Oddly Enough Blog

Are they like playing tennis in a volcano?

June 27, 2010


Johnson, you call yourself a news photographer? Just a few days ago we had that fiasco with the political shots in Germany, and now this?

Welcome to the “Not So Great Lakes”

June 24, 2010

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Blog Guy, I really envy you working journalists. I just saw a picture of the view from the press center at that G20 Summit up in Toronto, and it’s gorgeous! A waterfall and a lake? How do you get any work done?

Those photographers just Horst around!

June 22, 2010

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Johnson! Get your butt in here! You call yourself a photojournalist?

What’s wrong, Boss?

GERMANY/I sent you out to get photos of Bavarian State Premier Horst Seehofer, right?

And you come back with one shot of him blocked by somebody else, and another snap that looks like his fricking finger is jammed up his nose!

Fashion photography, the age of aquariums?

March 17, 2010

Blog Guy, it’s me, that aspiring photojournalist you’ve been mentoring.

Oh cripes, what now? I thought I lost you in the crowd!


Nope, your Afro wig and handlebar mustache are obvious fakes. Look, I just shot my first fashion show, and I wondered if you could critique my….

Two, four, six, eight, who we gonna radiate?

February 1, 2010

Hi Blog Guy, it’s me! The aspiring photojournalist you’ve been mentoring. Looks like you’ve got me for another semester!

Joe Cool’s got another prom date…

January 28, 2010

Blog Guy, I am, how you say, studying English as second language…


Thank you for shouting, that really helps. I wonder, can you explain this word, “pathetic?” I do not think I understand it.

Up close and personal? Not so much…

January 10, 2010


Memo to Photo Editor: I’ve come up with a great scheme to cut down on costs associated with shooting big events like for example auto shows.

The core of a great news photo…

January 8, 2010

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Dammit Johnson, we’ll make a photojournalist out of you yet! You finally did something right!

Still pounding the pavement…

December 31, 2009

Hey Blog Guy, a couple of days ago we were talking about the universal appeal of driveway shots when a big story breaks. You were kind enough to show us Brittany Murphy’s driveway.  I see that radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh was hospitalized in Hawaii, so naturally….

Don’t drop it yet, I’m not focused!

December 18, 2009

Blog Guy, it’s me, the aspiring photojournalist you’ve been mentoring! You’ll never guess what! I’m at the WHITE HOUSE, doing a trial assignment. I’m so excited, I can’t…