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RNC Cleveland – Let The Show Begin

It is a tough shoot. When you’re at an event with 15,000 of your fellow journalists (covering 4,000 delegates) it’s obviously a tight squeeze reminiscent of trying to squeeze into a packed subway car during peak New York City rush hour, only everybody’s got a camera.

Every day is similar. Wake up early, get to the venue, work all day and night, eat on the run, get back to my ro…Read On…

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Some Things Never Change – The Political Convention Coverage

“Change doesn’t come from Washington.

Change comes to Washington.” 

Barack Obama, DNC speech, Aug. 28, 2008

“Change is coming.” 

John McCain, RNC speech, Sept. 5, 2008

With the 2016 Political Conventions upon us, I thought I would resurrect a piece I did during my 2008 coverage for DigitalJournalist.org, Dirck Halstead’s ground breaking blog for photojournalists. A lot has change…Read On…

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Opinion: Missing The Moment And Capturing It At The Same Time

I see this sight with increasing frequency.  People holding up their phone in front of face recording a cool event or situation, like a concert or speech, watching the three-dimensional live event through a tiny screen. It’s a conscious decision – choosing to record the moment rather than experiencing the purity and reality of that moment. It’s a choice photographers know something ab…Read On…

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