SUPER SATURDAYS

S uper Saturdays at the WWII Memorial are wonderful events as they connect the DC and world tourist community with the heartbeat of America. The WWII Memorial is the most popular (4.5 to 5 million visitors last year) Memorial in Washington, DC! To make it more popular, Friends of the WWII Memorial, Honor Flight DCA, Eastern Shore Re-Enactors, and G...
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SPRING 2015

FREE SHIPPING through the end of May to Honor Flights. These books call forth a lifetime of memories and are both inexpensive and beautiful mementos. The stories I hear of veterans' responses to the book are heart warming. They add depth and permanence to the Honor Flight experience and allow families to share. Make sure you remember to place your...
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HERDING CATS: VERSION 3.0

HONOR FLIGHT SUMMIT 2015 PHOTOGRAPHY: PLANNING, LOCATION, PHOTO WORK-FLOW AND CREATING A VISUAL DATABASE Memorializing and maximizing your Veteran’s short visit to the Memorial is important. Keeping them comfortable while you make this image is vital. Getting the group shot is traditional for history and a keepsake for the families of Veterans....
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A FIRST LOOK

WHERE MAGAZINE produces the annual "Where Guestbook" which is distributed throughout DC hotels, businesses and destinations. I am delighted to have the opening ten pages in the book and the final page. Editor Jean Lawlor Cohen and Art Director Teri Samuels are responsible for the selection and design of the article. Jean and I have discussed this f...
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2014 FALL HONOR FLIGHT WRAP UP

WWII MEMORIAL: 2014 FALL SEASON WRAP UP As we coast to the end of the Honor Flight Flying Season, I’ve already made reservations for the Summit. I photographed over one hundred Honor Flight hubs at the Memorial this year and with good results. Fortunately, the Memorial and the Mall also serve as a test bed for a variety of manufacturer equipmen...
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Honor Flight cofounders win "Caring Award"

Jeff Miller and Earl Morse, co- founders of @ Honor Flight Networ k at the WWII Memorial with @Rolland Kidder of Frtiends of the WWII Memorial and George Kerestes of the National Park Service Volunteers. BIG NEWS: Once again our co-founders Earl Morse and Jeff Miller are receiving much deserved recognition. Everyone knows the amount of time and ef...
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Honor Flights Oct 4, 2014

San Diego, Utah, Northwest Ohio, and others at the Memorial on October 4, 2014. I am falling behind in my processing of these images but they are available to Honor Flights and veterans and families for personal use. In the midst of all this, George Kerestes mentions that he has just given a tour to Susan Howe of Arizona and I had th...
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Honor Flight Chicago: Oct 1, 2014

Mary Pettinato takes her photography seriously and I am convinced that it is invaluable to her fund raising and awareness in Chicago where it's hard to get attention. Her organization of the ceremony is precise and the whole ceremony takes less than 20 minutes. The photographers wear blue shirts and are the only ones allowed (guardians in green an...
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FALL FLYING SEASON

"BUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME!" The Fall Flying Season is on and Honor Flight Hubs are arriving almost daily. There are over 136 hubs spread across 42 states. They all fly several times a year so it's looking pretty successful. I try to stop by as often as possible as it remains an exciting experience. As a jaundiced photojournalist, I don't expect...
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Moto Photo: The Glen, Williamsport and Lancaster Pa./ Part Two

On Friday morning, I left Watkins Glen, New York and essentially followed any road that said South and as it turned out Rte 5 was a stroke of luck as it rambled through rural picturesque scenery for about one hundred miles. I carry an iPad Mini as well as a GPS and so am not particularly worried about riding on a nice roads. I stop frequently for p...
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