Slideshow: Photographer Mike Kropf shares his photos from the past year

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The day-to-day, behind the scenes life at Charlottesville Tomorrow.

Photographer Mike Kropf has been out in the community over the past year taking photos to accompany Charlottesville Tomorrow’s COVID-19 coverage. As we head into year #2 of life with COVID, we thought we would share some of his outstanding work.


A view of the Paramount Theater on Charlottesville Downtown Mall.


Residents of Brookmill neighborhood get together for a socially distanced gathering.


A sign at McGuffy park reads "Closed until further notice."


A shelf at Reid Super-Save Market .


Medical professional from Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital prepare to administer COVID-19 tests at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.


Employees from Enterprise volunteer at a Feed the Frontline event to provide meals to first responders.


A volunteer with World Central Kitchen carries meals for donation on the stage of The Jefferson Theater.


Jake Oswalt, shop manager at Community Bikes.


Charlottesville Tomorrow Reporter Charlotte Rene Woods and former Education Reporter Billy-Jean Louis participate in a Run with Maud.


A senior at Charlottesville High School poses for a photo at a drive-thru graduation.


Two medical professionals from Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital conduct a test for the novel coronavirus.


Medical professionals from The University of Virginia Medical Center conduct drive-up testing for COVID-19 at Mt. Zion First Baptist Church.


A medical professional conducts drive-up testing for COVID-19 at Mt. Zion First Baptist Church.


Captain Lance Blakey of the Charlottesville Fire Department prepares to receive a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine courtesy of the Blue Ridge Health District.


A temporary structure for COVID-19 vaccine distribution.


Photographer Mike Kropf

A born and raised Charlottesvillian, Mike Kropf has led a photography filled life. While working on his Bachelor degree in photography from Longwood University, Mike worked as the Photo Editor of the school newspaper, The Rotunda and founded The Photo Club. After graduating, he went on to become the University Photographer for the school where he covered sports, student events, and the Vice Presidential Debate of 2016. In 2015 Mike worked as a photographer for The Washington Football Team. Throughout this time Mike has run a successful wedding photography business called Eastbrook Photography where he’s photographed the weddings of NFL players, movie directors, and acclaimed journalists.