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Elmina Castle

One of Ghana’s major tourist attractions is Elmina Castle, the largest and oldest castle involved in the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The castle became open to tourists at the same time as Ghana’s independence in 1957. Since then, tourists have been able to walk through the castle and into the dungeons in which African slaves were … Continue reading

Photojournalism etiquette in Africa

I’m going through culture shock. I’ve been trying to deny it to myself, but on Day 4, I’m starting to accept it. Accra is different than Lawrence, believe it or not. (The fact that there are palm trees everywhere definitely makes up for the humidity.) And my role as a journalist is different in Accra … Continue reading

2012 in photos: my first year at The Kansan

With the end of 2012 comes the end of my first year pursuing my photojournalism dreams by working for The University Daily Kansan. I photographed athletes, performers and even a president all in my first year, and I’m so grateful for all the opportunities I’ve had. I can’t wait to see what 2013 brings, and … Continue reading

Photo Gallery: Kansas City Color Run, July 1

This summer I ran The Color Run in Kansas City, and the only thing I thought about during the race was how much I would have rather taken pictures. It was a good workout, but I belong on the other side of the action. Saturday I will get my chance when The Color Run comes … Continue reading

Student Photographer Display

Here’s a sample of my photography. These images of mine are currently on display at the KU School of Journalism in Stauffer-Flint Hall. The photos will be on display through the fall 2012 semester. A majority of these pictures are from my photo assignments at the University Daily Kansan, the KU student newspaper. The rest … Continue reading

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