You never know how the assignment is going to go when you decide to put on the same clothes you had on the day before. Why? Because they smell like smoke! I made a return trek to the ice castle today, an abandoned warehouse which has been burning for three days. Quite surprising considering most of the building has collapsed and is covered in inches of ice.
I woke up this morning, tossing and turning with all kinds of thoughts and ideas running through my head as I came up with concepts for a photo shoot I have on Friday. Then, the phone rang, it was Reuters Editor Hans Deryk asking me to take photos of a warehouse fire, apologizing for the early call. I told him, Ã¢â‚¬Å“Are you kidding me? I have been waiting for this for 10 years!Ã¢â‚¬Â
Rolfe and MacDonald score for 2-1 triumph over Revolution
10 years ago today I was sucking smoke at the Cache Mountain fire in my native Oregon. I remember it took forever to work with the authorities to get any of the firefighters in action…. I guess it paid off because at the end of the day I ended up with backlit smoke and this gorgeous light.