Posts tagged: Photography

Photo Contest Winner

A Closer Look Reveals Wonder Coal Cracker reporter Sara Dimmick, pictured above, won the Fresh Paint Days photo contest held in September when Coal Cracker Kids painted the Mahanoy City Lumber & Supply Company building. Sara’s prize was an Easy Macro lens for her smartphone, compliments of SandyLongPhotos. During the...   Read More

Anthrasights Autumn Memories

Fall was a busy and scenic season. Coal Cracker journalists were in the field photographing some of the people and places that made autumn memories in and around the Anthracite Region. Pictured above, courtesy of Kaylee Lindenmuth, the Washington Hook and Ladder Fire Company in Mahanoy City reopened in October...   Read More

2016 Give Us Your Best Shot Winners

The Schuylkill Conservation District and Schuylkill County Conservancy recently held the annual Give Us Your Best Shot photo contest, which included two categories: It’s Schuylkill County—Naturally! and Nature Matters to Me. This year’s contest judges were Robert “Bob” Evanchalk, Schuylkill Conservation District’s Parks and Recreation Supervisor; and Coal Cracker Publisher...   Read More

Photography and Life Lessons

By Kassidy Ravina and Sara Dimmick         Photography is like telling a story with pictures. That’s what we learned in a “Smart Photos with Smart Phones” workshop on January 30 at the Teen Canteen with journalist Garry Pierre-Pierre, the Executive Director of the Community Reporting Alliance, which...   Read More

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