Tag : criminal justice center

Mass Incarceration

As a staff photojournalist at a newspaper, you get used to covering the same things year after year. It is our mission to do our best to find something unique. I work on Sundays which means I cover all of the church services. It is par for the course around here to go to a couple services on Easter. Just like at any other assignment, I try to look for moments and light to make a different picture. Here are a frames […]

Cameras in the courtroom

I like to do my best to prepare for each assignment. Usually, I have a general idea of what is going to be happening, where I’m going to be and what kind of equipment I’ll need. However, that’s not always the case. Recently, Illinois has started allowing access to news cameras in courtrooms. At a maximum, two television and two still cameras are allowed in at a time. They are allowed in on a case by case basis requiring the […]