I already had a “safe” picture that I was happy with so I took a chance. I quickly walked ahead of the tour group to the row of hubs. I prefocused the lens to the distance I thought Branstad would be as he passed the openings through the hubs. Then, I put the [...]
The annual University of Iowa homecoming spirit competition Iowa Shout took place Thursday in the Main Lounge at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City. The event featured 21 performances from student organizations as well as teams made up a sorority/fraternity pairs with the homecoming theme “Countless Hawkeyes. One Spirit”
Mount Mercy’s Tess McGifford passes out purple balloons to Waldorf players before a balloon release in memory of teammate Haley Rinaldi before their game at Lower Kingston Field on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in southwest Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Rinaldi, who died in a boating accident in Colorado at the end of July 2013, was a [...]
A news photographer’s job while on an assignment consists of a lot of waiting. Waiting for an event to start. Waiting for the right light. Waiting for the right picture elements to enter your frame. Waiting for the right moment. The waiting paid off for me with a strong picture as Bronis Perteit sang [...]
Volunteers from Critter Crusaders Cedar Rapids showcased adoptable dogs from the Cedar Rapids Animal Shelter for interested people at the Tree of Five Seasons Plaza on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
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The 2013 Hy-Vee IronKids Triathlon at Cherry Hill Park in Cedar Rapids on Saturday, July 27, 2013. The Cedar Rapids event is one of 20 youth triathlons taking place from May through August. The top 10 finishers in each age division will compete in the Hy-Vee IronKids U.S. Championships on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in [...]
The seventh annual Summer Jazz Band Camp at Prairie Point Middle School was started as a result of area high school band directors seeing a wide range of ability levels among incoming freshmen. The camp is geared toward improving the skills of students entering grades 6-9. There are 55 campers in this year’s camp. The [...]