Some stories can’t be told with words. Some sights are beyond description. All moments are fleeting and might go unseen if not for the talented photographers at University Communications. UVA Today’s series The Bigger Picture selects their finest work to capture the timeless beauty, ever-changing character and humanity of this special place.

UVA President Jim Ryan checked out the car on Monday, but didn’t get behind the wheel; the racer hits speeds of 150 mph with no driver.
By day, it’s the University’s centerpiece. By night, it’s the home of ghouls and goblins three stories tall.
Bike mechanics from a Charlottesville charity stopped by Grounds on Monday to tune up students’ wheels.
The fall color may have reached its peak this week in Charlottesville, and unseasonably warm temperatures allowed folks to get outside and enjoy the show.
The Cavalier football team celebrated Saturday after it earned its first-ever road victory over a top-10 opponent, beating previously undefeated North Carolina.
It’s hard to find fresh looks at UVA’s most photographed landmark. A resourceful photographer and student intern took on the challenge.
The once-dark chapel at the University of Virginia is returning to its original warmth, charm and grace.
Our drone was on hand as a fiery sky provided a backdrop for an annual Lawn tradition.