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AP Photo of the Month: January 2014

AP Photo of the Month: January 2014

** WISCONSIN JANUARY PHOTO OF THE MONTH**The cold weather makes vision challenging as Jobin Curoe’s glasses fog up while walking in subzero temperatures and wind chills reaching minus 40 to minus 50 degrees on the Lawrence University campus Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, in Appleton, Wis. Frigid, dense air swirled across much of the U.S. on […]


AP Photo of the Month: June 2013

AP Photo of the Month: June 2013

** WISCONSIN JUNE PHOTO OF THE MONTH **Daniel Beechler, of Madison, Wis., center, joins supporters celebrating a U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) during a parade around the Wisconsin State Capitol Wednesday, June 26, 2013. The decision grants federal benefits to married couples in states that recognize same-sex marriage, […]


AP Photo of the Month: May 2013

AP Photo of the Month: May 2013

** WISCONSIN MAY PHOTO OF THE MONTH **The Wisconsin State Capitol is seen through a water droplet on a tree in bud on a cold, rainy morning in Madison, Wis., Friday, May 3, 2013. (AP Photo/M.P. King, Wisconsin State Journal)


AP Photo of the Month: April 2013

AP Photo of the Month: April 2013

** WISCONSIN APRIL PHOTO OF THE MONTH **Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews talks to reporters in the team’s locker room after signing his new contract on Wednesday April 17, 2013, in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers locked up star linebacker Matthews with a long-term extension Wednesday, and also are negotiating with quarterback Aaron Rodgers. […]


AP Photo of the Month: March 2013

AP Photo of the Month: March 2013

** WISCONSIN MARCH PHOTO OF THE MONTH **ISA-certified arborist Chris Sparks of Boley Tree & Landscape Care, Inc., positions himself while pruning a Kentucky coffee tree on the state Capitol grounds in Madison, Wis., Friday afternoon, March 1, 2013. Sparks and other Boley crew members were working all around the Capitol, Friday, climbing high to […]


AP Photo of the Month: October 2012

AP Photo of the Month: October 2012

** WISCONSIN OCTOBER PHOTO OF THE MONTH** Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., holds a family friend’s daughter, Zaydee May, as they stop at a corner on their trick-or-treating route, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in Janesville, Wis. (AP Photo/The Janesville Gazette, Mark Kauzlarich)


AP Photo of the Month: July 2012

AP Photo of the Month: July 2012

** WISCONSIN JULY PHOTO OF THE MONTH ** A Racine firefighter carries Pete Lui from the balcony of his burning home in Racine, Wis., on Tuesday afternoon, July 24, 2012. Lui was transported to the hospital and his condition is unknown. (AP Photo/Journal Times, Gregory Shaver)


Wisconsin photographer’s guide to election day coverage

by Michael P. King, Secretary, Wisconsin News Photographers Association Next Tuesday, June 5, droves of Wisconsin voters will head to the polls to decide the political fates of Republican Gov. Scott Walker and his Democratic challenger Tom Barrett in the historic gubernatorial recall election. In almost ritualistic fashion, reporters and photojournalists across the state will […]


AP Photo of the Month: January 2012

AP Photo of the Month: January 2012

** WISCONSIN JANUARY PHOTO OF THE MONTH **Hallis Mailen, of Madison, Wis., participates in a rally at the Wisconsin State Capitol Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 in Madison. Opponents of Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker submitted nearly twice as many signatures Tuesday as required to force a recall election, but still face the challenge of transforming […]


WNPA Board plans 2012 activities

The WNPA Board, along with contest chairs, the membership chair and other volunteers, met Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, in Appleton to discuss the following items: Clip and POY contests Membership expansion, record-keeping, and our dues payment process Advocacy efforts WNPA’s involvement in the 2012 Wisconsin Newspaper Association’s Annual Convention WNPA’s own 2012 convention Doug Sundin […]


‘Shutter’ exhibit to feature Hauck, Miyazaki

The UW-Milwaukee Union will host an opening reception for it’s photography exhibit, ‘Shutter’ on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011. The reception will run from 5-8 p.m., followed by a gallery talk by Barbara Davidson of the Los Angeles Times. Milwaukee’s own Darren Hauck and Kevin Miyazaki are featured in the show, as are Davidson, Alejandro Chaskielberg, […]


Editorial: Giving victims a voice

Editorial: Giving victims a voice

by Mark Hertzberg, The Journal Times (Racine) We have been covering a very disturbing domestic abuse case. I learned that the defendant’s former wife would be testifying today. We normally do not identify victims of abuse or assault, but because she now lives across the country and the defendant knows who she is, I asked […]


