Month: November 2015

Mentorship

A transgendered instructor changed my life.


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When I first met Staff Sgt. Jess Shipps I was enamored. It was shortly into our Basic Still Photography course at the Defense Information School. We checked out our D300s and shot for the first time. During the course of that weekend, I was given the opportunity to photograph a community outreach program in Baltimore

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Learning from mistakes

What I missed in Japan


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A trip to Japan and I missed an opportunity to capture the moment. I convinced a local to drive me around the Japanese island, Okinawa. After 8 days traveling across the Pacific Ocean, I had finally arrived. I was rested. My camera equipment was clean, charged and formatted. We worked our way north. We stopped

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Ambition

Chasing a Dream


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This is my journey to become a freelancer for National Geographic I am a twenty something idealist. I am a photojournalist.  My life is simple and all the while frustratingly confusing. I am documenting my journey and dream to shoot a freelancing gig for National Geographic. I am a student at the University of Oklahoma

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