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AmeriCorps volunteers building in New Orleans

Even 10 years after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, evidence of the destruction is still visible throughout the area! In the ongoing effort to help the area recover, Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps members are building 10 new houses in … Continue reading

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Habitat for Humanity Kicks off Annual AmeriCorps Build-A-Thon

Habitat for Humanity kicked off its annual AmeriCorps Build-A-Thon this week in New Orleans with an opening ceremony which included a jazz band and a traditional “Second Line” procession. Over 600 volunteers will be building 10 houses during the two … Continue reading

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31st Annual Habitat for Humanity Carter Work Project Kicks Off in Dallas

 

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Best of Photojournalism

I recently had the pleasure of working behind the scenes of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA)’s Best of Photojournalism (BOP) 2014 Contest Award Show & Education Festival in West Palm Beach, FL. My wife Angel & I spent two … Continue reading

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The real “Anchorman” – Mort Crim

The movie “Anchorman 2” starring Will Ferrell was just released.  Along with the Hollywood buzz about the movie and its stars, there has been a renewed interest in the man who inspired the Ron Burgundy character.  And that man is … Continue reading

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Newspapers Still Alive and Well…

The obituary of newspapers has already written as major newspapers like the Detroit Free Press are laying off dozens of staff members (including their entire photo department).  However,  surprisingly (or not so surprisingly) thousands of papers across the country are … Continue reading

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Georgia On My Mind

Angel and I recently took a trip up to Atlanta to visit some friends (including Valerie  & Mike Bean) and to see some sights including the Georgia Aquarium (which was incredible) and the World of Coca Cola (Angel’s nirvana). We … Continue reading

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I will leave THAT up to the Professionals.

Recently, a group of us from ACEL (Alachua County Emerging Leaders) spent a day building with our local Habitat for Humanity. It felt good to get out there and play with some power tools…  Arrrr Arrrr Arrrr Arrrrh!!! I think … Continue reading

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No More Professional Photographers

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer stated at a recent press conference, “There’s no such thing as Flickr Pro today because [with so many people taking photographs] there’s really no such thing as professional photographers anymore.” Needless to say, this comment set … Continue reading

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So, God Made a Professional Photographer…

The most talked about Super Bowl commercial this year was undoubtedly Dodge’s “So, God Made a Farmer.”  But what made this commercial stand out? Well… instead of using the surefire marketing trifecta (of babes, beasts or babies), humor, or overwhelming … Continue reading

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