I took my photo on one of the Saturdays, April 3rd.
This is the lead image for a story that talked about the nationwide Adderall shortage and the impact it can have on people with ADHD.
Because of his busy schedule, the photo story was in limbo, and he insisted on deadlines. Improvisation was needed. In the middle of working on long assignments, I went to the line and took out my camera.
I asked around the news if anyone had any medication. One man did. So I said, “You need to hold some of that in the palm of your hand for a photo.” He agreed.
This experience shows the flexibility the news photographer needs and the last-minute, quick-on-our-feet mentality photographers are trained to use.
About the pills in hand to US Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, our photojournalist at the Fort Worth Report, captured a variety of events through the week’s photos. If you have events or photo opportunities, contact community engagement journalist Cristian ArguetaSoto at email@example.com or at Twitter.