AP Photo of the Month – June 2011

AP Photo of the Month - June 2011

** WISCONSIN JUNE PHOTO OF THE MONTH **Neenah High School’s Codey Sauer reacts after losing 11-1 to Eau Claire North High School during their WIAA Division 1 championship baseball game Thursday, June 16, 2011, at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute, Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Dan Powers – The Post-Crescent)


AP Photo of the Month – May 2011

AP Photo of the Month - May 2011

** WISCONSIN MAY PHOTO OF THE MONTH ** A boat filled with protesters floats Saturday, May 7, 2011 near where Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (not pictured) was fishing on the Chippewa River near Jim Falls, Wis. Walker was participating in the Governor’s Fishing Opener, a tourism promotional event held each year on opening day of […]


AP Photo of the Month – March 2011

AP Photo of the Month - March 2011

** WISCONSIN MARCH PHOTO OF THE MONTH **Students demonstrating at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, Wis., form a peace sign on the floor of the rotunda Thursday, March 10, 2011. Demonstrations at the Wisconsin State Capitol continue as Assembly legislators voted to approve an amended version of Gov. Scott Walker’s controversial budget repair bill. […]


AP Photo of the Month – January 2011

AP Photo of the Month - January 2011

** WISCONSIN JANUARY PHOTO OF THE MONTH **A firefighter carries a woman to safety after she was evacuated from her apartment in Kenosha, Wis., Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Kenosha News, Sean Krajacic)


Appleton begins web photo column

Appleton begins web photo column

Dwight Nale, senior editor/multimedia at The Post-Crescent, reports the staff has a new spot on the newspaper’s website. “Take a Moment” (link) will be updated daily by Nale, featuring still photography and multimedia projects from current staffers, Sharon Cekada, William Glasheen, Ron Page and Dan Powers.


AP Photo of the Month – December 2010

AP Photo of the Month - December 2010

** WISCONSIN DECEMBER PHOTO OF THE MONTH **Police officers move in on a man with guns drawn during a  standoff on I-94 westbound on Friday, Dec. 10, 2010 in Milwaukee.    Officers sent in a robot they normally use to defuse explosives to break an SUV window and end a standoff that shut down a major […]


AP Photo of the Month – November 2010

AP Photo of the Month - November 2010

WISCONSIN NOVEMBER PHOTO OF THE MONTH ** Chris Uran walks across the Main Street Bridge in Racine, Wis. as the sun sets Friday evening, November 12, 2010. Uran was walking home after working out at the YMCA. (AP Photo/Journal Times, Gregory Shaver)


AP Photo of the Month – October 2010

AP Photo of the Month - October 2010

** WISCONSIN OCTOBER PHOTO OF THE MONTH **A knocked down tree is shown Tuesday Oct. 26, 2010, after a tornado touched down near Racine, Wis. (AP Photo/Journal Times, Gregory Shaver)


AP Photo of the Month – September 2010

AP Photo of the Month - September 2010

** WISCONSIN SEPTEMBER PHOTO OF THE MONTH **Minister Stephanie Robinson starts her day with prayer, holding her Bible, on the bluff above the Lake Michigan shoreline in Racine, Wis, Thursday monring, Sept. 9, 2010. She often comes to that spot, she says, because the space between the breakwaters is significant for her. (AP Photo/Journal Times, […]


Maniaci spearheads free senior photo program

John Maniaci, a UW Health photographer and former staff photographer at the Wisconsin State Journal in Madison, has been featured in a State Journal article today. Maniaci has begun a program, called “Parting Shots,” offering free senior photo sessions to low-income high school students “who otherwise wouldn”t get their senior pictures taken.” Maniaci has enlisted […]


AP Photo of the Month – August 2010

AP Photo of the Month - August 2010

** WISCONSIN AUGUST PHOTO OF THE MONTH **Austin Bouvette, of Grand Forks, N.D., walks past a stalled vehicle at S. Madison Street and Stuart Street as heavy rains flood streets in downtown Green Bay, Wis., Friday afternoon, Aug. 20, 2010. (AP Photo/The Green Bay Press-Gazette, H, Marc Larson)


AP Photo of the Month – June 2010

AP Photo of the Month - June 2010

** WISCONSIN JUNE PHOTO OF THE MONTH **Terry Duffy stands outside her home Tuesday June 22, 2010 after a tornado moved through the village of Eagle, Wis. Monday night. Sheriff’s officials say at least 100 homes were damaged and 25 destroyed. (AP  Photo/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Mike De Sisti)