Photos from the Vault
Posted by David Middlecamp on August 28, 2014
Ken Chen was one of my mentors when I interned at the then-Telegram-Tribune in the 1980s. Ken, Tony Hertz and Wayne Nicholls were the talented photography staff, each with a unique point of view.
Photojournalists have to be able to tackle a variety of subjects portraits, spot news, food or sports.
Ken amazed me by shooting rolls of 36 images, under various lighting conditions, and nailing the exposure every time. Often my black-and-white contact sheets of an assignment included dark holes of underexposure or white blocked up overexposures.
Posted by David Middlecamp on August 25, 2014
It appeared the war in Europe would be over quickly as the Allies made rapid advances in France.
Posted by David Middlecamp on August 20, 2014
The war in Europe seemed to be near the end with rapid gains in France.
Posted by David Middlecamp on August 15, 2014
Robin Williams was among the young talents nurtured at Santa Maria's Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, or PCPA.
Posted by David Middlecamp on August 11, 2014
A new front was opened when the south of France was invaded.