The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Jack H. Smith
Ledger Publisher 

COLUMN: Not the Zoom


March 14, 2018

When I started my career in journalism as beat reporter for a daily newspaper I would often times have to take photos at meetings, games, or various events.

While the paper did have a digital camera, they were not very handy at the time for anything other than “grip and grin,” type photos that are basically people posed and not moving – think of someone presenting a group with a check.

I was given a nice camera to work with, but it wasn’t as simple as going taking a picture and being done. My first week on the job I was sent into a dark room and a co-worker who smelled of mildew...

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