A shot I could never get

Photo by Calixtro Romias

This photo is why reporters with smart phones can never replace photojournalists.

At least, not if you want spectacular photos.

Record photog Calixtro Romias was cruising around last week when he happened to spot Phil Lee practicing his Kung Fu in front of an uprooted tree in Stockton’s Oak Park.

I’m not awful taking photos with my phone. I can usually come back to the office with something that will hold down the page. But I could do this work for a thousand years and I would never be lucky enough, nor skilled enough, to get a shot like that.

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