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Nicholas West

Nicholas West, Director of Photography

Nicholas West is the director of photography for The Talon News. Outside of Talon Nick likes to take photos, hang out with friends, and play NBA 2k.

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Frank Griffan takes a rest on his pedals after landing another trick. Griffan practices for fun with his friends every weekend. “Practicing is my favorite thing to do, It gives me a space to clear my head and be free from the world,” Griffan said.

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November 14, 2021
Griffan goes headfirst into a 180 jumping off the ledge. He has attempted this trick before but never landed it. “In a sport like this, persistence is key to getting better,” Griffan said.

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November 14, 2021
In person students capture their view of virtual students during the school year. (Nicholas West | The Talon News)

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October 22, 2021
Some students had an extremely different year than normal by being online and having to make connections with their peers and teachers. (Laney Richardson I The Talon News)

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October 22, 2021
Teachers were not able to connect to their students like they used to, due to being behind a screen and masks. (Laney Richardson I The Talon News)

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October 22, 2021
A shopper adds towels to his cart as supplies quickly dwindle at a Target in Flower Mound, Texas on Feb. 20, 2021. (Nicholas West / The Talon News)

Supply and Demand

March 15, 2021
Amidst winter weather that has shut down Texas, shelves quickly empty at a Target in Flower Mound, Texas on Feb. 20, 2021. (Nicholas West / The Talon News)

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March 15, 2021
Common household supplies like toilet paper and towels are some of the first items to run out of stock during the severe snow storm at a Target in Flower Mound, Texas on Feb. 20, 2021. (Nicholas West / The Talon News)

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March 15, 2021
Dairy products quickly disappear as shoppers hurry to get the last remaining supplies at a Target in Flower Mound, Texas on Feb. 20, 2021. (Nicholas West / The Talon News)

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March 15, 2021
Julian Molina, the first adaptive BMX rider to compete against able-bodied riders in the X Games Real BMX, practices his skills at House Park in Austin, Texas on March 8, 2021. (Nicholas West / The Talon News)

Sports Photo

March 10, 2021
on Oct. 10, 2020, in Austin, Texas. (Nicholas West / The Talon News)

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March 10, 2021
Senior CJ Rogers begins his first season as a starter on the varsity football team. (Nicholas West / The Talon News)

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September 17, 2020
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August 31, 2020
The current high school will swap campuses with the middle school in the fall of 2021. (Nicholas West | The Talon News)

[Photo] Growing Pains

February 13, 2020

Shadow Hunters

January 15, 2020
Apples latest Oculus Quest is a hands-free device. (Nicholas West / The Talon News)

Oculus Quest

December 22, 2019
Apple recently released new items and upgrades to old products at their Apple Special event. (Creative Commons photo, Floating Apple Logo by niallkennedy is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0)

Apple Unveils New Products

September 13, 2019
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