The Photo Dude


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When you deserve to win!

I’m an athlete (cough, cough). Well, let’s say I was an athlete and, now, I am someone who plays a game that requires some coordination,…


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A lot of life in one day

This wasn’t the strangest day I’ve ever had in 20 years of working as a newspaper photographer. But it was a roller coaster. It had…







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The anatomy of the approach

There is a great book called “The Great Picture Hunt” by Dave LaBelle, a terrific feature photographer. I saw a copy years ago and finally…


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That old rugged cross

“On a hill far away, stood an old rugged Cross” Things that you cling to over time through memory and sensation are amazing. For instance,…


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Cranberry uses music to motivate

“You’re working out what?” asked Cranberry Phys ed teacher Ernest Keller. “HEART!” yelled back the gym full of fourth graders. “Our heart muscle, EXACTLY!” he…


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All lives matter

Today, I was in Franklin photographing an assignment in front of the courthouse. It was raining and I was getting soaked. I don’t notice this…