After months of planning and anticipation a Marta bus pulled up right in front of the Dome at the worst possible second. I complained at first, but quickly realized that it turned a boring event into something memorable.
Who can forget the I - 85 bridge collapse this year. It led to a month long traffic nightmare on our interstates.
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport was brought to it's knees after an eleven hour power outage.
The saddest story of the year was about an Atlanta mother who put two of her children in an oven and killed them. At they're funeral they were both put in the same casket covered with their pictures and super-heros.
81 year-old Burt Reynolds visited the Rome International Film Festival this fall promoting his new movie "Dog Years." He really is the God Father of the Georiga film industry. An industry that now makes billions of dollars.
I've photographed Donald Trump before, but not as President Donald Trump. In April he headlined the NRA convention here in Atlanta. I've now photographed 5 Presidents.
An early december snow brought lots of fun for kids across the Atlanta area.
After decades of not being used, the tennis stadium used in the 1996 Olympics was destroyed.
President Donald Trump had just been swarn in and women all over the country, and about 65,000 of them here in Atlanta, rallied against him.
The best experience of my year was covering the solar eclipse in Raybun County. This photo was taken just seconds after the sun came back out from behind the moon.
2017 saw the last kick off at the Georgia Dome. The game went very well for the Falcons. A rout of the Packers sent them to Super Bowl.
Hurricane Irma caused massive damage and power outages in our area. Even blowing down this highway sign welcoming people to our state along I-85 next to the airport.
Only two weeks after the violence in Charlottesville our state dedicated a statue to Martin Luther King Jr. I interviewed the sculptor Martin Dawe who couldn't be happier about the timing.
Who wold have ever thought that in early December Georgia would see 12 inches of snow.
People in Raybun County were treated to the incredilby rare sight of a total solar eclipse. And for this photographer it was one the most amazing things I've ever scene.
This year Fred Meyer had to perform an emergency landing of his WWII era replica aircraft on Georgia 316. Thankfully no one was hurt.
Just a day ago we all learned of the death of CBS 46 news anchor Amanda Davis. I photographed her earlier in the year at Brenda Wood's retirment party. I will always admire her courage and wonder if I have any of it in myself.
A memorial was built at the place where Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz was killed in a confrontation with Georgia Tech Police.
The early December snow made driving pretty treacherous. Though not as bad as past storms.
It was supposed to be a light snow but Paulding County saw 12 inches.
Some Dekalb County Boy Scouts took to the streets around Stone Crest Mall to help find the person or persons who buried a dog alive.
The night the I-85 bridge collapsed there was so much smoke it was hard to see anything. A man ran up to me yelling the "The bridge fell, the bridge fell." I didn't belive him at first, but when the smoke finally cleared he was right.
A Georgia Tech employee had to pressure wash the street after a police car was set on fire the night before. A small riot had broke out after an officer involved shooting of transgender student Scout Schultz.
This year we had to say goodby to Brenda Wood and it still hurts!
A Georgia State student watching the Solar Eclipse this past summer up in Raybun County. The students couldn't contain themselves after watching it. A major highlight for them.
I spent a cold morning in Paulding County earlier in the month where they received a foot of snow. Something we have hardly ever scene in Georgia.
I photographed this woman at a rally to protest Donald Trump's so called travel ban. The scarve became an Iconic image for the year.