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Protests in Louisville

I spent a week in my hometown of Louisville, Ky., covering the protests in response to the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and David McAtee. I left Memphis early on Saturday, May 30, 2020, so I could get settled in my hotel before the long night. As I approached my hotel in downtown Louisville — a mere few blocks from the site of the protests — I noticed workers were boarding up all the ground floor windows at […]

Favorites of 2011

At the end of the year, many “best of” contests roll around. This year has been no different. It requires you to go back through all of your work to find those few images that stand out from the crowd. The problem with this is that some images are personally significant because of challenges and problems that were overcome to make the photograph. Those don’t win contests. The judges don’t see the back story. Here are a handful of images […]

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 […]