Sometimes you get these assignments that make great pictures but space limitations in the newspaper dictate photo usage. In photography, never limit yourself when shooting. Shoot the picture first, edit later.

Follow the light.

It will guide you.

The folks that brought the Hand Car Regatta to Santa Rosa, set up their 'Whiskey Dome" during Winter Blast on South A Street, Saturday Nov. 13, 2010. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

Winter Blast on South A Street in Santa Rosa, Saturday Nov. 13, 2010. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

Winter Blast on South A Street in Santa Rosa, Saturday Nov. 13, 2010. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

Winter Blast on South A Street in Santa Rosa, Saturday Nov. 13, 2010. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

Winter Blast on South A Street in Santa Rosa, Saturday Nov. 13, 2010. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

Winter Blast on South A Street in Santa Rosa, Saturday Nov. 13, 2010. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

Winter Blast on South A Street in Santa Rosa, Saturday Nov. 13, 2010. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

-Kent Porter