Wednesday, December 31, 2008

My photo of the year

I was thinking about all the photos I have taken this year, and I decided to pick 3 of my favorites.  Here they are.

1st: Mallory Leggett of ISU Women's Volleyball
ISU vs Indiana State University

2nd: Meric Long of The Dodos at Pitchfork Music Festival
The Dodos

3rd:  Corey Warning of The Graduate in Springfield, Illinois
The Graduate

Happy New Year!

Saturday, December 27, 2008

Winter Time



Also, I have a new section on my Flickr called "My Portfolio." It has my favorites and your favorites from this year and last year.  Enjoy.

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Christmas came early.

I got the new Canon 5D Mark II!

This was shot at ISO 6400

Merry Christmas from Apt 4
We exchanged gifts


Apartment 4 wishes you a Merry Christmas

Sunday, November 30, 2008

Al Bowman Photo Essay for The DV

In Dr. Bowman's four years at Illinois State University, he has pursued funding for numerous construction and renovation projects to improve ISU.  Under his presidency the average ACT score for applicants to ISU has reached 25.2 for 2009.  He has continued his goal of transforming ISU into a "public ivy" league school.

These photos show a personal look into the life of ISU President Al Bowman

Page 9 of Dec. 1st's Daily Vidette






Unfortunately this photo essay ran in black and white, which is really too bad, because I work really hard to make this perfect. : (

Monday, November 24, 2008

What was on my "Mystery Roll"

When I returned from Paris this summer I developed all my film except one roll of black and white 120, because the place I drop my film off cost extra to do black and white. Since I'm cheap, I decided to do it myself.  I forgot what was on this roll, and it sat in my apartment for a 5 months.  When I had a chance to develop it, I had no idea what was on it.  I was so happy with the results. 
I used my Yashica A, which has no meter and sometimes doesn't work very well, so I was pumped that they all turned out.

Yashica A


Yashica A


Yashica A

Yashica A

Yashica A

Yashica A

Yashica A



Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Sneak Peak of my photo essay on Al Bowman

ISU President Al Bowman

This is just a little taste of my photo essay running in Monday December 1st' Daily Vidette. Please view it online at, or pick up an issue.

Monday, November 10, 2008

The next lens I buy...

will be a tilt shift lens.

This guy is amazing

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Obama Celebration

I had to work at the paper till 3:30, but the paper tooked A-mazing.

There was a riot / celebration that I covered for The Vidette.

Obama Celebration!

Obama Celebration!

Obama Celebration!

Obama Celebration!

Obama Celebration!

Obama Celebration

Obama Celebration!

Yes We Did!

Also, I'm going to The Death Set and Girl Talk in 1 hour!!!


Wednesday, October 29, 2008


Electric Snow


I can't wait for Halloween
Our sweet Halloween costumes: Cheap, simple, & creepy.  

Also, Elizabeth Weinberg is selling limited edition post cards. You should pick one up!

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Willennium Falcon A.K.A. my birthday

This was the name of my birthday, subsequently I made a poster.

Willennium Falcon

I've been really busy with work and being 21, it's crazy.

Also, there is a new addition to my photo arsenal.  I have the Mamiya RZ67 on loan from the Communication Department.  This thing weighs a ton.  
The New Addition
I've only ran one roll of 120 through it, but I'll do a few more this week.  
Below, Michael let me test it out on him.


Also, The Daily Vidette has been working me really hard. 
Good news, I'm going to New York in March for a college newspaper conference, I've never been and am very excited to see the big apple

Here are some slideshow me and Jim put up.

Monday, October 13, 2008

Portrait Project

I need to pick one of these for my portrait project for class, which one do you like most?

Option 1

Option 2

Option 3

Special thanks to Dave for being a model for an afternoon...

Friday, October 3, 2008

Come on Cubbies

Pre game Call of Duty 4 

cubs losing

The Cubs make Kreutzer sad.

Monday, September 22, 2008

Game time

Big Red Marching Machine.


Redbird Football vs Eastern Illinois 9.20.08 16
Kevin Brockway.


Redbird Football vs Eastern Illinois 9.20.08 15
We lost.

Photo 199
It finally feels like fall.  Football season is underway, and I can still sit outside and drink coffee.  Life is good.