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    Photo of the Week

    Photo of the Week | Feb. 4-8

    This week’s Photo of the Week features a skillful action shot by a photographer new to the Student Media photo staff, Swathi Karthik. Swathi was able to capture the NC State Women’s Gymnastics team in the midst of their complex routine that earned yet another Wolfpack win. Sports photos are typically more difficult for new photographers to shoot because of the fast-moving atmosphere. Photo editor Kaydee Gawlik selected this photo as #POTW because of the talent demonstrated by the young photographer. “The most important things for shooting sports is being able to stop motion and avoid blur — which Swathi absolutely nailed as her subject glides through the air. Even…

  • Spread of the Deadline

    Spread of the Deadline | Deadline 5

    Another deadline is finally under wraps for the Agromeck staff. To celebrate, design editor Julia Harrison selected this spread featuring the Wolfpack Men’s Basketball team as our official Spread of the Deadline. “I really like this spread as the photos showcased across the spread feature movement that is engaging and eye-catching. Also, the header image across the top of the page is intriguing as it helps to place the viewer in the setting of the event. This photo features the crowd in PNC Arena during the game, and more effectively conveys the spirited atmosphere of the game,” Julia said. “Not only are the visuals of this spread done very well but…

  • Man running in Krispy Kreme Challenge
    Photo of the Week

    Photo of the Week | Jan. 28 – Feb. 1

    An NC State tradition is quickly becoming a bucket-list item for those outside of NC State. This week’s Photo of the Feature is a feature of that bucket list item: The Krispy Kreme Challenge. As a challenger of the KKC, you are to run a total of 5 miles, while wolfing down a dozen Krispy Kreme Original Glazed donuts in between. This week’s #POTW was selected by photo editor Kaydee Gawlik, and is a prime example of “Smiling through the Pain.” “The Krispy Kreme Challenge, despite being an annual thing, isn’t exactly the easiest thing to shoot because of the fast paced nature of the event,” Gawlik says. “ESPECIALLY when…