A Total Loss

© Matthew Jonas 2011/Evergreen Newspapers 2011

I made this picture at a house fire earlier this week. For a while I had seriously considered living in Evergreen. Then I realized how far away the nearest water supply was in the event of a fire. There is a reason that people keep a “go box” with all their important belongings next to the front door during fire season.

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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