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Latest John Maniaci video project illustrates life of female athlete

John Maniaci of the Wisconsin State Journal recently completed a video project of a female distance runner in the Madison, Wis. area. It’s pretty cool. You can check it out here: http://www.madison.com/wsj/media/brewster/index.html Maniaci had this to say about his most recent project: This is a video that ran with a Sunday feature story. I brought […]


In the Back Yard: Tracey Rice Blacksmith

Tom Loucks of the Daily Tribune created his latest audio slideshow of a blacksmith. View Tom’s work here: Tracey Rice Soundslides


National showcase for De Vries

Mike De Vries, a photojournalist with the Madison, Wis. Capital Times newspaper recently had one of his photos earn recognition as the Associated Press National Member Showcase Photo of the Month. Well Done Mike! **A friend who served with Sgt. Joshua Brennan kneels at his casket after burial service at McFarland Cemetery, in McFarland, Wis., […]


Using Video Frame Grabs in Print: A Case Study

By Scott Anderson WNPAONLINE.com As a video producer, I have been asked a number of times whether our newspaper, the Racine, Wis. Journal Times, uses frame grabs from video for the print edition. It is a topic that has been gaining more interest over the last couple years as more photojournalists trade still cameras and […]


Mark Hoffman and Rick Wood on the Morning Blend TV Show

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photographers Mark Hoffman and Rick Wood appeared recently on a TV segment on covering Brett Favre over the years for the show the Morning Blend. The Morning Blend appears weekdays on TMJ4 at 9 a.m. See Rick and Mark on TV


In the Backyard: Flagman at the races

A soundslide presentation on flagman Patrick Barrett at Golden Sands Speedway near Plover Wis. Critiques are welcome. thanks for looking….. tom Here is the link: Flagman at the Races


It’s official … I’m a blogger!

Hey guys…Dewey thought it would be cool for me to have my own blog, so if you’re interested please check it out at Eye on the Ball Blog Thanks…Dan.


Video Part II

Here is video #2. Click on the waterskiers on the right http://www.madison.com/wsj/ I will take all observations, questions and complaints. J. Maniaci WNPA


State Journal video post

Hello People, I can’t let DeSisti, Loucks and Hoffman have all the fun so I made my first video. http://www.madison.com/wsj/ Click on the video link of the highway workers. John Maniaci Wisconsin State Journal


In the Backyard update

Here is a link to a short video on a local high school rodeo champion. The next photo column I am working on is about a local guy here in central Wisconsin that owns a Amphicar. I will have a Soundslide presentation on that. Any critique is welcome. The video is produced using a basic […]


Another couple steps closer to Mike De Sisti quality video

Here are links to a pair of videos I did last week. My goal is to be as good as Mike by the end of year. The only problem is that he keeps getting better. The first is on two cousins, who are among the five people who still commerically fish for caviar-laden shovelnose sturgeon […]


Hertzberg Wins Costa Courtroom Award For The Fourth Time

The NPPA is reporting that Racine Journal Times photojournalist Mark Hertzberg has won the Joseph Costa Award for Courtroom Photography for an unprecedented fourth time since 1987. In the 20 years that Ball State University has given the award, Hertzberg is the first photographer to have won the prize four times (in 1987, 2001, 2006, […]


I am no Mike De Sisti yet …

David Leeson’s comment on still photographers shooting sloppier images when doing video resonated with me. What a difference that one comment made. I shot this on Monday, although it took me forever to edit: Video: DNR fishes for answers about walleye population I thought my shooting was a lot better because it seemed a lot […]


Another video award comes out of Appleton Post-Crescent Staff

The visual staff of the Appleton, Wis. Post-Crescent recently garnered another award for their work in the medium of video. This one, from the National Press Photographer Association during their annual Best of Photojournalism Competition, is for Real to Reel, a video weblog containing a variety of video and multimedia selections from the paper. The […]


What’s your best photo from this year?

With a majority of this year’s contest deadlines visible in the rear-view mirror, we can take the time to reflect on the work we have created in 2006. Some of our work saw the light of day in print or online. Most of it may be spinning on some hard drive back at the office, […]


Jeffrey Phelps wins World Press Photo award

Jeffrey Phelps wins World Press Photo award

February 11th, 2007 Jeffrey Phelps won a third place in Sports Action singles at the World Press Photo contest. You can see the winning images at: The World Press Photo Website


In the Backyard #3

In the Backyard #3

In the Backyard: The Glaza family By Tom Loucks/Daily Tribune Chief Photographer tloucks@gannett.com Miracles do happen. The Glaza family is living proof of that. The Grand Rapids family was involved in a car crash April 4, 1993, which almost killed them. The vehicle they were driving was hit head-on by a drunken driver. One could […]


In the Backyard #2

In the Backyard #2

Here is one of the latest photo columns on a farmer who enjoys teaching kids on his pumpkin patch.


Tom Loucks’ in the Backyard

Tom Loucks' in the Backyard

In the Backyard is a new photo column in the Daily Tribune (Wisconsin Rapids) by Chief Photographer Tom Loucks. The photo column is about a fresh view of everyday life in our community. I came up with the name “in the Backyard” because there are so many stories to be told right in our own […]


JS Staffer Tom Lynn Returns to NYC to Cover 9/11 Anniversary

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Staff Photographer Tom Lynn is in New York City for the fifth anniversary of 9/11 and will be updating his blog throughout the day. Check out Tom’s coverage: http://www.jsonline.com/blog/?id=185


Dellenbach featured in NPPA News Photographer Magazine

Dellenbach featured in NPPA News Photographer Magazine

Cory Dellenbach was recently featured in the July 2006 issue of News Photographer magazine, a monthly publication produced by the National Press Photographer’s Association. In an article that features Dellenbach, he tells what it’s like to be a one-man-band newspaper sports editor and staff photographer at the Shawano Leader. Cory Dellenbach, a member of NPPA […]


De Vries image featured on MSNBC

Mike DeVries, a staff photographer for the Capital Times in Madison, Wis. has an image featured on MSNBC.com Pictures of the Week photo gallery for March 23-30. DeVries’ took his image at the snowy funeral of 21-year-old Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas Anderson. Anderson died in early march automobile accident during military activity in Afghanistan. Way […]


Evan Siegle’s Olympic Journal

Evan Siegle's Olympic Journal

Evan Siegle of the Green Bay Press-Gazette was a member of USA Today/Gannett News Service photo team to cover the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, where he spent over 27 days in beautiful Italy shooting with some of the best shooters in the world. USA Today’s photo coverage was split up into two teams, […]


NPPA: Poirier wins BOP award

NPPA: Poirier wins BOP award

Judging for the 2005 NPPA Best of Photojournalism is underway and Kevin Poirier, photographer for the Kenosha News, is Wisconsins first winner as judging continues today. Kevin’s photo of a baseball team celebtrating an extra-innings victory, won third place in the Sports Enterprise category. Caption: Saint Joseph players jump out of the dugout after the […]