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 Look Back: Spring 2020 COVID-19 coverageHealth officials to region: Don’t panic over COVID-19, but prepareCommunity comes together for drive-thru COVID-19 testingSpecial graduation held for city and county seniors amid pandemic
A Look Back: Fall 2020 COVID-19 coverageLocal parents abandon public schools as they worry about children’s mental well-being, childcare, virtual learningInternal emails show how UVA worked to sway public opinion on its decision to reopenCDC, governor, local health officials urge everyone — Stay home for Thanksgiving
A Look Back: Recent COVID-19 coverageOfficials: Local schools can offer in-person learning without all staff being vaccinated for COVID-19A technical glitch that allowed hundreds of unauthorized people to book appointments for a COVID vaccine is plaguing the entire stateStill Determined: Mending Minds of Color
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.