Longmont Pit Bulls

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Last week, I worked on a story about Pit Bulls in Longmont. After a couple recent attacks, the breed has been brought into the spotlight again. It seems that both supporters and opponents have quite a bit to say about them. I feel sorry for the reporter who had to cover the story. She had quite a few emails and some voicemail about the subject. Here’s a few photos that accompanied the story. Enjoy.

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Good Light in a Bad Venue

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Never send a photographer to an assignment around sunset and expect them to come back before dark. I live for these opportunities. The picture above was made inside a department store during a job fair for students. Not exactly the best light. A west facing doorway can be a great asset in a situation like this.

A Steep Learning Curve

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There is a lot to say about my first month at the Longmont Times-Call. Mostly, it was trial by fire. Some things worked out and some things fell through the cracks as I struggled to keep up with the pace of a daily news cycle again.

The biggest change has come from being a one-man-band to managing 3 one-man-bands. I am now part of a staff again which has solved as many problems for me as it has created. I now worry about what 2 other people should be producing as well as what I need to do to make sure they can do what I want. Make sense?

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