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In Focus: At the circus

January 4, 2012 – 12:46 pm
Giovanni Zoppé, a sixth-generation circus performer who plays Nino in the Zoppé Italian Family Circus, walks a tight  rope during a performance Dec. 30, 2011, in Chandler. The show runs through Saturday. Chandler Center for the Arts,  250 N. Arizona Ave. $15-$37. (480) 782-2680 or www.chandlercenter.org. [Tim Hacker/Tribune]

Historic Train

November 16, 2011 – 11:15 am
A crowd gathers along the railroad in Gilbert during the arrival of the Union Pacific Railroad's Steam Locomotive #844, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011.  The locomotive known as Old #844 was built in 1944, traveled through Arizona in celebration of the state's centennial. [Tim Hacker/ Tribune]

A crowd gathers along the railroad in Gilbert during the arrival of the Union Pacific Railroad’s Steam Locomotive #844, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. The locomotive known as Old #844 was built in 1944, traveled through Arizona in celebration of the state’s centennial. [Tim Hacker/ Tribune]

Trick-or-Treat

November 2, 2011 – 12:04 pm
Kids dressed as their favorite characters trick or treat for candy in the Power Ranch area of Gilbert, Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 to celebrate Halloween. [Tim Hacker/ Tribune]

Kids dressed as their favorite characters trick or treat for candy in the Power Ranch area of Gilbert, Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 to celebrate Halloween. [Tim Hacker/ Tribune]

A “cut” above the rest

October 29, 2011 – 8:00 am
Meat cutters Juan Ortiz,left, and Eric Seals compete in the Texas Roadhouse Meat Cutters Challenge, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011 in Phoenix. A total of six cutters in the Valley competed looking to advance to the 2012 national competition in Florida. The winner of the national competition receives a grand prize of $20,000 and is crowned Meat Cutter of the Year.[Tim Hacker/Tribune]

Meat cutters Juan Ortiz,left, and Eric Seals compete in the Texas Roadhouse Meat Cutters Challenge, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011 in Phoenix. A total of six cutters in the Valley competed looking to advance to the …

Tempe Town Lake pedestrian bridge opens

October 18, 2011 – 11:45 am
The pedestrian bridge constructed over the west end dam of Tempe Town Lake is now open, shown Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011.  The bridge helps shade the rubber bladder from the harsh sun as well as having sprinkler heads underneath to help cool the bladder.  [Tim Hacker/ Tribune]

The pedestrian bridge constructed over the west end dam of Tempe Town Lake is now open, shown Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. The bridge helps shade the rubber bladder from the harsh sun as well as having sprinkler heads underneath to help cool the bladder. [Tim Hacker/ Tribune]

Black Friday 2010

December 1, 2010 – 2:37 pm
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I have covered Black Fridays before and this year was no different. Shoppers wait for stores to open while standing out in the cold. I mapped out a plan with our reporter Michelle …

What Happened?

September 15, 2009 – 2:42 pm

Every-so-often, and lately every week, my hard drive fills up with photos I shot while on assignment but didn’t use and will likely never use. These extra photos clutter up the storage and I have …

More football

September 4, 2009 – 10:16 pm

Did you get a chance to check out varsity.evtrib.com for our live web coverage of prep football? You can still visit to catch a recap of tonight’s action. Here are a few shots from Mesa’s …

Friday Night Football

September 4, 2009 – 6:13 pm

Visit  varsity.evtrib.com to watch our live coverage of Friday night prep football.

Seek out the light

July 22, 2009 – 11:38 am

Photographically speaking, of course.
While on assignment there are a few elements that can make a photo good, even great. Or at least better than average. Composition, moment and light are three basic elements I pay …