Saturday, February 24, 2018

The Photography and Visual Journalism Blog
of the Tampa Bay Times

Blake High students march in protest of gun violence

Blake High students march in protest of gun violence

Hundreds of students and community activists cross the Cass Street bridge while marching to address the inaction of lawmakers when it comes to gun violence, on February 23, 2018 in Tampa, Fla.Blake freshman and march organizer Safiyyah Ameer, 14 talk...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School teachers and staff return to campus

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School teachers and staff return to campus

Assistant Principal Denise Reese waves to teachers as they pull into the parking lot at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Parkland, Fla. Teachers and administrators returned for the first time since the Valentine's Day...
Published: 02/23/18
Photo gallery: Teacher who hid students during Stoneman shooting, returns to her classroom (w/ video)

Photo gallery: Teacher who hid students during Stoneman shooting, returns to her classroom (w/ video)

She was afraid of what it would feel like, but she needed to know, so Melissa Falkowski pulled into the faculty parking lot. She took a deep breath in through her nose and climbed out of her car. She was back, in front of Marjory Stoneman Douglas Hig...
Published: 02/23/18
Evangelist Billy Graham the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history

Evangelist Billy Graham the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history

Billy Graham, who returned to the U.S. after a 14- week South American crusade, relaxes in Miami Oct. 29, 1962, with his wife, Ruth. He planned to take advantage of the Florida sunshine and rid himself of a chest cold before starting a new crusade No...
Published: 02/21/18
Photos: Hundreds honor Parkland shooting victims at Tampa vigil

Photos: Hundreds honor Parkland shooting victims at Tampa vigil

Adelina DeChard (center) is consoled by her daughter Gianna (right), 16, a sophomore at Gaither HS, during a vigil to remember and honor the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, at Curtis Hixon Park, in downto...
Published: 02/20/18
A little chocolate love for your Valentine’s Day

A little chocolate love for your Valentine’s Day

_informq.push(['embed']);Thirty-seven years ago, Michelle Palisi quit smoking. Every day she didn’t smoke, she saved $2. With that money, she went to college. Four years later, she was making chocolates as a hobby, but she and a friend had ...
Published: 02/13/18
Updated: 02/14/18
Photo gallery: The scene at the Westminster Dog Show

Photo gallery: The scene at the Westminster Dog Show

Nearly 2,900 dogs from all 50 states are taking part in this year's competition Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York.The Best in Show dog will be chosen Tuesday night. There will be seven dogs in the judging ring.Already earning spots are Big...
Published: 02/13/18
Tampa Bay Lightning retire Vincent Lecavalier's jersey

Tampa Bay Lightning retire Vincent Lecavalier's jersey

Tampa Bay Lightning Vincent Lecavalier fights with Calgary Flames Jarome Iginla at the Saddledome during Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Times (2004)Jose Theodore #60 of the Montreal Canadiens is beat on this tipped shot by Vincent Lecavalier #4 o...
Published: 02/10/18
Tampa International Airport upgrades

Tampa International Airport upgrades

Guests take a tour of Tampa International Airport's new car rental center and SkyConnect passenger train on Wednesday afternoon, February 7, 2018 at Tampa International Airport in Tampa. The 2.6 million square foot addition is larger than Internation...
Updated one month ago
Fascinating... SpaceX's Falcon Heavy

Fascinating... SpaceX's Falcon Heavy

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket sits on launch pad 39-A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Monday February 5, 2018. Luis Santana | Tampa Bay TimesThe SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket sits on launch pad 39-A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Monday Fe...
Updated one month ago