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Ask Roll Call: Twitter Q&A Transcript

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From left to right: Tom Williams, Doug Graham, Scott Ferrell, Bill Clark and Andrew Satter.

Roll Call is continuing Twitter Q-and-A sessions, and the latest edition was with the talented (and multiple-award-winning) photo department. Tom Williams, Bill Clark, Doug Graham and videographer Andrew Satter were here to share their views on their winning images, discuss how to visually tell a story on Capitol Hill and more.

Follow the team: @pennstatetom @clarkshadows @rcpixs @asatter

Since it was on Twitter, of course, their answers were kept to under 140 characters. A transcript follows.

 

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We had a stand-in for @, who was late, but now he's here

 

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Roll Call photo team prepares to take your Qs in 3, 2, 1 ...

 

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Welcome to our 7th Twitter Q&A w/ Roll Call's Photo team. Tom Williams & Doug Graham have been here 11 yrs, Bill Clark 4.5 yrs

 

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Thanks for all your questions let's get started!

 

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Q1! RT @: @ @ Nikon or Canon? Why?

 

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A1! Tom: Nikon b/c everything operates backwards on Canon. Got 1st Nikon @ 16 b/c my dad had Nikkormat Bill: Nikons better on low light.

 

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Q2! RT @: @ dear @ what is status of Puerto Rico Democracy Act? We want to vote!!!

 

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.@ That unlikely to pass divided Congress, we're more interested in DC Vote protests @ image:

 

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Q3! RT @: @ @ how did you get into video as means of storytelling.

 

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.@ Produced mini-doc at 1st job @ Arizona paper, in love w/ video ever since ^@

 

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Q4! MT @: @ When will House Senate start articles of IMPEACHMENT of Obama?

 

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.@ Not likely, but if it happens, photo team will be there. Here's image @ took near WH

 

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Q5! RT @: @ how many jobs have the created in just under 2 months?

 

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.@ Tough question. But both parties pushing issue. Here's Rep. Lungren today via @:

 

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Q6! RT @: @, How do you find your great feature shots around Capitol Hill? What's your favorite pic you've taken?

 

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Q7! RT @: @ @ what kind of story can video tell of life on the hill vs. written word
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