Ethan Weston is a photographer currently based in Columbia, MO. His work focuses mainly on the human side of environmental issues facing the world today. Growing up Ethan would always use his mother’s camera to take photos of landscapes or...
Focus:Photojournalist, Documentary, Multimedia
Covering:USA & Canada
Skills:Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premier, Apple Final Cut Pro, Multimedia Production, Photojournalism, Video Editing
Raylan Campbell fell in love with the stray beagle that wandered up to the family gathering. Campbell tried to convince his parents to let him bring the dog home with him before they left but they wouldn’t let him. “He looks well fed, he probably belongs to someone,” his parents said.
University of Missouri's Cierra Porter, Sophie Cunningham and Jordan Roundtree celebrate after Mizzou sinks a basket. Mizzou Women's Basketball faced off against Alabama in their final home game of the season.
Emily Million receives a cross of ash during evening mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Columbia. Traditionally, members of the Catholic Church receive crosses made of ash on their forehead, symbolizing repentance.
Young dancers watch the performance from backstage during the Dancearts’ spring recital in Jesse Auditorium. Dance Arts turned 40 in 2019. The dance studio hosts classes for all age groups and has become particularly popular among older people.
Foam sprays out of a gash in the big bur oak as firefighters try and cool off the inside of the tree after it was struck by lightning Friday morning. Cody Spencer, who was the first person to find the tree after it was struck, said, "It was like a bomb had gone off."
Members of the Osceola High School football team prepare for an onside kick at the Osceola versus Appleton City eight-man football game in Appleton City, Mo. St. Clair County, where Osceola and Appleton City are located had a spike in COVID-19 cases following the start of the school year. Michael Crawford, the publisher of the St. Clair County Courier and other local papers, said football parents didn’t want school to be virtual this year so the sports programs could continue.
Joe Gingrich is an Amish man who helps maintain the “English”-owned Amish Trading Post. “For our group, it’s not that common (to work in an English store)” he said. “I couldn’t work in the store, per se, but I’m maintaining the store.” Gingrich helps stock items the trading post buys from Amish communities, including some in other states.
Broken limbs and debris fill the yard of Juentino Guillen after an EF-3 tornado hit parts of Jefferson City, Mo. Guillen, with the help of his father José Guillen and sons Juan and Jesus, got to work early the next day cutting limbs and hauling them away from the property.
Dalton Key swings off a rope attached to an overpass to cannonball into the Big River near Cedar Hills, Mo. The river is mostly safe to swim in but because of lead contamination, it has a fishing advisory.