The Year in Pets 2016

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Saving Baby EmmaLee

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Learning the Game

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Photos of the Year 2013

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Football Kick-Off

North Thurston senior captain Frank Lingle fires up the Rams before Thursday night's season-opening football game against Shelton at South Sound Stadium in Lacey on Sept. 2, 2010. (Tony Overman/Staff Photographer)

Tonight was the opening night of the high school football season. In addition to covering the game action, I was assigned to get a feature photo for the front page of the newspaper. I got the game 90 minutes early to give me time to work the fans, cheerleaders and players during warm ups.

North Thurston senior lineman Antonio Sitama warms up with his Ram teammates before Thursday night's season-opening football game against Shelton at South Sound Stadium in Lacey on Sept. 2, 2010. (Tony Overman/Staff Photographer)

Shelton starters (from left) Thomas Gettle, Aaron Roaf, Trevor Gill and Dakota Mathews put on their pads before Thursday night's season-opening football game against North Thurson at South Sound Stadium in Lacey on Sept. 2, 2010. (Tony Overman/Staff Photographer)

I was pretty happy with my pre-game photos, but found my game action to be a bit bland.

North Thurston receiver Landon Rushton can't hang onto a throw from quarterback Ben Broeker during Thursday night's season-opening football game against Shelton at South Sound Stadium in Lacey on Sept. 2, 2010. At right is Shelton defender Thomas Gettle. (Tony Overman/Staff Photographer)

North Thurston running back Lawyer Tillman jukes Shelton defender Chris Westerman (32) en route to a 63-yard touchdown run during Thursday night's season-opening football game at South Sound Stadium in Lacey on Sept. 2, 2010. (Tony Overman/Staff Photographer)

North Thurston's Matt Reid scores on a 6-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Ben Broeker during Thursday night's season-opening football game against Shelton at South Sound Stadium in Lacey on Sept. 2, 2010. (Tony Overman/Staff Photographer)

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Cream of the Crop

This year’s high school football preview will feature two of the top returning players, “the cream of the crop” so to speak. So I set out to find a location to photograph the two. I ended up at the Rutledge Farm corn field south of Tumwater. I wanted to completely overpower the sun, which was brightly shining straight overhead for the 1 p.m. shoot. I positioned myself so the sun would be back left, then used my White Lightning strobes with a softbox as the main light to the front left, and one bare strobe backlight to the back right. My first test shots with reporter Meg Wochnick had me pleasantly surprised.

I then moved the players into place. At left is Timberline quarterback Kevin Russell. At right is Capital running back Tyler Sundberg. I was pretty happy with how it turned out.

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