In Sight

A photographic journal (mostly) around lower Fairfield County
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Oscar at the Avon

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Guests arrive on the red carpet as the Avon Theatre Film Center presents “Oscar Night, Live at the Avon” in Stamford Sunday. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate I never work on a Sunday and of all nights Chris picked Oscar night to cash in a favor.  I owed him a day so I found myself camped outside […] [Read More]
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Fan club

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New Canaan’s Tim Robustelli jumps into the stands after scoring in the second period against Ridgefield in the FCIAC boys hockey championship game at Terry Conners Rink in Stamford, Conn. on Saturday, March 6, 2010.  New Canaan won the game 6-1. [Read More]
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Goodwill hunting

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Ernie Zahn, of Riverside, browses through the men’s section at the Goodwill store in Stamford, Conn. on Friday, March 5, 2010. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Staff reporter Elizabeth Kim and I visited the Goodwill store this morning for her upcoming story on the downtown retail location.  We both were amazed at how crowded the store was […] [Read More]
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Cummings four square

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I ventured out today for an enterprise photo and ended up at Cummings Beach.  Every photographer has their own “go to” place for enterprise and my compass seems to always point to the beach.  Witnessing only one or two walkers I was forced to make due with the little details.  Funny how you never notice […] [Read More]
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Another year at the Westminster

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ABOVE: Remy Smith-Lewis, of Suisun, Calif. waits with Giambi, a  mastiff before competing during the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York. 2/16/2010 Another year at the Westminster. It’s crazy down there, I love this assignment. –CP BELOW: Handlers get their golden retrievers ready for judging. [Read More]
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Snow day, again

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A cross country skier makes his way through the freshly fallen snow at Waveny Park in New Canaan, Conn. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Another day of school closings, no high school sports and snow enterprise.  Despite having multiple snowstorms this winter, today felt different.  The snow hung on the trees in […] [Read More]
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Eye of the Tiger

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ABOVE: Emanuel Lai, 7, of Greenwich, shouts “rock on” after he and other students from the Chinese Language School of Connecticut performed a traditional Chinese song during the Year of the Tiger Chinese New Year Festival at the Stamford Plaza Hotel and Conference Center. 2/7/2010 Emanuel Lai was in full rock-star mode as he and […] [Read More]
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Our Gang 2010

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A group of cub scouts hang on their “home base” during a game of tag at  Pack 48′s “Hitting Home 2010″ Cub Scout Charity Hit-A-Thon at Bobby Valentine’s Sports Academy in Stamford, Conn. on Saturday, Jan. 23,  2010.  The event was a benefit for the Stamford Police Department’s Rescue Bear Program. [Read More]
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Remembering Martin Luther King

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ABOVE: The Rev. Johnny Bush leads a song during the Annual MLK March in Stamford on Monday. 1/18/2010 I have never covered the Annual MLK March in Stamford before, so I guess even going into my seventh year at the Advocate, there still are some firsts. The weather was beautiful, the marchers were in good […] [Read More]
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Waiting, praying

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Chris Preovolos/The Advocate ABOVE: Altar server Ferry Galbert, a native of Haiti, prepares for a mass at St. John’s Church dedicated the victims and survivors of yesterday’s deadly earthquake in Haiti. Galbert has been able to reach some of his family members by phone but many others, including his grandmother have been unreacheable and their […] [Read More]
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