David Stone is
looking for a little help as he shares
his experience with a new group of high
16, Stone, senior photographer for
Wrangler News, will begin teaching
the widely divergent elements of
photography at Skyline Tech High
School—provided, that is, that he can
round up enough equipment for those who
want to participate.
than reading a few books that Stone has
the students to understand the subject
matter in all aspects of photography,”
Stone said. “I want them to learn how to
be discerning and appreciate fine arts,
including how to make the composition
look artistic through mood and
order to do so, he will need more than
the one digital camera that the school
has to offer.
of equipment, we pretty much have none,”
to Stone, he is looking for donations so
he will be able to have a thorough and
flexible curriculum for his students. He
has also been looking for contributions
from local photography clubs. Some of
these helpful items include film and
digital cameras, old lenses, old flash
units, tripods, reflectors and lighting
be the first photography class that goes
beyond just basics for Skyline Tech,
according to instructor Richard Hinkle.
that (Stone) will be pretty good at
pulling this class off,” Hinkle said.
Stone graduated from Arizona State
University with a degree in
communications. He completed his
post-graduate studies at Rocky Mountain
School of Photography in Missoula, Mont.
past three years, Stone has worked as
chief photographer for Wrangler News, as
well as working with Sonic, Wells Fargo,
Club Tattoo, Tumbleweeds, Herbal Life,
Sojourners and a number of other local
and national clients.
done commercial shots and
photojournalism under contract to a
variety of clients.
Skyline class starts Oct. 16, and Stone
already has 25 students enrolled.
information or to donate equipment,
contact Stone at www.imagesbystone.com
or call Wrangler News at (480)