09-09-12 I Have Photographed Royalty

I have been to Buckingham Palace but I’ve never taken a photo of the Queen. But I have photographed KiYi Royalty many times. In this case, I am showing you a picture of all of the 2006 Watertown High School KiYi royalty. The Princess and Chieftain (following a Native American theme) were Ben Dylla and…

09-02-12 Camera Blur

I know enough about sports photography to know that this is no “money shot” because there is way too much blur. I’ll leave sports photography to the sports pros. But I also know that if it’s done right, blur can add a sense of motion and action to a photo and I think this photo…

We Begin Again!

Students return to the classroom in Watertown today and I can’t wait to meet my sophomores. The girls in this photo aren’t expressing exuberance for their return to school, however. This photo was taken of the 2005 homecoming parade. And, as seniors, they were pretty excited about that. Incidentally, if you are curious about the…

03-16-10 We’re Seniors!

These girls are members of the class of 2009, which I’m sure was a great class. Every senior class is, isn’t it? This photo was taken at the Powderpuff Football Game, which is part of our homecoming ritual. The seniors won. But they always do, since cheating and bribing of the referees is allowed. On…

08-26-09 School Is In Session

Yesterday was the first day of school and in about two weeks it will be time to celebrate our annual Homecoming week. Students – especially seniors – look forward to the week and many teachers and administrators dread it, largely because events occasionally take precedence over the important task of teaching and learning. Our town’s…