May 18, 2015 – What’s Happening?

Learning Targets:

  • I can finish my 500 word essay (due tomorrow).
  • I can begin crafting photographs for my essay/photo story.
  • Bonus – Extra Credit Monday page link.

Today is the 35th Anniversary of the Eruption of Mount St. Helens

Mount St. Helens shoots a plume of ash and steam 13,000 feet into the sky after erupting Tuesday morning. The ash moved north falling on communities living near Mount Rainier pictured in the background.

Mount St. Helens shoots a plume of ash and steam 13,000 feet into the sky during a series of eruptions . The ash moved north falling on communities living near Mount Rainier pictured in the background. (Photo by Troy Wayrynen)

An interesting story at KGW Television about the discovery of lost negatives from photographer Reid Blackburn. Blackburn lost his life while covering the explosive vocanic eruption May 18, 1980.

Reid Blackburn's contact sheet from an undeveloped film roll that was found in 2013.

Reid Blackburn’s contact sheet from an undeveloped film roll that was found in 2013.

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