Portrait of a firefighter

I shoot a lot of portraits. Unlike some of my colleagues, I actually like shooting portraits. This is a portrait of firefighter Scott Martin who helped to save the life of 3 year old Joshua Johnson who was run over by a car in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart in Evergreen. I called him in the morning to schedule a time to shoot the portrait but I didn’t hear back from him. My deadline was approaching fast and my editor told me that this story was going to run on the front page. So I did what anyone in my situation would have done, I drove to the fire station and rang the door bell.

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