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Here are a few of my favorite photos from the past few months. It seemed like my life revolved around high school basketball for a while so you will be seeing a lot of basketball represented here. I covered some interesting people to start of the year including a master LEGO builder, a 10-year-old with […]
I’ve spent the last month working on, what seems like, an above average amount of portraits at work and personally. One of the biggest learning curves I had to overcome when I started full time at the Herald & Review was learning how to use speedlights to my advantage, especially for portraits. I feel like […]
After what seemed like an eternity of indoor lighting the Spring sports season finally got here even if the weather doesn’t seem to think so. Here are a few of my recent favorites.
The start of October marked the road to IHSA state finals for local high school teams in Decatur. I mainly covered volleyball and football with some cross country sprinkled in. Emotions ran high with many of the athletes as their seasons came to a close, and I think you will be able to see that […]
Over the course of the year I tend to post more sports photography than anything else here on my blog. Along with the new year I hope to change that with running updates of not only sports but my news assignments as well. Since I started with the Herald & Review in May I have […]
Over the past few weeks I’ve been able to experience my first fall season covering high school sports. Most of my nights have been spent at either a volleyball, soccer or football game, and with state finals right around the corner I thought I would gather some of my favorite photos from the season so […]
I spent the majority of last weekend walking around the transformed downtown Decatur covering Celebration, a large street festival. Over the course of about a week a carnival is set up, stages are put up downtown and vendors gather along the streets. Even though the opening ceremonies got rained out the weather held up for […]
With the high school sports season quickly approaching in August here are some of my favorite sports photos from my first few months at the Herald & Review.
James Drury, of the TV western The Virginian, made a stop in Effingham and Decatur last Friday. I photographed him before and after an appearance with WAND, a local TV station. After taking more portraits in three months than I did in my entire college career I’m starting to get used to the fast paced nature […]
As my four years at Eastern come to an end tried my hand at producing a more intricate multimedia piece than I’m used to. I decided to take an independent study during this last semester, and the result was a multimedia piece on a Shannon McElmeel, a cellist at Eastern. The video was put together with three […]