DIGITAL LIGHT  ::  brian cassella
Saturday, July 30, 2005

Graduation, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050730 - Michael Rivera poses with his parents, brother and sister
at his graduation from Police Explorers Camp in Willimantic. Behind
them, his grandmother comforts his cousin, Dyrome, whose mother did
not show up for the ceremony. (Brian Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Friday, July 29, 2005
  Do the robot

Do the robot, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050729 - Jennifer Miller of Texarkana, Arkansas, examines her robot
during a program for teachers learning about wireless technology in
Newington. (Brian Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Thursday, July 28, 2005
  Wheels of Justice

Wheels of Justice, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050728 - State trooper Kelly Kraynak (left) works with Hebron
officer Kristen DiMauro on a bike patrol of trails and roadways
Thursday in Hebron. (Brian Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Wednesday, July 27, 2005
  Misdemeanor said so...

Misdemeanor said so..., originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050727 - Michael Rivera (in white) dances with a friend at a dance in the
parking garage of Eastern Connecticut State University during Police
Explorers Camp in Willimantic. (Brian Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Tuesday, July 26, 2005
  Taking Aim

Taking Aim, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050726 - Michael Rivera at Police Explorers Camp in Willimantic.
Behind him is his target from the shooting range earlier that day.
(Brian Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Sunday, July 24, 2005
  Bring your son to Central Park day

20050724 - Sarah Passe (left), of New York, and John Coggin, of Chapel
Hill, N.C., enjoy a Sunday afternoon in Central Park. Passe played
with the University of North Carolina alumni softball team earlier on
the Great Lawn against New York University. The final score was
something-to-something. (Brian Cassella)

Saturday, July 23, 2005
  Daughter of the Revolution

Daughter of the Revolution, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050723 - Emily Kennedy, 6, of Coventry, covers her ears to save them
from the loud noise of musket and cannon fire during a Revolutionary
War reenactment in Coventry at the Nathan Hale Homestead. (Brian
Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

  To Market

To Market, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050723 - Micaela Cadena (second from right), an intern with the Grow
Hartford program, works with participants Clifford Laurore, 14,
YaQueera Guy, 14, and Rickyon Smith, 14, all of Hartford, to weigh
produce at the group's stand Saturday morning at the Hartford farmers
market on Laurel Street. Grow Hartford provides an opportunity for
city teenagers to learn to grow vegetables on the site and sell them
on Saturdays. (Brian Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Thursday, July 21, 2005
  Ready Steady Go

Ready Steady Go, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050721 - Justin Curneal, 10, of Middletown, lines up surrounded
mostly by adults at the starting line of the "Not Your Typical 5K" in
Middletown. (Brian Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Wednesday, July 20, 2005
  You scream

You scream, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050720 - Yolie Rogers, right, asks for some whipped cream in her
mouth from Lois Ustanowski during ice cream social day at the Berlin
Senior Center. Behind her are Barbara Lounder, Vicki Ponds and Ted
Ponds. The event, which was preceded by a musical performance, was
attended by about 100 seniors and happens only once a year. (Brian
Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Tuesday, July 19, 2005
  Family Farm

Family Farm, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050719 - Howard Horton, 80, hunts for screws while building a shelf
to store some old equipment on his family farm in Glastonbury. Horton
grew up in the house on the property which was built around 1760, and
the barn was built around 1860. His brother, Kenneth, still lives in
the main house, and the two of them still work on the farm along with
his son, also named Kenneth. The farms main crops are tobacco for
cigars and tomatoes. They hope to begin harvesting tomatoes in two
weeks. (Brian Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Saturday, July 16, 2005
  Closing Time

Closing Time, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050716 - Peter Spodick, owner of the York Square Cinema in New
Haven, opens the door of the theater for patrons on the final night at
the venue. The theater was forced out of business by competition from
larger multiplexes and an inability to get their choice of first-run
movies. (Brian Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Friday, July 15, 2005

Michael, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050715 - Michael Rivera kisses his grandmother, Maria Rivera,
goodbye as he leaves her apartment. (Brian Cassella / The Hartford

Thursday, July 14, 2005
  I got it!

