Category Archives: Front Pages

Close encounter

He Shot Me zoom

We had already used the orange-jumpsuit photo of the guy accused of shooting a Manchester cop after a foot chase, so we didn’t have much art to illustrate this centerpiece. We did, however, have a great quote from another guy who told us about his own violent encounter with the shooter. Sometimes a headline can serve as the primary visual element on a page.

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Watching for a hero

a1 4-20-12 chief funeral

We weren’t expecting a photo like this when Thomas Roy went to cover the funeral for the police chief of Greenland, NH, who was killed in a shootout. But this image of a little boy watching for the funeral procession to pass his school was compelling, emotional and completely out of the ordinary, and captured the combination of curiosity and sympathy many of the people watching must have felt.

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A mad Mad River

The man on the rocks gives critical perspective to this picture of flood damage in the White Mountains. We have a 5-story count and try to get at least 3 story elements above the fold on most days; otherwise, I'd have tried to go 6 columns with this.

The man on the rocks gives critical perspective to this picture of a flood-damaged highway in the White Mountains. We have a 5-story count on Page 1 and try to get at least 3 story elements above the fold on most days, otherwise I’d have tried to go 6 columns with this photo.

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