Last month I moved to Athens, Ohio to study photojournalism at Ohio University. Although I feel that I lost momentum in the transition, I am excited to be a part of such an incredible program. I’m perhaps equally excited to be living in this part of the country.
So far I’ve shot a bit for class and for WOUB News. Here are some of the selects:
ATHENS, OHIO—January 26, 2017—Maddie Carter, 16, of Glouster, OH, inspects her newly touched-up tattoo while her mother, Angela Carter, waits. Maddie and Angela went to Skin Hooked, on Court St., to get matching tattoos on their ankles.
ATHENS, OHIO—January 25, 2017—Members of the Ohio University Band perform during the Women’s Basketball game against Western Michigan University.
ATHENS, OHIO—January 25, 2017—Bobcats’ forward Kelly Karlis charges past Western Michigan defenders
ATHENS, OHIO—January 25, 2017—Ohio University Forward Hannah Boesinger drives toward the hoop.
ATHENS, OHIO—January 25, 2017—Players stand around after Bobcats’ Guard Amani Burke was knocked over, striking her head. She was substituted to the sidelines but sustained no permanent injury.
ATHENS, OHIO—January 25, 2017—Ohio University Guard Quiera Lampkins exploits an opening in the Western Michigan defense.
ATHENS, OHIO—January 25, 2017—Players line up to shake hands after the Women’s Basketball game against Western Michigan University. The Bobcats won with a score of 80-66, with Katie Barker scoring 18 points.
ATHENS, OHIO—January 27, 2017—McKennah Robinson shows the name of her randomly assigned product to fellow Ohio University students Leah Keiter (left), Cara Hansen, and Danielle McCarthy. The drawing of index cards marks the beginning of Ad Club’s annual Ad Bowl, a competition requiring contestants to write and film an advertisement on their cell phones in a period of 24 hours.
ATHENS, OHIO—January 27, 2017—Cara Hansen (left center) and Leah Keiter inspect their assigned product at the kickoff of the 2017 Ad Bowl. The competition used to be an annual event, says Danielle McCarthy, Ad Club President, and after a brief hiatus the club is once again holding the event.
ATHENS, OHIO—January 28, 2017—Jackson Baehr and Sarah Abrams look as Gabby Hollowell holds up her computer during the planning stage of Ad Club’s annual Ad Bowl copmetition. The three students form a team that has been assigned to advertise the Softsoap brand.
ATHENS, OHIO—January 27, 2017—Leah Keiter (left) and Cara Hansen laugh with Danielle McCarthy (front left) and McKennah Robinson during the planning stage of Ad Club’s annual Ad Bowl competition.
ATHENS, OHIO—January 28, 2017—Sarah Abrams (left) uses a desk lamp to light Jackson Baehr as Gabby Hollowell films a scene for the team’s advertisement during the Ad Club Ad Bowl. The script involves a conversation between Jackson and a bottle of generic soap that he has decided to replace with the Softsoap brand product.
ATHENS, OHIO—January 28, 2017—Arms tangle as Gabby Hollowell (left), Sarah Abrams and Jackson Baehr discuss potential editing ideas during Ad Club’s annual Ad Bowl.
ATHENS, OHIO—January 28, 2017—Cara Hansen (middle) connects her laptop to the TV to show her team’s work at the end of Ad Club’s annual Ad Bowl.
ATHENS, OHIO—January 28, 2017—Members of Ad Club including Cara Hansen (left), Gabby Hollowell, Danielle McCarthy and Jackson Baehr watch the advertisements that were created during the annual Ad Bowl competition. Competitors will vote to decide which is the best advertisement.