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Photography plays an important role in politics

Florence Owens Thompson’s children cling to her in iconic
photograph “Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California.“

Liam Umbs

October 9, 2020

It’s a picture nearly everyone has seen: a mother, with dirt on her arms and exhaustion on her face. Her two daughters, both dressed in rags, lean on their mother’s shoulders, heads turned away from the camera. Covered in blankets and mud, her baby rests on her lap. She looks out into the world wi...

CHS photographers say their craft can be a form of art, just without the paintbrush

The 2017-18 Visual Mass Media Class practices taking photos.

Liam Umbs

January 25, 2019

CHS is one of the most artistic high schools in Monmouth County. But even though artists of all types make up a large percentage of its student population, most don't immediately think of photography as an art form. In a survey of 115 CHS students, 47 percent said painting was the first form of art that ...

Effects of photography

Effects of photography

Emily Toro

June 15, 2018

Photography acts as our eyes to the world. Photos allow artists to capture ideas they would not be able to write on a piece of paper. They translate the beauty of life into a story. Photographer Stacy Kranitz captured images in the Central Appalachian region to convey its poverty-stricken state. ...

Rasp taps into her artistic passions

Rasp shows off her love for photography on the CHS runway.

Michelle Moroses

March 2, 2018

Anyone who attended Coffeehouse in the past three years probably remembers seeing junior Alyssa Rasp of Hazlet perform one of her dance routines. Rasp started dancing when she was 3 years old at a studio in Aberdeen. She began tap dancing and has continued with that style throughout the years, developing...

Photo Club returns to Grounds For Sculpture

Photo Club president, senior Grace Maloney of Middletown, takes photos of some of the 270 sculptures at Grounds For Sculpture on Nov. 28.

Cailey Ruderman

December 3, 2017

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, 29 members of Photo Club visited Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton, New Jersey. Attendees viewed and photographed the 270 sculptures scattered across the 42 landscaped acres of the park. This is the first of two trips that Photo Club will take this year. Members are chosen to a...

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