April 2007 Archive

Posted by ryanjackson on Apr 28, 2007 in archive

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April 29, 2007

April 28, 2007

I am extremely honored to win 2nd place National Feature
Picture of the Year and 2nd place National Illustration/Fashion picture
of the year.

April 23, 2007

As part of the story below, I have also been documenting
an inner city bottle depot. This is by no means a complete work, but if
you would like to see some images and audio from a day at the bottle
depot click HERE.

April 20, 2007

I have been doing a photo story on an alcoholic named
Mike. He is suffering from several ailments that keep him from being
able to work, including degenerative arthritis in his back.  Mike
doesn’t like taking pain killers so instead he goes out every morning
and picks bottles and cans. He averages about $10/day which is enough to
buy a 6-pack. Above is an average day for him, picking, going to the
bottle depot, and then buying 6-12 beer.

Mike has an amazing and uplifting story. I have been
working on this as an audio slideshow. You’ll see the finished project
someday 😉

-Ryan Jackson

April 19, 2007

Alberta Minister of Finance Lyle Oberg, centre, jokingly
gestures to opposition MPs to stand up in applause along with his party
members Minister of Service, Lloyd Snelgrove, left, and Minister of
Municipal Affairs and Housing Ray Danyluk after Oberg presented the 2007
Alberta Budget at the Alberta Legislature Thursday April 19, 2007.
Edmonton Sun / Ryan Jackson

Halifax’s Bill Manley, left, and Whitby’s Bob McQuat go
in for the puck Thursday April 19, 2007 during the quarter final game of
the 2007 Allan Cup National Men’s AAA Championship in Stony Plain, AB.
Whitby went on to win the game 9-5. Edmonton Sun / Ryan Jackson

April 17, 2007

Homeless Hands

April 14, 2007

April 13, 2007

New pictures added below!

April 7, 2007

I shot a wedding in Boomtown (a museum replicating
1920’s Saskatoon) and there is a replica of The Daily Phoenix which
eventually became The Star Phoenix where I did my first internship.

April 5, 2007

Alberta Health and Wellness Minister Dave Hancock makes
an airplane sound as he tries to get 11-month-old Kira Slator to eat
solid food at press conference Thursday at Telus Plaza North Tower 10025
Jasper Ave. A press conference was held to inform the public about
healthy food choices for babies.  Edmonton Sun / Ryan Jackson

Bert McCracken, vocalist with
The Used performs with the
shadow of drummer Dan Whitesides behind him at Taste of Chaos, April 5,
2007 at Shaw Conference Centre. Edmonton Sun Photo by Ryan Jackson

April 2, 2007

Edmonton Sun Lifestyle writer Jennifer Parks shows off
the selection of fashionable glasses at Women with Vision, 10515 109 St.
Edmonton Sun / Ryan Jackson

An RCMP officer is seen walking through the blizzard
like weather at the scene of a crash involving two semi trucks and an
Acura car about three kilometers north of Nisku. One person was taken to
hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Traffic was backed up about
a kilometer. Edmonton Sun / Ryan Jackson


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