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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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Two New Portraits Added to the Faces of Freedom Project

Two New Portraits Added to the Faces of Freedom Project

  Hi Friends, I had the opportunity this week to add two new portraits to my “Faces of Freedom Project.”  US Army veteran, Roman Lechicky and former US Air Force Security Police officer, Greg Crandall, were kind enough to sit for me for this series.  The Faces of Freedom Project is a personal endeavor to […]

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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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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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“The Faces of Freedom Project” – Honoring our Veterans

Hi Friends, I’ve had this project on my heart for some time: a series of simple black and white portraits to honor our nation’s veterans.  Just a small token of thanks for their service and sacrifice. I approached our local VFW / American Legion post last week, and the commander is happy to let me […]

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Smiles Across the Miles / Snowball Express Picnic Portraits

Hi Friends, Had the privilege today of providing portraiture via our Smiles Across the Miles (SAM) organization for the annual Snowball Express picnic – our second year in a row for this wonderful event. As you may know, Snowball Express’ mission is to “…create hope and new memories for the children of our fallen military […]

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Portraits: USAF Airman First Class – David Haas

Hi Friends, My niece and her fiance, David, were out to visit last weekend to shoot a series of engagement portraits.  I’d asked David to bring his USAF dress blues for a portrait to add to my gallery of military / emergency services personnel.  My favorites: Though not from this specific portrait session, the lighting […]

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Our first Smiles Across the Miles Event: over 300 USMC families served!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpsWH-FFHDk] Hi Friends, Some of you have been hearing about our new photo philanthropy volunteer venture: Smiles Across the Miles (www.smilesacrossthemiles.org).  Our mission is to provide free portraiture for the families of our deployed military to keep them in touch and connected with their loved ones who are risking all to protect our freedoms here […]

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