2019 Week Eight

Assignment: Opiod Press Conference

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Kelly Howard, who lost her son Billy Perkins, 26, in the opioid epidemic, at a news conference in Salt Lake City on Wednesday Feb. 20, 2019 where Intermountain Healthcare announced a reduction of 3.8 million opioid pills prescribed in 2018.

Looking back the week was weak photo-wise, bookended by a press conference and a February football game.

Assignment: Stallions v Hotshots

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Arizona’s Jhurell Pressley (26) is brought down by a herd of stallions as the Salt Lake Stallions host the Arizona Hotshots, Alliance of American Football in Salt Lake City on Saturday Feb. 23, 2019.

UNPA Contest Results

Had a good showing in the UNPA contest this year. Seven awards…

1st Place, Feature Photo
3rd Place, Feature Photo
1st Place, Arts & Entertainment
2nd Place, Sports Action
Honorable Mention, Sports Action

2nd Place, Photo Essay – FLDS Evictions

2nd Place, Photographer of the Year

Peace to those who allowed me to document their lives in these photographs. I hope I was able to honor your joy, your sacrifice, your loss, whatever it was at the moment we stood together under the sun.