I played around with this one a fair amount in Lightroom, hence the almost painting-like quality. I like how it turned out. If I ever get my ducks in a row, I may get this one on a canvas for the wall at home.
Entries Tagged as 'General'
June 6th, 2013 · 3 Comments · General
Most everyone who knows the history of D-Day are aware of the words of support that General Dwight Eisenhower sent out to his troops on the eve of the invasion: “You are about to embark upon a great crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. [...]
June 6th, 2013 · No Comments · General
“These are the boys of Point du Hoc…” When President Reagan says those words, you can’t help but tear up. “These are the men who took the cliffs…these are the champions who helped free a continent…” Beautiful.
June 5th, 2013 · 2 Comments · General
I’m a member of a Facebook group that is made of members of attack squadron 56 (VA-56), which my dad had two Vietnam cruises with in the mid 60s. The squadron was disestablished on August 31, 1986. These images were posted recently and I wanted to repost them here. The caption to the images follows: “This mishap [...]
June 4th, 2013 · 3 Comments · General
ZOUNDS! I posted a backward pic! Thanks to the shawp!!! eyes of the Instapinch readers. That is the problem with an aircraft with a side number of 111…you can’t tell – unless you DO see the gun port on the starboard side – that the image is flipped. This came from a slide scan, hence [...]
June 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · General
It was a good picture-takin’ weekend at the Marina.
Dawn fisherman, Neabsco Creek, Woodbridge, VA 6:01 am, 2 June 2013.
June 1st, 2013 · 2 Comments · General
A 5 am wake-up, 5:30 out of the house, 5:45 at the marina, 5:50 snappin’ pics. The early morning light can give you some nice images. As usual, if you click on the image, then click on it again, you get all the wonderful bloggity goodness and full-size-ness of the shot!
May 31st, 2013 · 6 Comments · General
Some images from Arlington National Cemetery last weekend. Tomb of the Unknowns.