Cherpitel captures the essence of people and events using camera and film as an artist uses canvas and paints producing photos that are more than photos. Pioneering online photo presentations via Flash Image Stories, he has over 2,000 photographs online. Official photographer of the annual Love Ride since Love Ride 17 in November 2000. Specializes in large event photography. An artist who captures the essential essence. Video, portraits, large scale industrial photograpy, aerial photography, wedding photojournalism. Publications: Communication Arts Magazine, Life, Vogue, New Yorker. Awards from American Institute of Graphic Arts and New York Art Directors Club One Show. Two awards from Life Magazine for wedding photojournalism.