Stories about "Photographers' favorites"
Bates photographers’ favorite images of 2021

Friday, December 17, 2021 11:47 am

Welcome to the eighth annual Bates Photographers’ Favorites: 20 images from 2021, photographs and video clips, that try to answer the question, "What makes a photograph your favorite?”

Jonathan Farrell '20 binds his creative writing yearlong thesis, a series of short stories, written under the guidance of his adviser, Jessica Anthony. He gathered a group of friends in the library at 10 a.m. on Saturday morning to bind his thesis (not quite done but close enough) to find closure. And he asked his friend Stevens "Steve" Shea '22 of Wilson, Wyoming.“It’s weird. Like, I feel like this was something kind of last minute, that I wanted to bind in the end. But they kind of gave me the closure I was so desperately looking for. And since, this thesis isn't really just a semester or year- long like mine was in the end, but it's kind of like all these stories are the amalgamation of my entire time here at Bates and something that I've been fortunate enough to write, and looking back reminded me of everything I've been through. The themes are kind of centered around, are kind of themed around an idea of loneliness and how characters try to cope with that. One of the stories is about a guy sitting upon a chapel kind of rooftop talking to gargoyles. Another one is a guy trying to think about how you can get a goldfish out of his toilet, and his goldfish is like almost a plastic God sort of thing. Yes, the characters cope with their own loneliness and they move forward. Great.Steve has become a really good friend of mine this year. I met him at the beginning of the year, and I didn't really know him at first, but we were rock climbing together. He was always around a lot when I was working on my thesis, which was Saturday nights when the deadline was Sunday morning. And whatever I would write about it, like Johnny, ‘it's all good.’ Like, ‘don't worry about it. You know, you're writing You're doing well.’ You're like, ‘just keep on going.’ And that was something I was so kind of thankful for.”“It's definitely weird that we're all done. I mean, so many seniors are now off campus. And we kind of, I've been thinking a lot like, you know,
Bates photographers’ favorite images of an unfavorable 2020

Thursday, December 17, 2020 12:46 pm

Like you, we kinda cringe at putting "favorite" and "2020" in the same sentence. But we always play favorites when it comes to Bates and Bates people.

Just say yes: Bates College photographers’ favorite images of 2019

Thursday, January 9, 2020 8:37 am

Our sixth annual edition of favorite photographs reflects the "just say yes" mindset of the talented Bates College photographers.

Bates College photographers’ favorite images of 2018

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 12:12 am

Welcome to the fourth annual Bates Photographers’ Favorites: 20 photographs from 2018 that try to answer the question, "What makes a photograph your favorite?”

Slideshow: Bates photographers’ favorite images of 2017

Monday, January 1, 2018 3:00 am

Welcome to our annual showcase of the favorite images taken by Bates Communications photographers, featuring photographs from three perspectives.

Slideshow: Bates photographers’ favorite images of 2016

Sunday, January 1, 2017 1:00 am

Bates College photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Josh Kuckens share their favorite photos from 2016 and tell you the feelings they have for their chosen images.

Slideshow: 28 favorite Bates photographs of 2015

Friday, January 1, 2016 8:00 am

Seeking the unexpected, Bates photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Josh Kuckens share 28 of their favorite photographs of 2015.

Slideshow: 26 Bates photographs of 2014 that we like the most

Thursday, January 1, 2015 1:00 am

These images are simply the ones of 2014 that Phyllis Graber Jensen and Sarah Crosby, the photographers who took them, like the most.