MJS WEEK 2

Just finished up my second week interning at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  Here are a few of the highlights! I photographed my first MLB game: Brewers vs. Nationals.  Took a while to get used to it. 

Mike Fiers, pitcher for the Brewers,  pitches the ball during the top of the sixth inning of the game against the Washington Nationals on Friday, June 12, 2015.

Outfielder Ryan Braun congratulates infielder, Adam Lind, on scoring the second point for the Brewers against the Washington Nationals during the bottom of the first inning on Friday, June 12, 2015. 

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper slides into second as Milwaukee Brewers' second baseman, Jean Segura tags him out on Friday, June 12, 2015. 

I witnessed some WWII Veterans take flight in a Boeing Stearman biplane. 

Steve Spokowicz, a 91-year-old Navy Veteran from World War II, slides into the seat of the Boeing Stearman biplane with the help of Jason Fritz (left) and Mike Sommars, the volunteer pilot with the Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation, on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. 

Dean Benzer, a 94-year-old Air Force Veteran from World War II, prepares for takeoff in a Boeing Stearman biplane on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. Benzer was one of many Veterans to take a dream flight with the Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation. 

Got rained out at a state softball tournament. 

(From left to right) Aly Otteson, Ciara Schwarz, Molly Annen, and Makenna Rauls, member of the Deforest Norskies, chat with teammates and check their phones while waiting for the rain to die down on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at the Goodman Diamond in Madison, Wis. The game was put on hold at the bottom of the second inning due to rain and the teams were ushered into the locker rooms to wait for it to stop. 

Took some portraits...

Jim Wiechmann (left), co-owner of Stevens Point Brewery and Brian Ward, owner of Ward's House of Prime,  and pose for a portrait inside Ward's House of Prime on Mason Street in Milwaukee, Wis. on Friday, June 12, 2015. Ward is opening a restaurant on the northwest side that has a licensing agreement with Point Brewery.  

Went to the zoo!

A tiger walks around as Evelyn Frommell, one, and her mother Bridgette watch during Enrichment Day at the Milwaukee County Zoo on Saturday, June 13, 2015.  

A young girl reaches out to feed a giraffe on Enrichment Day at the Milwaukee County Zoo on Saturday, June 13, 2015. 

Followed by Polish Fest. 

Abby Heinzen tries on traditional Polish flower wreaths on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Polish Fest.  The wreaths are made from fake flowers, wire, and ribbon.  

Michal Dzielski poses for a portrait in his traditional Polish outfit on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Polish Fest. For men, a traditional outfit includes a white shirt and a hat with shells for decoration. The heart-shaped design on his trousers is known as parzenica.  

And ended the week with the Imagine Dragons concert. 

Emily Haines, lead vocalist for Metric, plays the synthesizer during the band’s performance on Saturday, June 13, 2015.  Metric opened for Imagine Dragons.  

Imagine Dragons perform at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Saturday, June 13, 2015.  

Dan Reynolds, lead vocalist for Imagine Dragons, performs “It’s Time” on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.  

Stay tuned for next week.