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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Unflattering photo leads to resolution for better judgment


January 4, 2023

Marc Lutz/Wrangell Sentinel

Andrew Zeutzius, left, and Anny Newport handed out gifts at the American Legion Christmas Party on Dec. 17. A previously printed photo of the two wasn't as flattering as this version.

I like to think I'm my own worst critic. Every word choice and every photo I run in print are reviewed, critiqued and deemed passable. For example, I rewrote this paragraph three times.

When it comes to photography, I enjoy it so much that it's hard to boil down my choices for print. Sometimes, I'll take thousands of photos a month for news stories. Readers will maybe see 20 of those. My only hope is that what is printed has a positive affect for the most part. It doesn't always happen that way.

That's what happened in the case of the American Legion Christmas party last month. I took several...

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