Archive for July, 2014
Looking back: A typical week in July
Looking back: A typical week in July

It’s late July, which is a weird time of year. We’re still in the thick of summer, so there remain plenty of summery assignments to photograph. School starts up in 3-4 weeks, so we’re also getting back-to-school assignments. Local high school football teams are gearing up for the forthcoming season, which means the GameTimePA folks […]

Looking back: The Can-Am Fire-Police Games, and Williams Grove Speedway
Looking back: The Can-Am Fire-Police Games, and Williams Grove Speedway

The Can-Am Fire-Police Games — basically, the Olympics for fire, police and emergency personnel — came to York County last week. Photographers Kate, Paul and Jason each had several assignments to cover the Games, but I had only one: The Toughest Competitor Alive event on Saturday. I tried to shoot these a little differently, and […]

Looking back: Bugs
Looking back: Bugs

Mayflies are swarming the Columbia-Wrightsville bridge, where they then die in heaping piles of carcasses, and it is stank-nasty. I’ve covered a lot of weird, gross stuff, but this assignment might be among the worst I’ve had to do. Just, ugh. Ugh, ugh, ugh. Anyway, moving on. For two weeks in June, I was a […]

Prepared for Takeoff
Prepared for Takeoff

I always enjoy shooting on farms. There’s so much going on – animals running wild, even when they’re not supposed to be, farm dogs and always tons of mangy cats. Earlier this week I photographed on Rettland Farm in Mount Joy for an upcoming story. I’ve never seen chickens quite like this. They were running […]

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