Photos: Truck Day 2017

Cary, NC – Bright Horizons held their “Triangle Truck Day” fundraiser this past weekend and we were able to get some photos of this big event. Check out some of our photos below. Read more

Photos: 2017 NC State Fair

Cary, NC – The North Carolina State Fair has come and gone, bringing its rides, attractions, food and much more. Brooke Meyer took photos at the year’s biggest event in North Carolina to help you relive the festivities. Read more

Photos: Tour de Cove

Cary, NC – This past Saturday, October 7, 2017, many people from around the community gathered for the Tour de Cove event, to raise money for medical costs for Lori Cove.

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Photos: Triangle Oktoberfest 2017

Cary, NC – This past Friday and Saturday was Triangle Oktoberfest at Koka Booth Amphitheater. There were games, beer, food and the Weiner dog race. Read more

Photos: Cary Scavenger Hunt 2017

Cary, NC – The 2017 Cary Scavenger Hunt was a fun adventure across town. We got some photos of the activity at the main base in Downtown Cary to help you relive the event. Read more

Night Photography Class

Cary, NC – Whether you use a cell phone, point-and-shoot camera or DSLR, taking pictures at night can be a challenge. Hone your skills with Documentary Night Photography at Duke University, taught by CaryCitizen publisher Hal Goodtree.


Learn to Take Pictures at Night

In years past, taking pictures at night was the province of a few patient, obsessive souls. Now, digital chips in cameras and cell phones can almost see in the dark.

Documentary Night Photography teaches photographers of all levels, and with all kinds of gear, how to unlock the inherent capabilities in your camera. Topics include:

  • Speeding up your camera
  • Taking long exposures
  • Adjusting color temperature
  • Street Tips
  • Composition

Learn more about the class at Documentary Night Photography.

Center for Documentary Studies

Documentary Night Photography is an offering of the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University. Classes meet at CDS on Wednesday evenings from 6-9 PM beginning September 20, 2017..

Each session includes one hour of class discussion and two hours of work on the street.

Documentary Night Photography class, 2016.

What Students Say

“One of my favorite classes at CDS!” – Karen H., student
“Thanks for introducing me to the night.“ – Ken Z., student
“I really had a good time.” – Giuseppe Z, student
“The photos are spectacular.” – Center for Documentary Studies

More Info & Registration

Find out more and sign up at Documentary Night Photography.


Story from staff reports. Photos by Hal Goodtree.

Photos: 2017 Lazy Daze

Cary, NC – 2017’s Town of Cary Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival was a big event with lots of arts and crafts, events for families and performers from the Triangle’s Imagine Circus. We have more photos from the event as we look back on the 41st Lazy Daze. Read more

2017 Lazy Daze in Pictures

Cary, NC – Usually, it’s hot. Sometimes it rains. But the 41st Lazy Daze Festival in Cary this past weekend was notable for cool, clear weather, more like Autumn than August. Read more

Photos: Music in the Downtown Park

Cary, NC – The new downtown park and fountain have become very popular hangout spots. Now, the Town has add music to the mix. Read more

Photos: Downtown Dedication

Cary, NC – One of Cary’s fastest growing attractions is the new Downtown Park and this past Saturday, June 24, 2017, residents were invited to a celebration on Academy Street for the new town amenity. Read more