Shot with two still cameras and two video cameras with the help of my co-worker Jenna Cho. I conceived this idea thinking back to last years event where the photographer stood on a balcony across the street. I arrived to find he would be shooting from a ladder on the plaza, which essentially relegated Jenna to standing with a HV-30 in one hand and using her other hand to steady an overextended tripod.
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Assembling highlights for one player from four years of game tape was not an easy task, but I managed to pull this video off in two days of work.
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Steve Elci writes music that appeals to parents with lyrics that appeal to children. On his new album, ‘Crayons in a Box,’ he adds positive message into the mix.
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A skating rink with a synthetic ice surface is constructed on New London’s Parade plaza. The rink’s grand opening is scheduled for December 3.
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Supporters of Daryl Justin Finizio, Michael Buscetto and Rob Pero react as results are reported in the New London mayoral race. This was our attempt at parallel story telling on election night. Katie Warchut, Tim Cook and I followed the three top mayoral candidates and then I edited together a single story.
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Theo Maryeski of Waterford sold his car and now commutes to New London by foot, bicycle or kayak. When he makes the five mile paddle from Alewife Cove to downtown New London, he pulls his kayak up the street on a skateboard.
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Three years after the death of lead guitarist Phil Agins, The Royale Brothers will reunite in a concert to raise money for a scholarship in Agins’ name.
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Mystic bands from the ’80s and ’90s, including Skimbleshanks, 17 Relics, The Afflicted, All Fall Down, Gogol and Doug reunited at the El ‘n’ Gee Club in New London for Four Roosevelt: The Depot Memorial Show to raise money for the family of Tom Falvey, a former Depot regular and musician who passed away in […]
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One of my favorite things about the city of New London is the weekend surrounding Hygienic Art’s annual open show. It’s something we cover every year, and this year we went all-in with our video coverage. Rick Koster and I did a longer-form (for newspaper web videos, anyway) preview, mixing a historical perspective with a […]
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There was some debate in our newsroom about whether to publish videos to YouTube: YouTube would get our videos in front of more potential eyeballs, but the traffic would not be landing on our site, and those eyeballs would not be looking at our advertisements. At the heart of the debate was the question: “Will […]
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