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Covering the Wisconsin legislature protests

I had the opportunity a few months back to cover the protests in Madison, Wis., at the state Capitol.  I was asked to write about my experience for the photojournalism website SportsShooter.com. You can read the article on SportsShooter by clicking here but I have added a few additional pictures to the post here. It was about 8 p.m. on a Thursday night. I was covering a local event for my paper, The Rockford Register Star. That was when my […]

Senate debate through video and photographs

Yesterday, I covered a debate among the  five Republicans running for U.S. Senate in Indiana. The candidates – Marlin Stutzman, Don Bates Jr., Richard Behney, Dan Coats and John Hostettler – are competing for Sen. Evan Bayh’s seat. The debate was held at the Moose Lodge in New Castle, IN. Because of the relatively small venue, tickets to the event sold out almost immediately. It was a full house. I had the difficult juggling act of shooting stills while simultaneously […]