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ViewFinder is a video series by the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism. The ViewFinder team shoots natural sound packages on DSLRs. We let our sources tell their stories in their own words. We love clean, creative shots and crisp sounds.

Their  Voice, Their Story, Our Viewfinder

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ViewFinder presents: Uncommon Pursuits

ViewFinder’s photojournalists present the first installment of “Uncommon Pursuits.” Host Marissa Parra tells us stories about those who find the time to pursue interesting and unusual hobbies and careers. Allow us to introduce you to a man who dances with flame, a fighter with a passion for mixed martial arts, a contortionist with dreams of joining the circus, and an artist who uses the city as his canvas.

ViewFinder presents: Environmental Entrepreneurs

Farms and fields are the foundation of Frederick County’s nearly 300 year-old history. ViewFinder is proud to present the second Frederick installment, “Environmental Entrepreneurs.” From apiaries to alpaca farms, host Trey Sherman introduces us to local businesses who are stepping up to protect Frederick’s past and future.