Alright, time to update the blog. Here’s some recent stuff, along with a video piece I did earlier this week. Hopefully the link works fine, until I can get my own Flash compressed copy (does Blogger support posting of SWF’s or FLV’s, without a player?).
be forewarned, the following link may cause motion-sickness or, in extreme cases, nausea (he talks fast, and that comes across his blog): Bill Oram’s Austin blog
i think i need to take a moment to thank Rebecca McEntee and Nell Carroll, photo editors at the Statesman. Rebecca is redefining ‘complete-captioning’ for me, making me a better journalist. also, i’m trusting my instincts (‘gut’ looked pretty bad typed out) a bit more by seeing what Nell ends up ‘pinking’ in Photo Mechanic.
6/4/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; Evelyn Pazas, 2, Laura Dorantes’ child, works on a puzzle with a childcare provider at Any Baby Can while her mother works with instructor Ruth M. Wells on Wednesday.
i covered something today for “This is Austin” again (shooting these assignments has been the best way for me to see different parts of the city), and all went smooth. the agency, Any Baby Can, seemed to be made up of some pretty amazing people doing great work (website is www.abcaus.org). when i went, they were running their literacy class for Spanish speakers.
6/3/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; Adam Stern of Vintage Material Supply ties pecan tree logs to his trailer at the construction site on Barton Springs Road to take to their mill Tuesday.
5/31/08 – Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; Huntington head coach Ruth Wright celebrates winning the Class 3A championships with game MVP sophomore Carlie Thomas on Saturday. The Huntington Devilettes beat the Texarkana Liberty-Eylau Leopards 1-0 at UT’s McCombs Field.