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Photos: Recently retired Gazette photographer shares top pics of the year

A lone skier sits on the chairlift in the fog at West Mountain in February.
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A lone skier sits on the chairlift in the fog at West Mountain in February.

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Marc Schultz, who retired in September after 33 years with the paper — but not before the longtime lensman captured some images that rank with his all-time best. Today, we kick off a three-day series of our staff photographers’ favorite photos of the year.

Schenectady High School principal David Preston, left, and schools Superintendent Aaron Bochniak give students a send-off as they pick up their diplomas during all-day graduation ceremonies on June 26.

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Meaghan Dado watches as her Golden Retriever, Grady, chomps on the tennis ball she just threw in the backyard of her home on Northern Boulevard in Amsterdam on June 15.

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Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk pole vaulter Shane Racey celebrates with smiles and claps just after clearing 16 feet, 6 inches in the Section II indoor track state qualifiers at SEFCU Arena in Albany last February. The mark set a Section II record.

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As Black Lives Matter protesters held a rally in Schenectady in late May, Police Chief Eric Clifford came out to meet them, “take a knee” and later, march with them.

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A lone skier sits on the chairlift in the fog at West Mountain in February.

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Julian and Jalon Beckith struggle to keep their balance with two bags full of fruits and vegetables as they head for home along Albany Street in Schenectady in June. The pair were able to keep the bags from ripping apart upon safe arrival to their apartment just a few yards away.

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An employee of Maple Ski Ridge in Rotterdam inspects the output of a snow-making machine last January.

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Taking a break from a reading assignment, Thomas Jones peers over the staircase at the Gloversville Free Library last January. Jones had recently relocated to the area from Toledo, Ohio.

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A great photographer, that would go to any extreme necessary for that best shot! And, he has acquired 100’s of those “best shots”. Congratulations to a distinguished career.

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