Category Archives: Photography

Jason Plotkin’s photos capture Best of Show in AP contest

The YDR’s Jason Plotkin followed York countian Paul Miller’s recovery after his bout with Streptococcus Pneumoniae. His photographs captured “Best of Show” in Pennsylvania Associated Press Awards competition recently.

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DFM T-shirt honors DFMie winners. 4 videos, too.

The York Daily Record’s Jason Plotkin ordered this T-shirt to recognize fellow DFMie winners in recent Digital First Media award competition in St. Paul, Minn. Plotkin won a big award himself, Mid-Sized Daily Journalist of the Year.

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York Daily Record wins third consecutive statewide FOI award

Chris Dunn scored a first place in Keystone Press Awards competition with this photograph of rescue during York County flooding in 2013. She was one of a host of York Daily Record Sunday News staffers who earned awards in recent competitions.

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The story behind our new ‘Picturing History’ series

I started the Picturing History project earlier this year at The Evening Sun in Hanover. The idea behind the project was simple: Try to visually represent the change that has happened in the communities I was covering.

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York Daily Recharge: YDR offering coffee, heat, recharge to folks without power Feb. 7

The York Daily Record is here to help. Join us in our newsroom between 2 and 5 p.m. Friday to warm up and recharge your cell phone, laptop, electric razor, you name it.

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Killing me with kindness

He asked me if I wanted a ride up to the house.

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Turning a ‘blind eye’ loose on spot news

Veteran photojournalist Jason Plotkin got some disappointing news the day before Thanksgiving — he had suffered a detached retina. That’s not good news for someone whose livelihood demands a sharp eye. Then came another setback. Jason needed surgery to repair … Continue reading

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Staff Q&As: Meet image tech Brenda Hake

Meet York Daily Record/Sunday News image technician Brenda Hake.

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Staff Q&As: Meet visual editor Eileen Joyce

Meet York Daily Record/Sunday News visual editor Eileen Joyce.

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A lesson in journalistic objectivity and thanks

Kate Harmon learns a lesson in objectivity as she asked Jason Plotkin to shoot a video about her father’s journey with Parkinson’s disease.

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