Week One Done

Week 1 of my six month internship at the Janesville-Gazette is in the books. So far, each day has already offered some valuable learning moments, such as…get as much info for captions as possible, keep a pair of dry socks in the car (always) and don’t count on GPS. What I find most fascinating about […]

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Fake Candles and Politics

Candle-light vigils, no matter what they’re for, will pretty much always lead to a nice picture. So when I heard about the rally at the Capitol (yes, again) and the candle-light vigil, I thought I’d check it out, especially since I haven’t used my camera in what feels like ages (I think it’s been a […]

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The Quiet Moments Matter

So it’s protest day 312 today. Well, not really, but it feels like it. Amazingly I managed to avoid actually shooting any of the protests over the last week in part because I was off doing other things (midterms are no fun) and I really didn’t want to go up there in the first place. […]

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A “Capitol” Idea

Today was interesting. I had a photoshoot with the UW Madhatters, an all-male a cappella group, to take some publicity photos for their upcoming Spring concert. I’ve been shooting the Madhatters for about 2 years now, and one thing I’ve found is that it is beginning to get very difficult to do anything new. Essentially […]

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Witnessing History

Today began simply enough; as I write this at 1:30Am, I strongly believe I witnessed something historical today. Not only for Wisconsin, but historical for politics around the United States. I am of course talking about the protests outside the State Capitol building in Madison, where exponentially larger crowds have descended on Capitol Square over […]

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Battle for Bascom

For the second time in two years, UW-Madison cancelled classes for a snow day. And for the second year in a row, thousands of UW students trudged up Bascom Hill carrying food trays full of snow, flags, sling-shots, hockey masks and wearing any sort of protective gear they can get their hands on. It’s the […]

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