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Cathie Rowand - The Journal Gazette
Chancellor Mike Wartell shows off his mad ninja yo-yo skillz. He can do "rock the baby" "walk the dog" "man on the flying trapeze" "around the world."

Rock the Baby and Walk the Dog

Camera: NIKON D2Hs

Shutter: 1/250 s

Aperture: f/22

Exposure Setting: Shutter Priority

ISO: 400

Strobe Flash: Fill Flash

Lens Focal Length: 29 mm

White Balance: Auto

Shooter's Comments: This was a very quick shoot because Chancellor Mike Wartell was on his way to a meeting, but he was still able to show me some of his tricks on the yo-yo.

I wanted to show an IPFW landmark in the background, and since this is just outside his office, I went with the bridge. I had thought Keller Hall, but the sun was in the wrong place for that.

He performed while I quickly shot a few photos with fill flash. I then shot a quick video. Of course, the yo-yo malfunctioned a few times, since we were short on time.

- Cathie Rowand, Photojournalist