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By Gus Bode

Author of The Great Picture Hunt, self publisher, and accomplished photojournalist David LaBelle speaks directly to Southern students on Tuesday. LaBelle stressed the idea that photojournalist have to do more than just take pictures.

‘The days when a person can be just a news paper photographer and be comfortable are gone,’ LaBelle said. During his 35-year career, LaBelle has worked for 20 newspapers and magazines in nine states most recently he published I don’t want to know all the technical stuff’hellip;I just want to shoot pictures: The TLC approach to taking great photographs.

LaBelle now resides back in his hometown of Oak View, Calif., where he is living with his family, writing books and teaching classes in photography.