A FANCY model poses for her PUPPY portrait during the "Snap-In" to save the BLIGHTs. Photo by Scott Ball

Commentary: Portrait Takers Rally to Save Photogenic Blight

Activists concerned with development in north downtown may have a new, albeit unlikely, ally. Photographers of Urban Portraits, Places and Youthfulness (members refer to themselves as PUPPYs), a group of avant guard commercial and portrait photographers, has filed a formal petition to stop all development in north downtown.