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Scott MacWatters

Scott MacWatters



I'm Scott MacWatters. I mainly shoot candid photos in a photojournalistic style.

Collapse in Downtown Austin

Published June 30th, 2013

On Friday, June 28, 2013, a man collapsed on the corner of 6th and Brazos in downtown Austin. It was 104 degrees Fahrenheit at the time. The man appeared homeless and was likely outside for a large portion of the day. Many suspected the heat had something to do with it.

A fire engine showed up on the scene to provide assistance. An ambulance soon arrived, as well. The man was treated, loaded onto a stretcher and taken in the ambulance to a hospital.

I came across the scene on my way to the train station after work. All images were shot on the Fujifilm X100s.

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Jason Aldean in Lubbock, Texas

Published May 5th, 2013

Jason Aldean, a country artist, played a concert at the United Spirit Arena in Lubbock on May 4, 2013.

Photos are (c) Scott MacWatters for the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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Three Years of The Pine Box

Published April 30th, 2013

The Pine Box is a DIY venue in Midland, Texas. As of the last weekend in April, the venue has been around for three years. To celebrate the occasion, around 20 bands played between Friday and Sunday.

All photos were taken with the Fuji X100s and a speedlight off camera in the back of the room.

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Brother Jed Smock visits Texas Tech

Published March 26th, 2013

(Last year, my first photo story on 500px was about Jed Smock's visit to Texas Tech. Check out those photos here:

Photos, story and video are all (c) Scott MacWatters / The Daily Toreador and were first published on March 26, 2013 here:


Throughout the afternoon, several hundred students stopped in the Free Speech Area to debate, argue, mock or just listen to Brother Jed Smock.

Jed Smock, called Brother Jed, is a traveling preacher who lives in Columbia, Mo., when he’s not traveling from campus to campus. Smock said he has preached in all 50 states during his 40 years of traveling and preaching to college students.

“I’ve been doing this for 40 years,” Smock said. “Five hours a day, five days a week, I’m on some campus somewhere. I’ve covered all 50 states as well as campuses abroad.”

When Smock arrived at Texas Tech, he was holding a two-sided sign reading, “You Deserve Hell” on one side and “Jesus Saves” on the other. Smock said t ...

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Mayors' Beans and Cornbread Luncheon

Published March 3rd, 2013

On Friday, March 1, 2013, more than 2,000 people ate beans and cornbread at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center during the 24th annual Mayors' Beans and Cornbread Luncheon. Proceeds from the event went to the Hospice of Lubbock

Read the full story by Ellyssa Gonzalez:

Photos are (c) Scott MacWatters for the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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