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Lots of Pomp and Circumstance

Lots of Pomp and Circumstance

Quick tip for those who don’t work for a small newspaper that covers high schools… unless you want angry emails and phone calls from parents, what you do for one school, you must do for all the schools. Good luck trying to cover one school’s homecoming but not another. Or one school’s prom, but not […]

4 years, 11 months ago Comments Off on Lots of Pomp and Circumstance
Supreme Decision

Supreme Decision

It can be tough sometimes to watch major news happening somewhere else. The journalist in me wants to be there taking photos. I had that feeling on Wednesday after the Supreme Court struck down DOMA. It’s a pretty historic decision and being in DC for something like that would have been amazing. So I did […]

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Sweet Georgia Brown

Sweet Georgia Brown

Since I was a kid, I’ve always loved to watch a Harlem Globetrotters show. I’m more impressed with their huge dunks now than I am with their silly jokes, but they combine for a couple hours of great entertainment. And I’ll admit, I have a set of red, white and blue Globetrotter wrist bands. Love […]

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Stars, Science and Oreo's

Stars, Science and Oreo’s

Today I shot a simple, fun assignment at a local elementary school. Students and their parents spent the evening playing science-themed games, making star maps and, my favorite, using Oreo cookies to learn the phases of the moon. After the sun went down, they went out into the back yard of the school to read […]

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Umbrella + Background

Umbrella + Background

It’s pretty standard for a newspaper photog to get called to go make a weather photo. This morning I got the text from my boss saying that we needed some rainy day photos. Finding rainy day photos in a town with a college campus is like shooting fish in a barrel. It’s a simple formula… […]

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Biker Dogs

Biker Dogs

I had been following a guy on a motorcycle for a few miles while on my way into work. Nothing new. Until I pulled up next to him at a red light and saw his two best friends sitting in his lap. How awesome is that?!? So I followed him until he stopped at a […]

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