>You may have heard that we have had bad flooding in parts of Iowa this Spring. I am very fortunate, I only had a few puddles in my basement. Some neighbors have reported having several feet of water in their homes.
I am a bit of a photojournalist at heart-so I had to get out and about and document what was going on. I have photographed car accidents, fires, and now flooding. Here I will share some tips on photojournalist type shoots in crisis situations.
1) Safety first. Not just yours, but everyone else's too. This means be alert to what is going on around you. Know where the police are and where they might want to go next. Stay out of the way of first responders-their jobs are more important than ours. They may be trying to save a life and I don't want to cause them any delay.... [ Read more...