Last week I filled in at the Summit Daily News when their regular photographer, Mark Fox, was on vacation. I got my start in photographer right there as an intern for our local newspaper over 10 years ago - so it was fun to be back in those shoes again.
I remembered some of the lessons I had learned (and forgotten) years ago:
1. When you say you're with the paper, children run towards you and BEG to get their photo taken, and adults run away and hide!
2. Somedays in a small town, there really isn't much newsworthy to photograph. It pushes your creativity to find images worth publishing.
Here were a few of my favorites from the week...
And then there are always photos that you take, but there's not room in the newspaper for them - LOVED these photos!