Joanne Mae Adams in high school and Joanne Adams Curtis nowadays — top right photo by Taylor Yau
It was great seeing old friends and photographing new ones at a candidates forum in the park. One of my favorite ways to help contribute to the Blue Wave is by using my decades of experience in journalism to effect positive change. Here are some of my favorite snaps from the event.
U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens tells the enthusiastic crowd she’ll do everything she can to protect a woman’s right to choose.
Jonah Hill, Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence star in Don’t Look Up.
Look Up. That’s the message of Don’t Look Up.
UFOs are real.
That’s one of my favorite sentences ever written, along with: I’m in remission; I’m a grandfather; Biden won and Cappuccino Blasts are on sale.Read More
The text came in from my cousin, “RIP Hank Aaron.”
“Damn,” was all I could respond.
I wasn’t allowed to express my opinions.
I’ve photographed some of the best and brightest politicians — Bill Clinton and Al Gore — and some of the least auspicious, like the fun mayor of Concord, New Hampshire, who moonlighted as my Social Work professor, while I was working on my Master’s degree.
When I photographed politicians and political campaigns in the past, I had to be objective and not let my own personal preferences sway my journalistic integrity. Spending so much time traipsing around the Granite State during The New Hampshire Primaries, I did indeed form opinions about the candidates I covered. But I had to keep those opinions to myself.