Author Archives: Cory Bergquist

About Cory Bergquist

Cory is a recent graduate from Arizona State University with a BFA in Art (Intermedia). He enjoys all aspects of video production from filming to creating original soundtracks. He is also a freelance photographer.

All Aboard The Grand Canyon Railway! [PHOTOS]

Grand Canyon Railway
by in Play

All aboard the Grand Canyon Railway! Visitors from all over the world come to Arizona to visit the Grand Canyon, whether it be via flight, road trip or bus ride. But one of the most calming, scenic ways to get the Grand Canyon is the Grand Canyon Railway — a two-and-a-half to three hour ride… Read More →

Waste Management Phoenix Open 2012 [PHOTOS]

Waste Management Phoenix Open
by in Events | Snapshot

Sunshine, well-groomed grass, cold drinks and plenty of interesting people — all found at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. I had been hearing about the Phoenix Open for as long as I can remember, but I never had a chance to see it for myself. This was my chance to finally dive in and enjoy… Read More →

Catwalk-for-a-Cause 3D Fashion Show At Barrett-Jackson [PHOTOS]

Catwalk-for-a-Cause 3D fashion show
by in Events

After a quick shuttle ride on a super-sized golf cart, I was entering the Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction on my way to the Catwalk-for-a-Cause 3D fashion show, featuring ETCETERA fashions. Walking along the pavement listening to the quick announcements of what sounded like a heated auction for one of many impressive cars, I made my… Read More →

Looking Up In Downtown Phoenix

Downtown Phoenix
by in Around Arizona | Snapshot

Looking Up In Downtown Phoenix Conquering the skyline is part of becoming a major city. I have always been intrigued by the beauty in architecture. The structured lines and distinct shapes are such a contrast to the elements of nature that surround them. I finally got a chance to take a bit of a test… Read More →

Taking Frames At The 2011 Tempe Festival Of The Arts

2011 Tempe Festival of the Arts
by in Events | Snapshot

Taking Frames At The 2011 Tempe Festival Of The Arts Colors, shapes, big and small, perfect weather on a beautiful day — I couldn’t ask for much more! Once again I found myself on Mill Avenue in downtown Tempe, Ariz. This time however, I was not there for dancing, food or drinks. I was there… Read More →

Casino Del Sol Resort Hotel Expansion

Casino Del Sol Resort Hotel

I had the chance to check out Casino Del Sol Resort Hotel in Tucson and its brand new, multimillion-dollar hotel expansion. From the second I walked in, I was taken back by the effort that went into making this hotel stand above the rest. The ceilings were high, the rooms were spacious, and the pool… Read More →

Tour De Fat 2011 At Tempe Beach Park

Tour de Fat 2011
by in Events | Snapshot

Bikes, food, music, plenty to drink and plenty of smiling faces filled the Tempe Beach Park for Tour de Fat 2011. Every direction I looked, one-of-a-kind bikes rolled in one direction or another. Along with fully-themed costumes and plenty of live entertainment, it was easy to enjoy myself. A band poured up beat music out… Read More →

Snapshot: Phoenix Fashion Week 2011

Phoenix Fashion Week 2011

I had the chance to go to Phoenix Fashion Week at the Talking Stick Resort and take as many pictures as I could manage! Getting a media pass is always fun for me. And this was no exception. I got to dive in with the rest of the photographers at the end of the runway.… Read More →

Q&A With Robert Black Of Fashion By Robert Black [VIDEO]

Fashion by Robert Black

AZNow.Biz sat down with Robert Black, who co-owns the vintage couture boutique Fashion by Robert Black, located in downtown Scottsdale, Ariz. Robert Black and co-owner Doreen Picerne traveled and shopped around the world, handpicking clothing and accessories for the store — items you won’t find anywhere else in Scottsdale, including vintage red carpet couture, special… Read More →

Studio 5: Photography and Music Studio with Kelly Cappelli

Studio 5, Kelly Cappelli
by in Events | Small Biz

A Crash Course on Studio 5 By Kristine Cannon Kelly Cappelli of Studio 5 educates us about her photography and music production studio, located in an abandoned elementary school. Cappelli discusses why it was chosen to locate the studio in an elementary school, and she also touches on her past and present projects as well… Read More →

Lava River Cave And Snowbowl Adventures

Lava River Cave, Flagstaff
by in Snapshot | Travel

A day of hiking in Flagstaff, Ariz. in the Lava River Cave and on one of the San Francisco Peaks’ trails, Kachina Peak, was exactly what I needed to refresh my mind (and lungs). I was taken back by the feeling of being completely surrounded by darkness, underground, in 40 degree temperatures (during the Arizona… Read More →

Artist Profile of Jacob Meders, Heard Museum: Art as a Business

Jacob Meders, Heard Museum, Arist Profile
by in Education

Artist Profile: Jacob Meders AZNow.Biz took a trip to the Heard Museum in central Phoenix, where we met up with local artist and printmaker, Jacob Meders. Meders spoke with us about his unique art on display in the Something Old, Something New, Nothing Borrowed Exhibit and in the Berlin Gallery, as well as choosing art… Read More →

Snapshot: MLB All-Star Parade 2011

MLB All-Star Parade, Phoenix, Ariz.

On the fine, summer afternoon of July 12 in Phoenix, I took a trip on the Valley Metro Light Rail into the city to see the All-Star Game Parade. After taking in the sights for a bit, I picked out a nice spot along the side gate and settled in to watch all sorts of… Read More →

Valley Metro Light Rail Art

Valley Metro Light Rail, Phoenix, Ariz.
by in Snapshot

After years of having only a bus system, Arizona finally took a step to better public transportation in 2008, when the Metro Light Rail was completed. Though the light rail has a strict, one-road route, which tends to limit its effectiveness, it also runs on a more strict schedule. It is almost never late and… Read More →

15th Annual Webby Awards Honoring Excellence On The Internet

Photo: Webby Awards
by in Blogs | Tech

The Webby Awards honor websites, interactive advertising, online film and video, and mobile apps — and this year, the winners were announced early May and the Webby Special Achievement Awards were held on June 13. Presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, the Webby Awards was established in 1996. Academy members range… Read More →