As one year ends and a new begins, we  tend to look back on the year and think of things that could have been done  better.  Many people make resolutions on heading to the gym more often or spending time with family more.  It is the same for me.  I have looked back on a…

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Tips on Photographing Fireworks

July 4th is near and there are a multitude of Firework displays to see.  Obtaining images of fireworks can be a challenge.  Here are a few tips for getting the most out of your firework images. Use a Tripod Fireworks require long exposures making hand-holding the camera impractical.  Make sure your tripod is stable and…

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While hundreds of thousands of citizen’s descended upon Washington DC to defend women’s rights, I decided to attend what was to be a smaller gathering at the birthplace of Women’s Rights in Seneca Falls, New York. The number of attendees soared from the anticipated 1000 to well over 5,000 people strong. Some more recent estimates…

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The Fair grounds were filled with spectators for our ceremony to honor the veterans who are missing or deceased. The ceremony starts two days earlier, when veterans start to build the pyre and attach the worn and tattered flags that are donated for the cause. Many flags have words of remembrance for those that have…

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I had the joy to witness a niece’s wedding this past weekend. I decided to take a closer examination of some of the elements of their wedding. The couple was very lucky to have a creative relative with many ideas of incorporating camouflage into their theme. Camaflouge was utilized within the vests, flowers and cake.…

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  Veterans come from all over. Families of missing or deceased veterans come yearly. The community bring torn, tattered flags and drape them over a wooden pyre built to be the stage of the ceremony to come. Pictures of loved ones are hanging, Words of thoughts prayers and remorse are written on the flags that…

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