Portrait photograpy

The portraits below were taken to accompany either Feature, News or a Sports story for our online publication. I try to capture the subject's personality with my portraits as well as complimenting the story's topic. 

Sophomore Max Moen's ideal country has the geographical and architectural layout as Amsterdam. This photo won 5th place for Newspaper Feature Photo at the 2017 Minnesota High School Press Association Convention.

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Senior Nik Elsaesser readies for the play on Apr. 23 at the Eagan Community Center during the first SPA Boy's Varsity Ultimate game of the season. SPA won with a final score of 15-9.

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Sophomore Tina Wilkens dawns his sign at the Columbine anniversary-inspired walkout protesting gun violence.

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Sophomore Max Moen's ideal country has the geographical and architectural layout as Amsterdam. This photo won 5th place for Newspaper Feature Photo at the 2017 Minnesota High School Press Association Convention.

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Feature Photography

The photos below are from a recent story I took photos for about a student who spends his free time blacksmithing. 

Senior Ben Atmore cuts the metal for his blacksmithing project under the metal cutting machine.

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Up close to the fire: Atmore looks closely at the details of his piece before welding.

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Atmore gently spins the metal under the fire for even distribution.

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Senior Ben Atmore cuts the metal for his blacksmithing project under the metal cutting machine.

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