• 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…

  • Photo of the Week

    Jim Colton Guest Critique | Photo of the Week | March 11-15

    Former Sports Illustrated Photo Editor and Photography Consultant Jim Colton said: There’s often a misconception about sports photography that the best pictures are of peak action — buzzer beaters, slam dunks, etc. — but sometimes when all that action is happening in front of you, the better picture is actually behind you! Reaction is often better than action. And photography is about capturing the moment. When North Carolina State defeated the Virginia Tech in Greensboro this week, photographer Ryan Parry was acutely aware of this possibility as he captured the spirit of the game with a compelling reaction photo of the Wolfpack bench as they celebrated their first round ACC…

  • Photo of the Week

    Photo of the Week | Feb. 18-22

    Technician Deputy Photo Editor John Joyner said: Ryan did a very nice job here of capturing a moment that is familiar in a very different way. In order to get this shot, Ryan positioned himself on the opposite side of the bench from every other member of the media in attendance – including The News & Observer and myself. In doing so, he captured a familiar event – the player introductions – in a new and very impactful way. The colors, framing, and lighting all lend a very serious, almost somber tone to the frame and places significant emphasis on T.J. Warren; appropriate considering he had one of the best games of his…