Public Affairs: More than just a camera

A photo of an airman taking a photo of another airman in the studio.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Blake Gonzales, 355th Wing Public Affairs broadcast journalist, prepares to take a studio photo at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, July 23, 2020. Davis-Monthan's 500 square foot studio holds over 18 thousand dollars worth of equipment, and takes photos for roughly 12,000 personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kayla A. Palmer)

A photo of an airman standing with a camera in front of an A-10 Thunderbolt II.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sergio Gamboa, 355th Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, poses in front of an A-10 Thunderbolt II at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, July 24, 2020. The Public Affairs career field is consolidating from broadcast journalists and photojournalists into one career field, public affairs specialists. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kayla A. Palmer)

A photo of an airman getting ready to print a passport photo.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jacob Stephens, 355th Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, gets ready to print a passport photo for a customer at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Sept. 11, 2020. The Public Affairs office takes passport photos for official passports for permanent change of station, deployments and other official purposes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kayla A. Palmer)

A photo of an airman taking a photo in the studio.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Blake Gonzales, 355th Wing Public Affairs broadcast journalist, takes a studio photo at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, July 21, 2020. Studio photos are taken for biographies, award winners and special assignment packages. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kayla A. Palmer)

A photo of an airman sitting in a sound booth to voice a script.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Sari Seibert, 355th Wing Public Affairs broadcast journalist, sits in the studio's audio booth to voice a script at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, July 23, 2020. Voicing a script requires the right pronounciation, tone, projection and articulation in order to properly communicate the intent of the story. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kayla A. Palmer)

A photo of an airman getting her camera settings ready for an interview.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kaitlyn Ergish, 355th Wing Public Affairs broadcast journalist, gets her camera ready for an interview at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Sept. 10, 2020. Public Affairs professionals are responsible for telling Air Force stories to help facilitate the free flow of communication between the Air Force and the general public. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kayla A. Palmer)

A photo of two airmen get ready to interview their subject for a story.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kaitlyn Ergish, 355th Wing Public Affairs broadcast journalist, and Senior Airman Jacob Stephens, 355th Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, interview a subject matter expert for a story at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Sept. 10, 2020. Public Affairs professionals are responsible for telling Air Force stories to help facilitate the free flow of communication between the Air Force and the general public. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kayla A. Palmer)

A photo of an airman editing her video footage in Adobe premiere.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kaitlyn Ergish, 355th Wing Public Affairs broadcast journalist, edits her video project at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Aug. 4, 2020. Video editing involves looking through video footage, interview sound bites and turning raw footage into the best product possible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kayla A. Palmer)

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Blake Gonzales, 355th Wing Public Affairs broadcast journalist, prepares to take a studio photo at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, July 23, 2020. Davis-Monthan's 500 square foot studio holds over 18 thousand dollars worth of equipment, and takes photos for roughly 12,000 personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kayla A. Palmer)