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    Name: Ben Snyder Age: 41
    Username: Maverick
    Gender: M
    Type: Registered User Location: In Miamisburg, OH / From Pittsburgh PA
    Cameras: Nikon D200
    Apple iPad
    Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
    Motorola Droid
    Motorola Droid Razr
    Sony HDR-SR11
    Lenses: Tamron SP AF 90mm f/2.8 Di for Nikon
    Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D
    Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D
    Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 VR DG IF-ED
    Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED
    Nikon AF-S Teleconverter TC-17-EII 1.7x
    Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM for Nikon
    Registered: Mar. 11th 2002
    Contact: Private Message
    Biography: Maintenance & Reliability Engineer
    Alumni, Penn State University

    Former photographer for the Penn State Daily Collegian

    shots published: (116 Grand total, 11 front pages)
    Apparently the Daily Collegian has changed their web page...hopefully my pictures still exist somewhere on the internet but for now all of the links below appear to be dead = (
    First assignment - front page feature!
    Icers vs. St. Clair (hockey)
    Interfraternity Council holiday decorating contest (front page feature)
    Icers vs. St. Clair (hockey) #2
    PSU Construction
    PSU women's basketball (2 pics)
    Dancers during the PSU Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration (front page)
    Men's BBall
    Men's BBall 2
    Men's BBall3
    Black Tie Revue plays at Roustabout
    PSU Circle-K
    State of the Union
    BBall pic (reused)
    No Refund Theater group
    Penis Monologue rehearsal...I'm not joking
    Icers hockey 2-18-05
    Icers hockey #2
    Icers hockey #3
    Bone marrow registration drive
    Race dialogue
    Poets forum
    Another hockey pic
    2 more hockey pics ; ) can you tell I like to shoot hockey?
    USG Debate
    Basketball pic repeat
    Campus vandalism
    Icers pics (coach)
    Sorority talent show (subpar picture)
    Sorority talent show (better picture)
    Economics debate
    NRT "12 Angry Men"
    Mens Volleyball (2 pics)
    Boston Marathon training
    Clown riding a bus ~~ voted 'photo of the week' (by Collegian photogs) = D
    PSU Grad
    Missionary band
    Glee Club Director (front page)
    Men's volleyball
    1994 Nat'l Champion football team reunion
    V-ball repeat
    Engineering Senior Design Showcase (front page)
    Engineering Design Showcase 2
    Steelers/Eagles fans
    Multicultural Resource event at the HUB
    New library construction
    New library construction2 (front page, lower left)
    Womens Soccer vs. Loyola1
    Womens Soccer vs. Loyola2
    Womens Soccer 3
    Lion Limo
    Talent auditions (front page, but subpar imho)
    Women's soccer vs. Loyola 4
    Concert Choir auditions
    OMKAR Indian culture festival
    Real World's Danny & Melinda (front page)
    Women's Volleyball vs. Penn Quakers
    Iraq War Vigil (front page)
    EA Sports NCAA Football 2005 Tournament
    College Ave drummers
    Hibachi restaurant review (voted photo of the week)
    Women's soccer vs. Illinois
    State College mayor candidate
    Outlaw's Theater "Options" (4 pics)
    Diavolo dance company (front page)
    Women's Volleyball vs. MSU
    Color Guard
    Color Guard 2
    Thon feature
    Scrapbook exhibit
    Icers hockey vs. Arizona State
    Homecoming reception
    Hockey pic from last season
    Another hockey pic
    IBM computer lab dedication
    Women's Volleyball pic
    PSU FOOTBALL vs. Purdue - front page sports section
    Color version of BranDon Snow TD
    Color version of fumble recovery
    Robinson (football)
    Women's rights advocate Dr. Jean Kilbourne
    Tony Hunt (Wisconsin football magazine)
    Pasquerilla Spiritual Center organ
    No Refund Theater - "The Shape of Things"
    Painting and sculpture exhibit
    Scene from "Afghan Women"
    Icers vs. Ohio
    Turkeys (2 pics)
    "The Wild Party" musical
    DNA Ancestry testing discussion
    Women's V-ball picture (my last published Collegian picture...
    Pictures published after graduation:
    Men's BBall
    Icer's coach Joe Battista
    Men's Volleyball
    Men's VBall again
    PSU football
    Crowd shot during 2005 OSU game...note obscenity on shirt...

    Kodak Photo of the Day - July 16, 2005

    My Equipment (lenses listed above):
    Nikon SB-800 flash, Lightsphere II
    Memory: Sandisk Extreme III (4.0 GB), Sandisk Ultra II (2x 1.0 GB, 256 MB), Simpletech 256 MB, Sandisk 128 MB
    Nikon CP II filter
    Lowepro AW3 bag
    Tamrac Expedition 5 backpack
    Bogen 680B monopod
    Bogen 3021BPRO w/808RC4 head
    POS tripod x2

    Most Collegian pics taken with Nikon 80-200 2.8D (sports shots), Nikon 18-70, Nikon 50 1.8D, Nikon 85 1.8, Tokina 300 2.8

    Prints sold to date: 23
    (Thank you very much to the buyers, I really hope you enjoy them!)

    Average score progressions:
    2012 - 6.1138
    2011 - infinity
    2010 - 5.9963
    2009 - 5.6838
    2008 - 6.0341
    2007 - 5.6380
    2006 - 5.9273
    2005 - 5.34
    2004 - 5.42
    2003 - 5.16
    2002 - 4.95

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    Signature: -Ben

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