Rocky the Chimp

Rocky the Chimp custody battle In 1998 I worked as a photographer on a story for the Star-Banner, Ocala, Florida,   about a custody battle of  a celebrity Chimpanzee named Rocky.  A family was caring for Rocky at home in Umatilla, Florida. Dissolved business partnership of Rocky's owners and trainers at Amazing Animals Affection Training Center in …

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Muslims of Marion County

About Muslims in Marion multimedia project by Jannet Walsh, photographer, Ocala.com, along with reporter Rick Cundiff,  was nominated for the Chairman’s Award (Chairman of The New York Times Company) October 2006, New York Times Regional Media Group. View the original story at ocala.com Download story as a PDF Above: Jannet, is wearing a hijab, or head covering, pinned …

Dominican Republic

About This is a series of photos I shot in the Dominican Republic in 2006.  Some of the photos were published by Florida Catholic and The National Catholic Reporter. Read Freelance Stories Florida Catholic, Dominican Republic National Catholic Reporter, Pilgrims to Caribbean

Seeing Red

About This is as story about rare redheads, including entire families with red hair, not to mention the writer and photographer, Jannet Walsh.  This story appeared in the Ocala Star-Banner in 2005.  The written story is below the photo galleries. Enjoy! Jannet Walsh View story at original website Download story - See Red, by Jannet …

Chester Weber, combined driver

About While working as a staff photographer at the Ocala Star-Banner, Ocala, Florida, part of The New York Times Company,  I had incredible opportunities to photograph Chester Weber, considered to be of the United States' most celebrated combined horse drivers.   Learn more about Chester at his website.