Denim Garcia was among the age 5 participants getting ready for Pee Wee Showmanship with lambs at the Mid-State Fair in July. He and the lamb had different ideas about where to go.
Life in San Luis Obispo County captured through the lens of a news photographer can take many different forms and reflect the full range of emotions, from tragic loss to unbridled joy.
Photographer David Middlecamp has been telling SLO County stories with his camera for 35 years.
You can follow him on Twitter @DavidMiddlecamp to see the best of next year’s work as it happens.
From kids at the beach or at the fair to Fourth of July fireworks to efforts to control dust on the Oceano Dunes, here’s a look at some of David’s favorite images from 2018.
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David Middlecamp is a photojournalist and third-generation Cal Poly graduate who has covered the Central Coast region since the 1980s. A career that began developing and printing black-and-white film now includes an FAA-certified drone pilot license. He also writes the history column “Photos from the Vault.”