Tuesday, July 5, 2016

My Month of June on the Treasure Coast

The great thing about being out in the field versus riding a desk is that you never know what you might be doing from one day to the next. Perhaps one day you're flying a few thousand feet over the Atlantic ocean with no doors on the plane photographing an aerobatic flying team and then the next day you're one town over photographing a jazz camp for kids. Or, lets just say, you're standing out in the blazing Florida sun for hours just to get 10 seconds to make a few frames as President Obama's motorcade speeds by from a weekend of golf.

I got to do all of these things this last month.

Throw in an assignment from a sea turtle release, Vero Beach High School's graduation, art camp at Vero Beach Museum of Art and, the creme de la creme, the opening of a new brewery just a mile and a half from my house, and you got the makings of a pretty good month.

I didn't get to shoot as many assignments this month as usual because I took a few days off to make a few laps in a sailboat with my brothers through the British Virgin Islands, but hey, I'll take what I can get. Here are a few shots from the assignments I did go on while not heeled over in a monohull sailboat in the Caribbean. Enjoy.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

My Month of May on the Treasure Coast

So, the month of May was another mixed bag of assignments here in my new home on the Treasure Coast. I'm still trying to get the lay of the land, determining what roads get me to where I need to go fastest and introducing myself to people who will inevitably help me be better at my job.

As far as my assignments went the big story of the month was the weather. A few weeks ago we got 12 inches of rain in one day and areas of the county were hit by three separate tornadoes. It was a big day in the newsroom. Additionally, I spent some time at the Humane Society for Vero Beach and Indian River County, Vero Beach High School, an archeological dig site were a bone from an extinct bison was found, explored the beautiful Sebastian Inlet and hung out with a group of distinguished gentlemen who get together four times a week to play golf. Plus, I managed to squeeze in a spot news events as well.

It was an interesting month capped off by my annual pilgrimage to the Midwest for the Indy 500. Here are a few photos from my assignments. Enjoy.