Wire service and newspaper photographers covering the Pope’s trip in 1987 shot film. Lots of film. All of it color. Someone had to process the film, make prints, and transmit the photos back to the newspapers or to AP photo editors in New York and Washington. Darkroom duties fell to several groups of AP staffers and stringers who leapfrogged across the country arriving in each city ahead of the Pope and carrying enough darkroom equipment and photo transmitters to quickly process as many as 50 rolls of film at a time and transmit color photos to multiple newspapers at once.Read More
A section of a row of corn stalks left from last years harvest sits at the edge of the soybeans growing on the Yarnell Farm field along Africa Road. My Final Photo for Aug. 22, 2019.Read More
The warm August morning sun shines through the leaves on the maple tree that sits next to the abandoned farmhouse at the front of the Braun Farm on Cleveland Ave.Read More
This story was published July 30, 1972, in “Florida,” the Sunday magazine of the Orlando Sentinel. Reporter Tom Fiedler and I had been visiting Klan events and members working on a story about its recent resurgence in Central Florida.
The most visible action the Klan took was a parade in full KKK garb down the main streets of Lakeland, Fla. It was the first of several trips to the area Tom and I made to photograph and interview Klansmen and their families.Read More
May 2019 Photos