In Sight

A photographic journal (mostly) around lower Fairfield County
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DAYGLOW!

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Lines of college-aged people waited in queues while hudling together for warmth during long stretches of time in the evening cold of late April, many with only undershirts and shorts on, at Western Connecticut State University’s O’Neill Center on the westside campus in anticipation for Dayglow. Dayglow is a world-wide tour that bills themselves as “The World’s Largest Paint Party.” They say they fuse high-energy […] [Read More]
Categories: General, News, Photojournal

Meeting Extraordinary People

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There are many amazing things about being a photojournalist. Holding the powerful to account, capturing historical events but one of my favorites is having access to meet extraordinary people. Such was the case of meeting Vicky Angelo. A little more than a year ago at the age of 19, Angelo was involved in a car accident that left her […] [Read More]
Categories: General, News, Photojournal

Non-Action Reaction in a Fraction

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Last Friday and Saturday I had the fortunate opportunity to photograph the Newtown girls and the Immaculate boys winning their state championships at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville. Now I like peak action shots but I think what told the story better was the non-game action shots, meaning the moments that didn’t involve the ball in […] [Read More]

Swish!

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On Tuesday, I spent my whole day, photographically, with basketball in one form or another. The first half of my day consisted of driving around looking for people enjoying a sunny, relatively warm winter afternoon. I found a group of young men playing basketball at a quiet Parloa Park in Bethel. The other half of […] [Read More]

Wrestling with a Single Light

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Danbury’s match against Trumbull was my first wrestling match I have covered in a few years. Though, growing up in Iowa I was surrounded by wrestling. Some consider University of Iowa and Iowa State University powerhouse schools for wrestling. Some might call it a religion in the midwest. I covered the state championships in Iowa and […] [Read More]

GAME FACE

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Chris Preovolos/The Advocate Sofia Rinaldi, 12, center, puts on her game-face during the Stamford Youth Foundation‘s middle school field hockey team practice at Rippowam Middle School. MAKING ME FEEL OLD: I had the following conversation with an eleven-year-old before the practice: KID: Is that the new iPhone? ME: Yeah. KID: I don’t even have a […] [Read More]
Categories: News

A PASSION FOR DANCE

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Paul Desmarais/The Advocate Margaux Lovell (front) dances with Daryl Addams, while Tony Hurtado gives Josephine Addams a spin to the left at The Palms on Columbus Park. The Palms restaurant is going all Spanish food and providing a place to dance. READ THE STORY: HERE [Read More]
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FAMILY LIFE

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Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Mirsa Castro and her two daughters, Jacqueline, 12, and Katherine, 6, Caria-Castro spend the afternoon playing outside on their front porch in Stamford, Conn. Castro attends classes for Spanish speaking parents through the Exchange Club of Stamford and has utilized many programs in the city. The Exchange Club Parenting Skills Center in […] [Read More]
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QUINCEAÑERA

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Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate SLIDESHOW: Documenting a quinceañera in Stamford. READ THE STORY : HERE [Read More]
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SKATERS

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Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Skaters crowd the Norwalk Skate Park at Calf Pasture Beach in hopes of getting a sponsorship in the Utopia Skate Shop “Sponsor Me Jam” in Norwalk, Conn, on Saturday March 29, 2008. [Read More]
Categories: News