This piece currently occupies pride of place amongst all the work I've done at WMUA this year. It's not the most complex, nor is it necessarily the most interesting piece. But I worked hard, and people helped me when I needed them to, and we got a solid piece of reporting (informative and well-produced) out … Continue reading SGA Elections: how much is too much truth?
Video is one of those things that always seems like a good idea... Until you actually have to edit it down and make it all presentable by the deadline. It becomes doubly so as I find that my best video editing happens between the hours of about 2 AM and 6 AM. Sometimes it has … Continue reading Reflections on Video Editing
Second in a series. I still haven't solved the problem of how to present graffiti. But I'm trying my hand at the first step: collecting all my data in one place. At the moment, my formal organizational system is in the form of "sets" on Flickr. I made a collection that contains all the sets … Continue reading Graffiti, Photography, & Writing about Art.
Police, a photo by aeroplang on Flickr. Cops are a state apparatus that make me really nervous. Usually I avoid even looking at them, if possible. Much less talking to them, and almost never taking their picture. But during Athens Pride, I couldn't pass up on the opportunity to capture all of these young men … Continue reading Cops, anarchy, and feather boas.
I don't want to get shot. That's what it boils down to. This may seem like an obvious admission, because no one wants to get shot. Perhaps it speaks to my sheltered existence that the threat of physical violence has such a hold over me, or perhaps it makes me human, but I do not … Continue reading Ruminations on the future and war.