Thursday, April 26, 2018

The Photography and Visual Journalism Blog
of the Tampa Bay Times

Photo gallery: Look at grandma’s guns - at 97, she flexes her muscle

Photo gallery: Look at grandma’s guns - at 97, she flexes her muscle

Edith Traina stood in line at a church banquet hall, dressed in a black singlet with white piping. When her turn came, she stepped onto a bathroom scale. That would determine her weight class, though it didn’t really matter, as she was the only...
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Photo gallery: Sights from USF‘s Pro Day

Photo gallery: Sights from USF‘s Pro Day

But if the howls and hoots (from teammates) elicited by Deatrick Nichols’ 40 effort were any sign, the versatile Bulls defensive back partially stole Monday’s three-hour showcase.Unofficial times for Nichols ranged from 4.32 to 4.36 secon...
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Photo gallery: Acroyoga, which pairs acrobatics with yoga

Photo gallery: Acroyoga, which pairs acrobatics with yoga

In an old warehouse across the street from St. Anthony’s Hospital, Aaron Tremper lays on his back with his hands and feet straight up into the air. He is balancing Jessica DeLeo, who is spinning and twisting into yoga poses 3 feet above the gro...
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Ybor City’s La Segunda struggles to find old school Cuban bread bakers

Ybor City’s La Segunda struggles to find old school Cuban bread bakers

“No one seems to be able to do the old way today,” said La Segunda co-owner Tony More, whose Spanish immigrant grandfather founded the Ybor City bakery after arriving here more than a century ago. The “old way’’ isn̵...
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Multiple fatalities reported after FIU bridge collapse

Multiple fatalities reported after FIU bridge collapse

A sign above the rubble of a new pedestrian bridge is shown after the bridge collapsed onto a highway at Florida International University in Miami on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a highway crushing multiple vehicles ...
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Students from across the US participate in National Walkout Day

Students from across the US participate in National Walkout Day

Students walked out of classes on Wednesday in solidarity and response to the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Fla. which left 17 dead. Many students carried signs condemning the violence and calling upon politici...
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Photo gallery: After 25 years, a mother's grief and questions remain

Photo gallery: After 25 years, a mother's grief and questions remain

_informq.push(['embed']);Six days after she disappeared in 1993, detectives located Jennifer‘s body - naked, facedown and severely decomposed in a Hernando County orange grove. Since then, they have amassed nearly 1,000 pieces of evidence, take...
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Photo gallery: Remembering the no-name storm of 1993

Photo gallery: Remembering the no-name storm of 1993

The no-name storm came barreling out of the Gulf of Mexico, battering Florida with high winds and rising waters. As one Pinellas beach resident said on March 13, 1993: “This was the mother of all storms. It was sure mad at somebody.” But ...
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Here's why there were 7,000 pairs of shoes outside the U.S. Capitol

Here's why there were 7,000 pairs of shoes outside the U.S. Capitol

The southeast lawn of the U.S. Capitol was covered in 7,000 pairs of shoes Tuesday, to symbolize the 7,000 children killed by gun violence since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012.The protest was arranged by the global advocacy grou...
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Tampa Bay Times best of weekend sports photos

Tampa Bay Times best of weekend sports photos

Golf fans line up to make cell phone pictures of Tiger Woods as he passes them on the 17th fairway while playing the Copperhead Course on Friday, March 9, 2018 during the second round of the Valspar Championship at the Innisbrook Golf and Spa Resort ...
Updated: 2 months ago