I have no formal training in still photography, but here are some shots I've taken over the years that I was happy with. About half of these were taken with an iPhone or a cheap "point-and-shoot" camera.

Taylor Hines prepares to douse her niece Avery Bosley-Nehra with icy water on Aug. 23, 2014. The Nehra family has been raising money for ALS research for 20 years, before the Ice Bucket Challenge went viral and made it cool.

State senate candidate Cathy Forbes, D-Hesperia, talks to Lenisha Williams of Muskegon Heights Oct. 28, 2014, while campaigning door-to-door.

A tent is set up at the Lake Michigan rustic camping site in Muskegon State Park Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015.

A wind turbine is shown at Consumers Energy's Lake Winds Energy Park on August 10, 2015.

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President Barack Obama touched down in Marine One about 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 15 at Holland's Tulip City Airport.

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A helicopter escorting President Barack Obama's Marine One aircraft arrives at Holland's Tulip City Airport on Thursday, July 15.

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Child Development Services teacher assistant Sarah Ramirez encourages children to eat during a meal on Thursday, Oct. 2, at Maplewood School.

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Johnson Controls Inc. intern Yi Ding scoops a piece of litter out of the sand Wednesday, July 16 at Tunnel Park, while her fellow interns Hao Jiang, right, and Jared Burniac look for trash.

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Ellsworth farmer Marvin Rubingh and farmhand Chad Boss confer while harvesting corn last week.