I’m a little late to the party, with the move and the new job, this should have been done two weeks ago.

Anyway part of the New Years resolution is to blog more, so here it is.

I am going to split the images from last year into 3 posts, news, editorial, and B&W to keep some coherence.

These have mostly been taken in the last month and a half, since I started working for the Mansfield News Journal (again).  There are a few other “news” ones from before then at the beginning.

Yao Ming looks at me during a Press Conference for his basketball summer camp in BeijingYao Ming looks at me during a Press Conference for his basketball summer camp in Beijing

One of my favs from a story I did for a Finnish Newspaper about sleepers in Ikea, Beijing, ChinaOne of my favs from a story I did for a Finnish Newspaper about sleepers in Ikea, Beijing, China

One of the few stills I managed to capture while shooting a documentary in Tacloban, Philippines on the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda (Haian)One of the few stills I managed to capture while shooting a documentary in Tacloban, Philippines on the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda (Haian)

Some locals take shade underneath a boat that was washed onto shore during Thyphoon Yolanda, it was about half a mile in, shows how strong the typhoon wasSome locals take shade underneath a boat that was washed onto shore during Thyphoon Yolanda, it was about half a mile in, shows how strong the typhoon was

Some leftover halloween prank in an abandoned building in Mansfield, OhioSome leftover halloween prank in an abandoned building in Mansfield, Ohio

Five-year-old Zaidin Zier won a bike, then had it stolen, this photo was running with a story about it.  The great thing was after it ran, an annonymous donor bought him a new one!Five-year-old Zaidin Zier won a bike, then had it stolen, this photo was running with a story about it.  The great thing was after it ran, an annonymous donor bought him a new one!

Richard Dauchenbaugh was going to buy himself a Playstation for Christmas, then his father suddenly died, and gave it up on layaway to help pay for his funeral, goes with a story where they were also going to have a fundraiser to help him payRichard Dauchenbaugh was going to buy himself a Playstation for Christmas, then his father suddenly died, and gave it up on layaway to help pay for his funeral, goes with a story where they were also going to have a fundraiser to help him pay

Feature on a far in Richland County where you can buy your own trees for Christmas, and also rent reindeer!Feature on a farm in Richland County where you can buy your own trees for Christmas, and also rent reindeer!

The Polar Express pulls in the ShelbyThe Polar Express pulls in the Shelby

This.is.small.town.America.This.is.small.town.America.and.I.love.it

Just a gentle, quiet feel to the image that I am really drawn toJust a gentle, quiet feel to the image that I am really drawn to

Sports!Sports!

More sports, RAWR!More sports, RAWR!

Multiple exposure I need art sports!Multiple exposure I need art for tomorrow’s paper sports!

Sports!  Almost!Sports!  Almost!

Sports feature, it was so cold the water bottles froze, so trying to unfreeze them before the gameSports feature, it was so cold the water bottles froze, so trying to unfreeze them before the game

HomecomingHomecoming

Fire!Fire!

Pretty Fire, well not really, but you get the ideaPretty Fire, well not really, but you get the idea

Fire aftermath

Fire aftermath

John Wendling was a police officer and a pillar of the community, he retired last year, and then passed away before he got to enjoy his retirement, life is shortJohn Wendling was a police officer and a pillar of the community, he retired last year, and then passed away before he got to enjoy his retirement, life is short

Paying their respects to John WendlingOfficers paying their respects to John Wendling

The funeral procession passing over the flag hung by firefighters in honor of John Wendling

The funeral procession passing over the flag hung by firefighters in honor of John Wendling

John Wendling being laid to restJohn Wendling being laid to restEnding this on a happy note. 93 year old Marth Smith reacts after finding out her things were paid for by some good samaritans just before Christmas.  Hope I can be like her someday!Ending this on a happy note. 93 year old Martha Smith reacts after finding out her things were paid for by some good samaritans just before Christmas.  Hope I can be like her someday!

 

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