By Jenny Hottle and Clare Skelly | NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Photos by Jenny Hottle On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, a declared ceasefire ended World War I. Previously recognized as Armistice Day, Nov. 11 resurged in the 1970s as Veterans Day — a federal holiday […]Read more "Veterans Day @ NASA Goddard"
Final project for my photojournalism course. I spent the last part of the semester riding the Metro lines pretty much from end to end and shooting various aspects of the stations. I’m so excited that this project finally came together.Read more "On and around the Metro"
Stopped by a Big Ten Conference at the Verizon Center featuring University of Maryland Athletic Director Kevin Anderson and Terrapins men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon. My friend Kaz was covering it for The DBK, and he asked if I could shoot some photos for online and print.Read more "B1G press conference"
Fast shutter speed practice for my photojournalism class. Kaz and Dapps were playing basketball, so it was the perfect opportunity (and a good low-stress environment) for practicing. Kaz ultimately won, 21-4, before an announced two.Read more "Leonardtown basketball"
Some friends and I went to the Cherry Blossom Festival this weekend. Naturally, Kelsey and I brought our cameras — it was a perfect opportunity to get some shots for our class. This kid was adorable! I tried to be creative with that last shot; my photo prof told me it looked like I did […]Read more "Cherry Blossom Festival"
Decorated some Ukrainian eggs with Becky over spring break. Photos for JOUR 368P.Read more "Pysanky"
JOUR 368P assignment: slow shutter speed Still trying to figure out how to balance all the settings, but it’s a start. My prof says catching the moment is the first step and that the rest of the adjustments will start to make more sense.Read more "slow shutter"
Erasable Inc., the University of Maryland’s only all-improv comedy group. They perform on the steps of McKeldin every Friday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., and they’re hilarious. I tested out a beautiful 70-200mm lens while working on fast shutter speeds for my photojournalism class. The only minor issue was the lens was manual focus […]Read more "Erasable Inc."
JOUR 368P assignment: campus life/portraitRead more "Sung-Min + Terp fan"
University of Maryland students Olivia Newport (left) and Aaron Kasinitz (right) discuss articles in The Diamondback during their editors’ meeting on Feb. 19, 2014. The Diamondback is the university’s daily independent student newspaper. Newport is a managing editor, and Kasinitz is a sports editor and the Terrapins men’s basketball beat writer. JOUR 368P assignment: campus […]Read more "Ed meeting"
A police chase ended in a car crash on Rossburg Drive on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Witnesses said a male driver drove across a grassy area between Guilford and Hartwick roads at about 6 p.m., then clipped the corner of Rossburg and Hartwick and spun out. We didn’t see them when we arrived on the […]Read more "Car chases and ferrets"
Photography has been a hobby of mine since I got my first camera, a Fujifilm point and shoot, for my eighth grade graduation. I took that cute little silver camera everywhere — on vacation, to parties and around the neighborhood when I was walking the dog. I self-designated myself as the family historian, making sure […]Read more "Photos"