Sweet: Check out thestumpinggrounds.com for great photos of the 2008 contenders.

SHARE Sweet: Check out thestumpinggrounds.com for great photos of the 2008 contenders.

DES MOINES, IA.There is a group of freelance photojournalists who are taking extraordinary pictures of the 2008 presidential contenders in Iowa. Last Spring, the four news photogs moved to Des Moines and rented a split level house.

Theyve gotten beyond visual clichs and the staged photo op. Each day, they pick a snap and feature it on their web site, www.thestumpinggrounds.com Check out their work http://www.thestumpinggrounds.com/ LINK

Check out their snaps from past months to see the political year in photos. They are Keith Bedford, Michal Czerwonka, Josha Lott and Eric Thayer.

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