I got it!, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050714 - Students in the Giamatti Little League Camp in Bristol
chase pop flys as part of the Baseball Olympics competition held every
Thursday. The players, aged 9 to 12, are mostly from New England but
some from all over the country. Most stay at the camp from Sunday to
Friday. This is the third week of the five-week camp. (Brian Cassella
/ The Hartford Courant)


Teamwork, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050714 - Anthony Percy, 17, of Bloomfied, Dominiqe Rogers, 16, of
Hartford, and John Lomax, 16, of Bloomfield, repair a wheelchair
Thursday at their summer job at the New England Assistive Technology
Marketplace in Hartford which restores and markets assistive equipment
and devices for the disabled. (Brian Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Parakeets, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050713 - Bet Zimmerman thinks non-native monk parakeets that escaped
from a crate in southern Connecticut last week will mess up the
ecosystem for other birds. If other control options are not effective,
she thinks euthanasia is an option that should be
considered for non-native invasive species. She is photographed
next to her bluebird feeder at her home in Woodstock Valley. (Brian
Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Tuesday, July 12, 2005
  Don't let 'em jack you up, back you up, crack you up...

20050712 - Bashaun Brown, left, of Middletown, jokes with Casey Gane,
of Cambridge, Mass., during the final day of shooting for a movie
called "Six Niggaz in a Cadillac" in Middletown. Director of
Photography Stefan Wilking, right, lines up his shot of the two, who
play the characters Shadow and Mule. Through the attention-grabbing
title, Director Michael Jude Murphy hopes his film will promote
dialogue on issues facing the African American community. (Brian
Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

  Getting Help

Getting Help, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050712 - Patient Eva Reyes (left), of Broad Brook, and Kat Smith,
program manager of the Violence and Injury Prevention Program, at St.
Francis Hospital. Social worker Smith has been asking her patients
about abuse for years. Reyes is one of her patients who said no when
Smith asked her if she felt safe at home, and Smith helped her get
help. (Brian Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Saturday, July 09, 2005
  Skydive Success

Skydive Success, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050709 - Bill Callahan greets Erica Anderson, both of Willington,
after landing for his first-ever tandem skydive at Newport Skydive in
Middletown, RI. (Brian Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Friday, July 08, 2005
  New Haven

New Haven, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050708 - Union Station in New Haven. (Brian Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Thursday, July 07, 2005
  Ecuador Trip

Ecuador Trip, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050707 - Students Krysta Majewicz and John Mango are in the group
from Rham High School that will travel to Ecuador next week with
chaperones Amy Nocton and Jason Peacock. (Brian Cassella / The
Hartford Courant)

Wednesday, July 06, 2005
  On Patrol

On Patrol, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050706 - State troopers began their patrols in Hartford's troubled
North End with a traffic checkpoint Wednesday on Garden Street. (Brian
Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Beachin, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050705 - Children play along a sandbar in the Long Island Sound on
West Beach in Westbrook. (Brian Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Monday, July 04, 2005

Schilling, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050704 - Curt Schilling pitches during his last rehab start for the
Pawtucket Red Sox against the Charlotte Knights. (Brian Cassella / The
Hartford Courant)


Americana, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050704 - Rebecca Grist, 4, of Scotland, CT, watches the 20th annual
Boombox Parade, in which residents march down Main Street in
Willimantic in costumes with radios tuned to the local radio station
that plays patriotic tunes. Her twin sister Katelyn is behind her.
(Brian Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Saturday, July 02, 2005
  Bombs over Hartford

Bombs over Hartford, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050702 - Fireworks over the city, shot from Charter Oak Landing.
(Brian Cassella / The Hartford Courant)

Friday, July 01, 2005
  River Painting

River Painting, originally uploaded by Brian216.

20050701 - Laura Levine paints a landscape near the Baldwin Bridge in
Old Saybrook. Levine has been working on the painting for two weeks
and expects to finish it next week, but has been delayed by the
weather. The Old Saybrook resident frequently paints scenes from
around the town and sells her work. (Brian Cassella / The Hartford

Postings by Brian Cassella, staff photographer in the Tampa bureau of the St. Petersburg Times and 2005 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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