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Band

Posted by skywriter12 on 27 Aug 2007 | Tagged as: feature, VC Star


Drumline. They wear paper dunce hats because they are freshman.

Horsey

Posted by skywriter12 on 25 Aug 2007 | Tagged as: feature, VC Star

Kathe Smothers rides Micah, a wild Mustang captured in Nevada. Smothers adopted Micah and trained her in less than three months.

Blind

Posted by skywriter12 on 24 Aug 2007 | Tagged as: news, VC Star








Firefighters from Oxnard and Ventura took part in a training exercise in an abandoned building in Ventura. The firefighters had to wear “smoke shields”, gray plastic inserts that block out light and mimic the poor visibility found in smoky buildings, while navigating the building.


These are a few of my fav’s, although I’m probably posting too many. It was pitch black inside, and the guys didn’t use flashlights. I shot most of it blind firing the camera and sometimes the flash towards where I thought they were standing. It would be fun to cover a few of these….

vertical jump

Posted by skywriter12 on 13 Aug 2007 | Tagged as: sports, VC Star


A high school football player tests his vertical jump at a football combine at Hueneme High School.

Smokin!

Posted by skywriter12 on 29 Jul 2007 | Tagged as: feature, VC Star

“Wow thats hot!”, said David Ayala, left, after sampling the super-hot salsa at the salsa tasting tent at the Oxnard Salsa Festival on Sunday.

Stand down

Posted by skywriter12 on 28 Jul 2007 | Tagged as: feature, VC Star


Hairstylist Lexie Tyler jokes with US Navy veteran Bill Wilson, while giving him a free haircut at the 2007 Ventura County Stand Down at the National Guard Armory in Ventura on Friday, July 27, 2007. The Stand Down is an annual event where hundreds of volunteers from various organizations throughout Southern California come together to offer a weekend of refuge and support for homeless and disabled veterans. The veterans stay overnight in a makeshift camp at the armory, and are able to receive medical and social services, food, showers, and a safe place to sleep.

Back from Iraq

Posted by skywriter12 on 22 Jul 2007 | Tagged as: feature, VC Star


Here are few from my assignment yesterday. A few national guard guys arrived at the naval base. I didn’t bother posting the crowd shots, details, etc and stuff, just reunion pictures. I’m thinking black and white maybe….

Spay

Posted by skywriter12 on 13 Jul 2007 | Tagged as: feature, VC Star

Minutes after succumbing to anasthesia, Tinker Bell, a min-pin chihuahua mix, is carried to the surgery room at Adobe Animal Hospital to undergo abdominal surgery in order to get spayed.

hardcore

Posted by skywriter12 on 09 Jul 2007 | Tagged as: feature, VC Star


Prayer in the park.

New Wig

Posted by skywriter12 on 25 Jun 2007 | Tagged as: feature, VC Star


Trying on a new wig at a beauty supply store…

waterslide

Posted by skywriter12 on 17 Jun 2007 | Tagged as: feature, VC Star

shakedown

Posted by skywriter12 on 15 Jun 2007 | Tagged as: feature, VC Star

Students at Pacifica High School are searched by security personnel before entering their own graduation ceremony.

Troop Leader

Posted by skywriter12 on 10 Jun 2007 | Tagged as: feature, VC Star

A boy scout troop leader crossing the rope bridge built by the scouts for Summerfest.

The Detrick

Posted by skywriter12 on 04 Jun 2007 | Tagged as: sports, VC Star

A softball game in Ventura.. An ode to Chris Detrick…

Memorial Fiddle

Posted by skywriter12 on 27 May 2007 | Tagged as: feature, VC Star


Old Time Fiddle Club in Oak View.
Kind of unconventional and weird. I can’t explain why, but I dig this frame.

Internment

Posted by skywriter12 on 26 May 2007 | Tagged as: portrait, VC Star


From left, Kayla Kimura, Tracey Akashi, Jeanine Shimatsu, and Erin Kimura with a reproduction of the notices posted around the state ordering people of Japanese ancestry to report to the internment camps during World War II. All four girls are of Japanese ancestry, and had relatives who were forced to live in the internment camps.

Polish Sausage

Posted by skywriter12 on 19 May 2007 | Tagged as: feature, VC Star

Commencement

Posted by skywriter12 on 18 May 2007 | Tagged as: news, VC Star

Oxnard College president Dr. Roberto C. Duran addresses students during the commencement ceremony for the 2007 graduating class.


So here’s a photo from today’s shoot I liked. I’ll be putting up my favorites from weeks 1 & 2 soon…