Archive for July, 2013
Kate’s July favorites
Grace Brown, 2, of Springfield Township, waves her flags before the children's parade, part of the 4th of July "Blast", in Jacobus Thursday, July 4, 2013. DAILY RECORD/SUNDAY NEWS - KATE PENN

These are my favorite photos I took in July. I like them all for different reasons, one simply because how can you not love a boy who demands his t-rex ride in the 4th of July parade? Gettysburg, kids with flags, and baseball dominate the pack, which seems pretty fitting for this mid-summer month.  

The macro world of Central Market
The painting of the little boy sitting with a watermelon is located second from the top left at ReCycles at Central Market.

By Jason Plotkin Here are the close-up images and their reveals for the macro images I took at Central Market:

Animal cuteness
Collandra Runkle, age 13, left, of West York and Hailey Fabrick, age 12 of Hampstead, MD relax and eat their healthy lunch they made during the Teen Battle Chef program at Sproutwood Farm in Codorus Township July 15, 2013. A polite cat named Midnight would like to sample a mussel.   YORK DAILY RECORD/SUNDAY NEWS - PAUL KUEHNEL

Animal Cuteness: A cat politely asks for a taste of seafood. Not much needs to be written about why we like our pets and pictures that remind us of our interactions with pets. It’s a simple formula, lacking the complication associated with the rest of life.

Sideline Action
Andrew Srebroski, 10, of York Haven, tosses the ball with Branstin Shue, 10, of Dover, not pictured, on the sidelines during a Central League baseball game at Mount Wolf Tuesday, July 9, 2013.  DAILY RECORD/SUNDAY NEWS - KATE PENN

Sometimes the action on the sideline is more exciting than on the field. During a slow inning of a central league game yesterday, I stepped away to photograph the son of a player and his friend playing their own game.¬†As kids grow up parents spend hours on the sidelines watching whatever sport they play. It’s […]

Lying my way into a beautiful moment
Lying my way into a beautiful moment

Post by Jason Plotkin After I got the photograph below of two re-enactors getting engaged at the Gettysburg re-enactments last week, a lot of people asked me how I got it. Did I stumble on it? Did I stage it? How was I there at that moment? The truth? I lied my butt off. Someone […]

Custer re-enactor feels pain of history
Custer re-enactor feels pain of history

Photographers capture and encapsulate history into a single moment. A good re-enactor feels the pain of history as the story expands and old wounds bleed.

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