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The new job: Rockford

I’ve just about rounded out my first month at the Rockford Register Star in Rockford, Ill. This month has flown by. I love that I’m busy shooting again. The first day on the job was a little sluggish. Paperwork. And lots of it. That is until a vehicle rolled over on a snow-covered bypass. I rushed out there and got photos of the firefighters using the jaws of life to free the man stuck inside. And yes, that is snow […]

May’s odds and ends

I was going through my May clips yesterday picking out my favorites for potential contest entry. Here are a few that stood out to me for one reason or another. I hate working around film crews. I can’t take pictures while they are recording. Their mics will pick up my camera shutter noise. When they aren’t filming, the scene is often times less interesting. I felt like this shot of a TV crew filming “Savor Indiana” turned out nice showing […]

A week of guns

My week started off innocent enough. It was the first day that it really felt like Spring outside. I went to Baker Park to make a warm weather feature. I hadn’t been there for 20 minutes when some kids showed with toy guns – or so I thought. No. They weren’t real guns. But they were airsoft guns and probably didn’t belong on a playground. Some parents called 911 and reported these kids. While the kids weren’t shooting at anyone, […]

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