Attended the Fight for $15 protests which took a different approach this year, compared to the last. The groups focused on highlighting lack of adjunct pay as well as continuing to advocate for a higher minimum wage. I was curious what bystanders thought, so I used yikyak to read some posts: "what are these people [...]
I got to shoot ASU graduation by tagging along with ASU marketing photographer Andy Delisle so I could shoot for fun. It was overwhelming with so many people, so much movement but fun to just wander and shoot for myself which I enjoyed. Oh and they release balloons, something about hundreds of giant balloons (as big [...]
We got the chance to travel with Humphrey Fellows from Arizona State University to visit the Navajo reservation in northern Arizona/Utah. During the trip we were given a tour of monument valley, including different rock formations and mountains before dinner and some traditional dancing and ending the night in a traditional hogan. I was able [...]
I am considering myself lucky this week. Yesterday I attended a talk/reading held by Alberto Rios, Arizona's first poet laureate, at the Phoenix Public Library. Rios joins the "Peacemaker," palo verde and the bolo-tie as things so purely Arizonan they are actually recognized as unique representations of the Arizona experience. Some examples of Rio's work can be [...]
So I busted out an old Fuji a few days ago and threw in a roll of Ilford 50, it has been a while, I shot at 400 ISO and these scans are low quality, but it was just fun to shoot film again, it's honestly been a couple of years . . .
Image of the Virgin of Guadalupe with prayer card, this project is nearly wrapped up.
So the days are winding down . . . videos being exported, writing being edited, codes being written and while I was nervous the whole summer that the work we did wouldn't be what we expected, today I think it is even better. It's a good start and I can say that everyone's work, I [...]
A picture of a high school journalism bootcamp. It was fun watching these kids as they talked about story ideas and media platforms. They have so much interest and passion, more than I think I may have ever had as a 15-16 year old, it's good stuff to see. I haven't posted in a while [...]
Graduation Finally! It was held at Frank Lloyd Wright's Gammage auditorium. Awesome building if you've never been there. Here are some of the pics Dean Callahan rounds us all up A couple from home:
More personalized mortar boards . . . I love this stuff, here are some from commencement on Wednesday. These are all my fellow Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, it's been an amazing few years, amazing people and good memories.