Shoot or Help

Marrary Jean Tenore has a story up at the Poynter Institute that talks with Tuscaloosa News photojournalist Dusty Compton about the already-iconic image of the massive tornado that rolled over the city.

Both before and after it hit, Compton was faced with choices – shoot or help?

“There were so many things going through my head at the time,” Compton said. “Should I be getting these people to the back of the store? Should I be taking photographs and reporting the news? Should I be calling my family?”

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