Student Welcoming Ceremony, Middlebury Snow Bowl

Flares and Skiers at the Middlebury College Snow BowlHancock, Vermont - Ski instructors holding flares at the Middlebury College Snow Bowl form a nighttime "skier parade" as a ceremony to welcome incoming students. Time-lapse composite image.

Ski instructors at the Middlebury College Snow Bowl ski down Worth Mountain holding flares under a night sky to welcome incoming students during February orientation.

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Republicans Attempting to Sell Off Federal Public Lands

Shafer Canyon, Canyonlands National Park, Utah

UPDATE 2017-02-02: Jason Chaffetz has withdrawn HR 621 citing public response from "groups I support".

A recent Republican-backed change in how the Congressional Budget Office values federal lands has made it easier to pass legislation which would hand off large areas of public land to state and local officials. Utah Representative Jason Chaffetz has introduced HR 621  a bill to sell off federal lands in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming. Chaffetz claims these lands have little value and create great expense for taxpayers, but much of this land is leased to cattle ranchers for grazing and the fossil fuels industry for drilling.

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John Bartlett, Ticonderoga, New York

John Bartlett, photographed for Kiwanis International. John heads up the Backpack Food Distribution Program at Ticonderoga Elementary School which provides local schoolchildren with backpacks loaded with food every weekend, delivering the equivalent of 45,000 meals every year.

I photographed John with a Fujifilm X-Pro2 and 16mm ƒ/1.4 lens. There was a Bolt VB-22 (Godox AD360) bare bulb flash to camera left inside a 46-inch Photek Softlighter, triggered with a Cactus V6II radio for high-speed sync. The exposure was 1/640 second at ƒ/4 ISO 200.

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