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by Nate Billings Modified: April 18, 2013 at 12:21 pm •  Published: March 18, 2009

"Hey, Take my picture!" as members of the Westboro Baptist Church protest outside the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City on Monday, March 2, 2009. By John Clanton, The Oklahoman
"Hey, Take my picture!" as members of the Westboro Baptist Church protest outside the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City on Monday, March 2, 2009. By John Clanton, The Oklahoman

I’ve gotten a little bit behind on the “Hey, take my picture!” posts. To update new readers, photographers hear that phrase a lot. So when we started  the Alternate Crop blog site, we started taking pictures when people asked. This one I took in Moore when the members of Westboro Baptist church were protesting Moore High School.  Nate Billings took the picture below by request at the Oklahoma Youth Expo junior livestock show.

It’s funny, I think most of the time people don’t think we really took the picture.

-John Clanton

by Nate Billings
Photographer
Nate Billings never planned to become a photojournalist. He took pictures as a hobby growing up and worked as an assistant for his father, a commercial still and video photographer, but chose to study English Literature in college. Billings did...
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