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Smell the Roses in Columbia, SC This Valentine's Day
Posted on January 19, 2017 at 12:27PM by Dayna Cantelmi
Columbia has been struck with Cupid's arrow and we have everything you need to know to plan the perfect Valentine's Day.   Posted by Conquest Brewing Co., Inc. on Friday, ...
What's Hot This January
Posted on December 30, 2016 at 8:59AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Happy New Year! Hit the ground running in 2017 with concerts, exhibits, events and more happening all over town this month. Read on for our roundup of things to do below, then check out ...
All You Need to Know to Kick Off the New Year in Columbia, SC
Posted on December 12, 2016 at 8:59AM by Dayna Cantelmi
From finding the perfect hotel and picking the right New Year's Eve celebration to spending the rest of the weekend exploring the area's restaurants and attractions, we have everything you need to ...
What's Hot This December
Posted on November 22, 2016 at 7:03AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Holiday celebrations, special events around town and a number of museum exhibits are all in store for December. Check out our roundup of things to do below, then take a look at ...
What's Hot This Holiday Season: Your Guide to Columbia, SC Festivities
Posted on November 2, 2016 at 9:12AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Get ready to give thanks, gather with family and friends and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year! The holiday season is officially upon us and we have everything you need to know about ...
What's Hot This Halloweekend: Tricks, Treats and Terrors
Posted on October 28, 2016 at 6:00AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Halloween is here, so gather up some ghosts and goblins and get witchy this weekend at a number of events and activities going on around town! Read on for our roundup below, then take a look at ...

flashnick | visuals

Brett Flashnick, the owner and chief photographer/director of flashnick | visuals has more than a decade, of experience working as a professional editorial, corporate, and advertising photographer and cinematographer. He has received national and regional awards for his photography, including first place recognition from Columbia University, Kentucky Press Association, Kentucky News Photographers Association, and the South Carolina News Photographers Association. While in college, Brett won the 2002 College Photographer of the Year award for his sports photography portfolio, and the 2003 William Randolph Hearst Award in the news and sports categories.

Among his clients are the The Associated Press, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, Sports Illustrated, and Golf Digest, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, Miller-Valentine Group, and the Midlands Authority for Conventions Sports, and Tourism. His photographs have appeared in the pages of Time, Newsweek, Golf Digest, Sports Illustrated, Der Spiegel, National Geographic, People, online at ESPN.com and MSNBC.com, and have been broadcast on CNN’s The Situation Room and Anderson Cooper 360°.

*Brett is the official photographer of the Midlands Authority for Conventions, Sports & Tourism, representing the Columbia Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau, Columbia Regional Sports Council, and Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. You can check out some the work he has done for us on our Flickr account.

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