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I haven’t set foot in a dark room in over 15 years.
That’s what happens when you use digital cameras and computer programs daily to edit, crop and adjust photos.
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Read for the Record

October 10, 2011 – 11:33 am | Comments Off
Pearson senior vice-president of sales and marketing Karl Gustafson reads the children's book Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney, Thursday, October 6, 2011 at the Chandler location as part of Jumpstart's Read for the Record, presented in partnership with the Pearson Foundation. The event is a world-record-breaking campaign that brings together children and adults to read the same book on the same day.[Tim Hacker/ Tribune]

Pearson senior vice-president of sales and marketing Karl Gustafson reads the children’s book Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney, Thursday, October 6, 2011 at the Chandler location as part of Jumpstart’s Read for the Record, presented in partnership with the Pearson Foundation. The event is a world-record-breaking campaign that brings together children and adults to read the same book on the same day.

Being prepared

September 28, 2011 – 1:21 pm | Comments Off

Rural/Metro Fire Protection Manager Luther Moorhead,left, and Holly Walter with Southwest Ambulance compile a 72-hour disaster preparedness kit, Tuesday, September 27, 2011 in Mesa for National Disaster Preparedness Month. For a extensive list of items …

Conductorcise

September 22, 2011 – 1:11 pm | Comments Off

I was invited to cover a Conductorcise session at a local senior living community in Tempe this week.  The residents were very excited to be entertained as well as being active.
 
 
 

Black Friday 2010

December 1, 2010 – 2:37 pm | Comments Off

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 …

Starlite

October 25, 2010 – 11:06 am | Comments Off
Starlite Motel in Mesa

As a photographer there are many compute programs that can be used to showcase projects.  Soundslides is program which allows for adding voice/music to still images.  Before importing the images and sound into …

High school football begins

September 1, 2010 – 1:45 pm | Comments Off

Last Friday night started the High school football season. The game I was assigned to was Desert Ridge at Mesquite in Gilbert, which went into over-time.  The excitement around the came was intense. …

Ride Along with the Mesa Police during Operation STEAM

August 1, 2010 – 8:00 am | Comments Off

Last Friday night I rode along with Mesa Police Operation STEAM officers who patrol the streets looking for teens up to no good.  Many ride-alongs I have been on end up with nothing happening, say …

Dam bursts at Tempe Town Lake

July 30, 2010 – 1:27 pm | Comments Off

Early November can’t come soon enough for those wanting to see Tempe Town Lake return.  While the water is gone, it is giving City of Tempe  workers time to clean out the junk that has …

Maybe there is gold in the Superstition Mountains.

July 30, 2010 – 1:05 pm | Comments Off
Maybe there is gold in the Superstition Mountains.

With the monsoon weather that has hit the Valley lately, the sky has been full of clouds and rain. Looking out at the Superstition Mountains I was able to capture a rainbow as it …

Take Your Kid to Walk with you day!

April 21, 2010 – 12:56 pm | Comments Off

Saturday, I brought my 3-year-old son, Alex, to walk along with me while I covered Pat’s Run in Tempe. I wanted to cover the run/walk different this year, so I walked along with participants in …