The Tribune’s photojournalists — Trent Nelson, Leah Hogsten, Francisco Kjolseth and Rick Egan — captured it all. They put their health at risk to create stunning images that showed our humanity and events that thanks to them we’ll never forget.
It makes you wonder, should we keep our professional standards and ethics modeled on the physics of light passing through glass and onto film? Or should we base them on the superior quality and light gathering ability of the human eye?
To avoid any unpleasantries make sure you check in with one of the assistant vice principals before you start shooting. In exchange for your drivers license they will give you a sideline pass. This pass must be worn around your neck and must remain visible at all times.
Next, the school police deputy will point out any players on the team that can't be photographed, either because their parents haven't signed a media release or because they're facing felony charges.
As this decade ends, I wanted to commemorate its passing by collecting images from these special people that have helped me over the years. I asked them to select an image of theirs that is historic, unique, revealing or memorable.
Most of all, I wanted the image to be something personal … an image special to them.
Jazz v Lakers: Game Two, Director’s Cut | Fly on the Wall
The Process – Aerial Skier Composite | Fly on the Wall
CLICK NOTE: Yeah, I’m pimping one of my own…
I got the idea for building this after editing my shots of Nadja Leuenberger competing in the World Cup Aerials at Deer Valley. Leuenberger didn’t place very high, but I had a great sequence— forty photographs of her second jump of the event, spinning, landing and crashing.