Monday, May 17th, 2010


I covered Graduation for the second straight year and again commencement signals the beginning of the Summer DI production. The summer paper is tabloid instead of broadsheet, with a cover photo for each issue. As difficult as it is to shoot for the square format of a cover, it’s now even more difficult since the [...]

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

The Photo Issue – My Sign Off

For the majority of the past week, I’ve spent my time preparing the first ever Daily Illini Photo Issue. After days of sorting through archives, rewriting captions and having nightmares I toned a photo wrong, the issue came out this morning. I was extremely relieved to not have any major errors and that the issue [...]

Monday, May 18th, 2009

Summer Commences

Summer production is very relaxed. We are only publishing twice a week right now, I fear when that becomes 4 days a week in 4 weeks for summer session II. Also, today and tomorrow I will be going to three meetings to take photos. I’m excited at the challenge of getting different shots of terribly [...]