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Faces of Freedom Veterans Project Gallery Exhibition Opens 1/7/16

Faces of Freedom Veterans Project Gallery Exhibition Opens 1/7/16

Hi Friends, Most of you know that I have a soft spot for our nation’s military men and women, and for a number of years have been photographing veterans as part of a collection of portraits called the “Faces of Freedom Project”: a thank-you-for-your-service to those who have sacrificed for MY freedoms. I’m very excited to announce that it’s […]

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New Faces of Freedom Project Veterans Portraits Added

New Faces of Freedom Project Veterans Portraits Added

Hi Friends, As you know, our military personnel – both past and present — are near and dear to my heart.  Several years ago, I started a personal photography venture called “The Faces of Freedom Project” as a “thank you for your service” effort on behalf of our military veterans. I recently had the opportunity to […]

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New Faces of Freedom Portrait: 2AC Robert J. Haverstick – USAF

New Faces of Freedom Portrait: 2AC Robert J. Haverstick – USAF

Family History – USAF Airman Robert J. Haverstick I have a special place in my heart for our nation’s military servicemen and women: both veterans and active duty personnel.  So, it’s with great pride and gratitude that I am able to add a portrait of my own dad, Robert J. Haverstick, to my “Faces of Freedom […]

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Photos from the Marine Corps Ball 2014

Photos from the Marine Corps Ball 2014

Hi Friends, Once again this year I had the honor and privilege of being able to provide portraiture for the annual Marine Corps Ball (now known as the “All Veterans Dinner Dance”, but it will always be the Marine Corps Ball to me).  I recognized some familiar faces, and made a few new friends! If […]

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A New Faces of Freedom Portrait Added…US Army

A New Faces of Freedom Portrait Added…US Army

Serving Our Nation in the US Army As you may have gathered, I have a special place in my heart for our nation’s military servicemen and women: both veterans and active duty personnel.  So, it’s with great pride and gratitude that I am able to add a portrait of my own son, PVT Conner R. […]

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Photographing the 2013 Marine Corps Ball (Orange County)

Photographing the 2013 Marine Corps Ball (Orange County)

Greetings, friends! I was honored, once again, to be able to provide portraiture for the 2013 Orange County Marine Corps Ball this past weekend.  It was a pleasure to see some familiar folks from last year’s event again, as well as some new faces. What a privilege to be able to give a little back […]

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The Faces of Freedom Project – Veteran Sgt. John Davis, US Army Infantry

The Faces of Freedom Project – Veteran Sgt. John Davis, US Army Infantry

Hi Friends, This morning, I had the distinct privilege of photographing US Army veteran, Sgt. John Davis, as part of my “Faces of Freedom” project: a series of simple black and white portraits honoring our nation’s veterans.  Just a small token of thanks for their service and sacrifice. John was terrific! Not only did he […]

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Spirit Week Portrait: “Splinter Cell” costume…

Hi Friends, This is spirit week at my son’s high school – leading up to homecoming on Thursday night. The theme for this year’s homecoming is “Hush, Hush…” and is apparently spy-oriented.  (Don’t ask me why). My son has read all of the Tom Clancy “Splinter Cell” novels, and determined to dress up as Sam […]

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I spent all day Monday in the Emergency Room…

…creating totally cool images for a medical device manufacturer! Hi friends! Had a terrific day shooting in the ER at LA County / USC Medical Center this past Monday with my good friend, Royce. We had arranged to set up a trauma bay for location images of a medical device in use.  With the invaluable […]

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The “Faces of Freedom” Project – Navy Chaplain Captain Craig Wesley Rench

Hi Friends, Another portrait in the “Faces of Freedom” project – my pastor and dear brother, Craig Rench – a 30-year veteran of the US Navy. Please thank a veteran today… Thanks for dropping by! J

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