|Ernest Coleman, who lives in Western Hills, started at the Enquirer in September 1990.
He worked at The Danville Commercial News in Danville, Ill., from 1985 to 1990. He also freelanced in Orange County, Calif.
He studied photojournalism at Orange Coast College and California State University at Fullerton in Fullerton, Calif.
His favorite projects include a series of photographs on a prisoner escaping a third-floor courtroom in Danville, Ill.; a feature series on Cincinnati inner-city elementary kids visiting their wealthy pen-pals in York, Pa.; and coverage of Reds spring training.
He lists as his influences his Enquirer colleagues and Howard Lippen, a friend and photographer at the San Diego Union-Tribune.
His photo philosophy: Just get it done.