Articles by Lita Medinger

Texas Protests and Tips for Photographing Rallies

I spent a number of hours at the Texas State Capitol during Sen. Wendy Davis' filibuster. Sadly, my camera was inoperable, but that meant I got to live in the moment, talking to strangers, sharing stories, and shouting. It was also my first time at a Capitol building and my first big protest since the events against Gov. Scott Walker in Wisconsin a couple years ago.Luckily, I had my camera at the ready during the next wave of protests on July 1st, 2013. I had my sunscreen on (and brought a bottle... continue reading

Why I Love Events

I adore photographing events. I shoot the small concerts that take place at the campus coffee shop I volunteer at, I shoot at birthday parties, I shoot at parades and protests. And I love them all. Each has a certain feel, a different flavour.Luckily for me, this year has been very eventful. With Wisconsin politics going mad, there were plenty of rallies on campus to attend. This summer, I performed at an art gallery during an event (in the photo above) and at my dance studio for Gallery Night.... continue reading

My First Sale

Imagine my surprise when, while going through my usual Internet roster, I notice something different in the upper corner of Dreamstime. What's that? Earnings balance?I've made my first sale.This was actually just a sort of behind-the-scenes shot from the day that the model helped me fit another girl for traditional Indian dress. She was showing off one of the massive rings of bangles she owns, and I snapped a picture.And I'm glad I did. continue reading

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