Protestors rallied in aim to shut down the detention camps over concerns of overcrowding and inhumane conditions. Several local groups, especially Causa, Oregon’s Immigrant Rights Organization, held vigils world-wide July 13, 2019. I’m from Mexico, and I understand the struggle to the immigrant people. I emigrate to the U.S when I was 15 years old. […]
Saturday, June 22, the Oregon GOP held a rally in support of the state senator’s walkout and opposition of HB2020–a bill to cap the state’s greenhouse gas emissions. The event fell through due to a few radicals who threatened house committee with violence; prompting the state police calling the protesters a “militia group.” At the […]
I was tasked to complete a project for the Salem Keizer School District to photograph their graduation ceremonies on June 5, 6 and 7, 2019. One of the schools was none only the very school I graduated from, South Salem High School on June 7. With anticipation and glee, I awaited the day that I […]
Here we are with another then and now. After some time, I have given myself a new stepping stone all-the-while meeting new people along the way. Today, I have decided to recreate a shot that was taken a few years ago, and boy has my skills as a photographer improved over a couple of years since […]
Food photography is something dreadful to accomplish. Yet, it’s necessary to understand, grow, and expand. Allowing the chance of looking somewhat professional in a field sought after by many aspiring photographers. Last week, I was assigned to take a shot of food for a class assignment. I went out and bought a small table, toothpicks, […]
Chemeketa Community College held an Earth Day celebration on their Salem Campus on April 24, 2019. Student clubs and organizations gathered to share what they do. Attending the event was Caesar the No-Drama-Llama. Caesar galloped around, greeting everyone he can and receiving multiple more hugs. Lighting up everybody’s day as they hugged and patted his […]
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon rallied at the Oregon Capital on April 17, 2019. Expecting for the elected officials to “invest in our communities, close the growing economic divide and protect the rights of our neighbors, co-working families.”
One’s struggle is hard to admit, it starts with the constant fear of speaking out and worrying that you would be judged for having those thoughts. It can be scary and hard to find a voice.