Saturday, May 24, 2014

Last Months at The Victoria Advocate

A collection of frames from my last few months at The Victoria Advocate:

A pole vaulter leaps up in the air during a Region IV-4A meet at Heroes Stadium in San Antonio, Texas on Friday, April 25, 2014. The top two finishers in each event qualified for the state meet in Austin, Texas. (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

Dancer Jorge Perez waits offstage before starting his routine during a Cinco de Mayo Celebration at DeLeon Plaza in Victoria, Texas on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Perez was born in Mexico and has been dancing since he was 3-years-old. (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

Isaac Cohen backs up his friend's 1974 Volkswagen "Ameribus" art car after participating in the Art Car Parade in downtown Victoria, Texas on Saturday, May 17, 2014. (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

Columbus High School runner Royce Caldwell reacts after winning the 100-meter sprint at an area meet in Sealy, Texas on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

5k Superhero race winner Nacho Trevino, left, runs through Riverside Park in Victoria, Texas moments after starting the event on Saturday, March 29, 2014. "It was a big group this year," Trevino said of the event's turnout. "I'm glad for all the people that came out." (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

A fire burns in the 700 block of East Stayton Avenue at a commercial structure as Victoria residents, from left, Lakaylah Williams, 13, Brenae Williams, 12, and Crystal King, 15, say a prayer in Victoria, Texas on Saturday, May 3, 2014. The cause of the fire that rendered the building a total loss is currently under investigation. (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

Laura Salazar, left, hugs her mother Maria Garcia after surprising her by hiring the mariachi group Mariachi de Serpientes de Oro to play for her on Mother's Day at La Villa Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center where Garcia lives in Victoria, Texas on Sunday, May 11, 2014. "She's been a wonderful mother—an awesome inspiration to me," Salazar said. (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

During a sunrise Easter Sunday service Stella Gutierrez prays at Son Valley Ranch in Victoria, Texas along with others in attendance. "It's awesome," Gutierrez said of the service, "It just brings me so close to nature, and to the Lord." (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

Goliad Zaragoza Society members listen to a speech during a ceremony to honor Mary and Lupe Flores who posed as models for a fresco of the Annunciation painted in 1946 by Corpus Christi artist Antonio Garcia at Presidio La Bahia's Our Lady of Loreto Chapel in Goliad, Texas on Sunday, May 4, 2014. (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

After leading his team to a successful season, Hallettsville High School junior Jimario Grounds was chosen as the all-area basketball MVP. (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

Angel Swain walks down North Navarro Street in Victoria, Texas with her AR-15 rifle during a gun rights march to promote the Victoria area's new Open Carry Texas chapter which aims to promote the legal carrying of certain firearms in public places on Sunday, March 30, 2014. "It's more of a safety issue for me and my children," Swain said. "If someone sees me with a gun, they are less likely to harm me." (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

An American flag is painted on the side of a building at the Victoria Education Gardens in Victoria, Texas. (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

Donning Mexican flag bandanas, cousins Sadree Cisneros, 5, left, and Jayra Rojas, 6, play together during a Cinco de Mayo Celebration at DeLeon Plaza in Victoria, Texas on Saturday, May 3, 2014. (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

Aaliyah Martinez, 9, center, carries her basket full of eggs after participating in an Easter egg hunt put on by Parkway Church at Riverside Park in Victoria, Texas on Friday, April 18, 2014. (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

Yoakum High School student and defending 3A State Girl's Discus Champion Celine Markert prepares to throw during a practice in Yoakum, Texas on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. "I try not to think when I throw," Markert said, "I try and just go out there and do what I already know how to do." (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

Flames tear through a commercial structure that caught fire around 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, 2014 in the 700 block of East Stayton Avenue in Victoria, Texas. No injuries were reported in the blaze that rendered the structure a total loss. (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

Jackie Stock gives an animal she believes to be a chupacabra water on the front porch of her home in Ratcliffe, Texas on Thursday, April 3, 2014. (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

Retired Marine Corpsman Nick Lowry takes a moment of silence during a prayer vigil on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Northside Baptist Church in Victoria, Texas to honor victims of a shooting that took place at Fort Hood military base on April 2, 2014. About 50 people were in attendance on Sunday evening for the vigil put on by the Christian Warriors Retreat organization. "It's a tough blow," Lowry said, who served two tours of duty in Iraq between 2000 and 2007 and now works to help veterans returning home. "The most important thing for a veteran returning home is a peer to peer system— someone they can talk to," Lowry said. (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

Paul Vela, lower left, drives his candy green 1985 Chevrolet Caprice near the intersection of West Commercial Street and North Glass Street in downtown Victoria, Texas after participating in the Art Car Parade on Saturday, May 17, 2014. (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

Prom Princess contest winner Ashley Green, left, makes sure her date J.R. Castillo, voted for her for Victoria West 2014 Prom Queen at Spring Creek Events Center in Victoria, Texas on Saturday, May 10, 2014. (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

A deputy with the Victoria County Sheriff's Department holds a phone up to a man's ear who was among seven men detained after being suspected of entering the U.S. illegally after a navy blue Ford Explorer driven by a 23-year-old female driver was pulled over heading northbound on U.S. Highway 59 for following too close. Law enforcement then discovered the seven men stowed away beneath floorboards in the rear of the vehicle. (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)

A woman looks into a cave-like formation at Hamilton Springs outside of Austin, Texas on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. (IAN TERRY/ITERRY@VICAD.COM)


  1. Very nice work Ian.

    Among several, this is a really nice frame

  2. Thanks, Daniel. Looking forward to catching up once I'm back in Seattle!