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Spread of the Deadline | State Fair

  Editor in Chief Amanda Pearlswig said: The second spread of the State Fair package uses a variety of design elements to create a dynamic spread. What makes this spread interesting are the style of photos taken; they show two very different perspectives of the fair. In addition, it also highlights three NC State student… Read more »

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Photo of the Week | Jan. 23-27

Photo Editor Bryan Murphy said: “In this photo that senior staff photographer Kaydee Gawlik captured at the Women’s March on Raleigh this week, we can see that the protester has her back to us.  As photojournalists we almost always strive to have the subject’s face in the photo. It helps establish a connection with the… Read more »

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Photo of the Week | Election Edition

  This week is a very special Election Day edition of Photo of the Week! Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held a rally Monday night in Reynolds Coliseum, while Republican candidate and real estate developer Donald Trump held a rally in Dorton Arena. Staff photographer Adam Schmidt captured this great… Read more »

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Photo of the Week | DEADLINE EDITION

This week’s Photo of the Week is a special deadline edition. Agromeck Photo Editor Bryan Murphy chose this photo, by staff photographer KayDee Gawlik, out of all the shots included in the spreads submitted this deadline – that’s over 50 pages of event coverage, interviews, student profiles, news reporting, and more! Here’s what Bryan had… Read more »

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Photo of the Week | Oct. 3-7

Photo Editor Bryan Murphy said: This photo of First Lady Michelle Obama stands out for two reasons. First, in terms of composition, it is a very symmetrical photo which directs the focus of the photo to the First Lady. And second, the photographer captured a bit of her personality showing through. Capturing expressions and emotions… Read more »

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Photo of the Week | Sept. 12-16

Photo Editor Bryan Murphy said: “Photo correspondent Elizabeth Byers did a great job capturing a moment in this photo.  She demonstrated the classic rule of thirds by capturing three faces in the photo. Elizabeth also filled the frame with the dog and children.  By filling the frame, she is directing the viewer right to the… Read more »

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Photo of the Week | September 4-9

Agromeck Photo Editor Bryan Murphy said: “For the NC State football team’s home opener against William and Mary, half of the action took place before the game in the parking lot while students and fans tailgate.  A handful of tailgaters go all out with huge grills, big tents for dancing, and huge speakers to get… Read more »

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Photo of the Week | August 1-5

Agromeck Photo Editor Bryan Murphy said: “Academic Adviser for Exploratory Studies Mindy Sopher, is the subject of the Agromeck’s July profile.  For this year’s edition we have decided to use studio lit portraits as the style for all of our profiles.  Using this style allows for complete control over the lighting but also requires the… Read more »

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Photo of the Week | July 24-30

Photo Editor Bryan Murphy said: While everyone loves a great action shot at a sporting event, they can be a bit repetitive after a while. A lot of times the more compelling photos are found away from the action and help tell the story in a way everyone can relate to. In this photo,  Frank… Read more »

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Photo of the Week | April 10-17

Co-Photo Editors KayDee Gawlik and Bryan Murphy said: Capturing the excitement in Anthony’s face is the main strength of this photo, and focusing on that wonder. Nick was able to shoot the picture at eye level of the subject, allowing the viewer to see through the subject’s point of view. Framing the picture through use… Read more »