Monthly Archives: April 2010

A Noon Photowalk at the U of A

It is an unwritten rule that the worst light to take photographs in is around noon. The sun is straight over head, so the shadows are flat/boring, the colors aren’t vibrant, and worst of all, it’s usually hot. OK, so that rule is probably written in lots of places. But, …

Quidditch–Muggle Style

Last Saturday I went to take my first ever sports photos for the UA Yearbook. My first sports photography experience was probably different than every other professional photographer’s first such experience to date: I was lucky enough to be thrown into this genre of photography with a game of …

Todos Por la Reforma: Immigration Reform Rally

Last night I attended a rally in support of comprehensive immigration reform. I’ve written an article for the UA newspaper The Arkansas Traveler, which you can find here. The event happened in Springdale (though it’s original plan was snowed out of the Union Ballroom) at the Jones Center for …

RARE Review, or, My Plea to Joel Sartore

All images © Joel Sartore. When I heard about Joel Sartore’s new book, I thought it was a really interesting project. When I saw this promo video for Joel Sartore’s new book, I thought “this is exactly what I want to do with my life. Period.” When I ordered Joel Sartore’s new book, I couldn’t wait for it to come in. When I first read Joel Sartore’s new book, I could not help but have that feeling you get when you watch a heart-wrenching scene in a movie and you do everything you can to hold back one of those big, hot tears that blurs your vision before it finally gets sucked back in. I’m not kidding. Entitled RARE: Portraits of America’s Endangered Species, this is more than just another picture coffee table book. It is a passionate plea to you, me, and the rest of the world to learn to remember our love of nature and to step up and do something about the species we are losing each an every year to extinction.

Skip’s Summer School – Why I Want to Go

The summer of 2008 was one of my worst summers on record. Not only did I have to go to summer school, but it was the worst kind of summer school. The Organic Chemistry I and II kind of summer school. I hate chemistry, and the fast-paced throw-it-in-your-face nature of …