It’s always a tough decision choosing which photos to run along with our stories. There’s often no right or wrong answer about which pictures to use.

These are a few photos that almost made the cut, but for one reason or another, found themselves gathering digital dust on my hard drive.

I thought I’d breathe some new life into them by posting them here. To see the story they’re associated with, and the pictures we did use, click on the image.

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Sam Hodgson is a freelance photojournalist and contributor to Voice of San Diego. You can contact him at

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