UPDATED 12/28: 2011 Year in Photos Galleries

It’s that time of year again. The 2011 Year in Photos galleries are beginning to be posted. Instead of endlessly searching the web, why not come here to check them out in one convenient place? Check back daily for updates.

State Cross Country Remote Camera Outakes

© Matthew Jonas 2011/Evergreen Newspapers 2011

I set a remote camera during every race I had to cover at the 2011 CHSAA State Cross Country Championships this year. I had some success and a few failures. Speaking of failures (WARNING: Rant Approaching), CHSAA has once again made covering the finish line nearly impossible for photographers. They continue to insist on having non essential personnel clogging the finish line. It is the most disorganized event I cover each year. I dread having to cover it. I know I’m not alone in this respect. (Rant over) Anyway here are a few select pictures from my remote along with some explanations.

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Mr. EHS Competition Rehearsal

© Matthew Jonas 2011/Evergreen Newspapers 2011

Last week I stopped by the Mr. Evergreen High School competition rehearsal to make a few pictures. The lighting in the auditorium at EHS is abysmal. It’s something like ISO 6400, f2.8 at 1/30th in the bright spots. Even with the tough lighting conditions I managed to make a few frames that I liked. Click through for a few more. Thanks for looking.

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