Saturday 1 February 2014

365 - February 2014

I can't believe that I've been a full time member of the Whig-Standard newsroom for over a month :D.  I've had the chance to cover a variety of local stories and events, including Frontenacs home games, Sir John A Macdonald Bday, visiting Blue Jays, Westbrook Church, Sydney Street Petition and much more.  I'm really looking forward to getting the hang of this job.

Things to look forward to in February:
- Hopefully a non-shadow happy groundhog
- Kingston's Feb Fest
- Visiting Loyalist and seeing friends
- Family Day
- Remembering Rosemary and Nan Vivian

February 1, 2014 - With help from her friends Ilinca Georgescu makes a donation to the Make a Wish 2014 HaiRaiser
*EXTRA* February 1, 2014 - BEFORE & AFTER - Chris Eliason got his head shaved and donated the hair to the Make a Wish 2014 HaiRaiser
February 2, 2014 - Happy Groundhog Day
*EXTRA* February 2, 2014 - The KRRA Twosome Run
February 3, 2014 - Micro shot of a burdock plant in the setting sun
*EXTRA* February 3, 2014 - A row of melting icicles
February 4, 2014 - A visit to Loyalist and saw the "trees"
February 5, 2014 - View from the top
February 6, 2014 - Carr-Harris Cup
February 7, 2014 - The lunch special
February 8, 2014 - FebFest 2014
February 9, 2014 - Frontenacs VS Sting
February 10, 2014 - Mom making angels
February 11, 2014 - Beautiful magnetic present
February 12, 2014 - Even the cloth ones look amazing in the afternoon sunshine
February 13, 2014 - Beautiful wooden sculpture wrapped in lights
*EXTRA* February 13, 2014 - One of the 'backyard rinks' I shot for an assignment
*EXTRA* February 13, 2014 - Another and more unusual one of the 'backyard rinks' I shot for an assignment
February 14, 2014 - Family playing on one of the 'backyard rinks' I shot for an assignment
* EXTRA* February 14, 2014 - A 'backyard rink' on an elevated back deck I shot for an assignment.
February 15, 2014 - Gold and sapphire lavalier appraisal
*EXTRA* February 15, 2014 - Valentine's Day sales
February 16, 2014 - Frontenac Falcons - KASSAA senior boys basketball champs
February 17, 2014 - Canadian beauty on ice
February 18, 2014 - Goo Goo Dolls at K-Rock
February 19, 2014 - Keeping an eye on me
February 20, 2014 - Local hockey fans erupt in cheers and applause as the Canadian women's ice hockey team scores the go ahead goal against the United States for Olympic gold in Sochi.
*EXTRA* February 20, 2014 - Family and friends of local hockey player Jayna Hefford celebrate Canada's gold medal win in ice hockey against the United States.
*EXTRA* February 20, 2014 - The go-ahead goal in overtime sent Canadians across the country into a frenzy of celebrations as Canada's women's ice hockey team wins gold against the United States.
February 21, 2014 - Fans at Fanatics Sports Lounge in downtown Kingston raise a glass to Team Canada after beating the United States in the semi final game in men's ice hockey. Team Canada now moves on to face Sweden in the gold medal game on Sunday.
p.s. - sorry about all the hockey game and celebration related shots but I live in Canada and hockey is a way of life here, so this has been my focus for the last few weeks :D

February 22, 2014 -The Artful Dodger, a two year old ruddy male Abyssian, reaches for a treat from owner Sheilagh Hall between showings at the 2014 Canadian Cat Show at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour in Kingston on Saturday, Feb. 22.
*EXTRA* February 22, 2014 - Shamal Arcadia, a seven month old female Foldex from the Chatterie Shamal in Quebec, stretches for judge Nicole Menweg at the 2014 Canadian Cat Show
*EXTRA* February 22, 2014 - Over 75 participants, including event director Danielle McIntosh (orange) took to the streets of downtown Kingston for the Coldest Night of the Year fundraising walk on Saturday, Feb 22. The event was held in over 65 communities across Canada and helps raise money for groups that work with the homeless.
February 23, 2014 - The crowd of more than 30 people got up at the crack of dawn to head to local sports bar Jakk Tuesdays, to cheering on Team Canada's mens ice hockey team. They erupted when the team scored their second goal of the game against Sweden in the second period. Canada shut out Sweden 3-0 to win their second consecutive Olympic gold.
February 24, 2014 - Making popcorn the classic way
February 25, 2014 - What you see when you take the time to look up.
February 26, 2014 - The final 'backyard rink' shoot, with a cool heated clubhouse, that I shot for an assignment.
February 27, 2014 - Voyagers vs Panthers in Game 1 of the OJHL North-East Conference quarter-final playoffs.
February 28, 2014 - It was Military Appreciation Night at the Kingston Frontenacs vs Belleville Bulls game at the Rogers KRock Centre

to be continued in 365 - March 2014


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