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Hey take my picture! Volunteer edition

by Nate Billings Modified: April 18, 2013 at 11:57 am •  Published: August 30, 2012
LaShon Mack, a volunteer with OG&E, asks to have her picture taken at the Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools, Wed., Aug. 29, 2012. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
LaShon Mack, a volunteer with OG&E, asks to have her picture taken at the Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools, Wed., Aug. 29, 2012. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

 

I was photographing teachers picking up supplies at the Foundation for Oklahoma Public Schools when I met LaShon Mack and other volunteers from OG&E. The volunteers had spent the day loading school supplies into hundreds of blue tote bags for schools. As she was leaving, Lashon asked me why I hadn’t taken a picture of her, yet. So, I did.

 

-Nate Billings

by Nate Billings
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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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