Chef Hopeton Hibbert started his supper club, Flavor Excursions in 2012. With the help of his partner Oksana, they have created a cozy adventure in culinary arts. Each month Chef Hopeton creates a menu centered on a theme exploring different cuisines and delighting the palates of his guests. The video series will record both the creative and cooking process that is Flavor Excursions. Check with chefhopeton.com for further information on the date of the first episode.

Video that I shot and edited for a Lake Charles coffee shop, Steller Beans. The voice-over was provided by the local TV station.

Christmas is around 70 days away. The Christmas theater season is even closer.

My friend, Cathe Hall Payne is directing The Sanders Family Christmas this year at On Stage Atlanta. She gathered the cast early for a promo shoot. Here are my favorites from that day.

It is always great fun to photograph theater people.

Profiles for the Lake Charles Civic Ballet from Karen Wink on Vimeo.

This is the fourth in a video series I did for the Lake Charles Civic Ballet. In the Studio featured the principle dancers and served as a promotional tool to promote the company’s gala production.

This is the start of “Three Minutes” a multimedia portrait series.

My multimedia portrait series kicked off this month with my Lake Charles friend, Amahl. The post and the video can be found on my website.

My multimedia portrait series kicked off this month with my Lake Charles friend, Amahl. The post and the video can be found on my website.

Hobo Hotel is a no-kill shelter for cats. It is one of my favorite organizations in Lake Charles. They do such get work saving the lives of abandoned cats. It was a pleasure to shoot a few photos for them in 2012. I just wish I had more time and money to help.

photos never used

photos never used

Cornell Thomas with ACTS Theatre in Lake Charles, La.

Cornell Thomas with ACTS Theatre in Lake Charles, La.

Budding stuntman and model - Justice Mims

Artistically Speaking - Brian Stokes

This video features natural artist Brian Stokes. He spoke with Taylor Prejean and Karen Wink of the American Press about his art and how prison introduced color to his work.

(Source: americanpress.com)

Remembering Audrey: A firsthand account

When Hurricane Audrey hit Southwest Louisiana in 1957, Marguerite Meaux, a nurse at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, was put in charge of 41 newborns, their parents and a room full of expectant mothers. She sat down with the American Press to share her firsthand account of Hurricane Audrey.

(Source: americanpress.com)

Contemporary artist, Erin Barker shot on Ilford HP-5 and kodak portra 160

(Source: karenwink.com)