Last month I completed the trifecta. Over the course of 18 months I went to all three major Army Combat Training Centers. NTC was the mother of them all. It’s bigger, dustier, and mountain-ier than JRTC and JMRC. I got to go with another great group of Soldiers and Unit Ministry Teams. The UMTs worked … More Adventures in The Chaplaincy: The National Training Center
I’d like think we read a lot to our boys. Starting with simple board books from their earliest years and slowly graduating to new family favorites like “Poor Doreen” or “How to Train a Train” we’ve made reading to our kids a regular part of life in our family. A year and half or so … More Adventures in Fatherhood – Strong Boys Need Strong Stories
If this challenge has done one thing so far is it has forced me to look at what I have near by and try to figure out how to creatively photograph it. I remember taking a picture along the same lines as this one many years ago and decided to give it another go for this … More Week 11 – Split Tone
This was an interesting week. I’d never tried a forced perspective photo. I used a Christmas ornament and took two shots. One with my son in the background in focus for a sense of size. One with the ship in the foreground in focus. The toughest work came with adding the shadow of the ship. … More Week 10: Perspective
Once again pressed for time I had to look around at what was available and try to make something work. It would have been fun to play around with building a light box but things have been hectic at work so I made do with a dark colored sheet hung over a box and the … More Photography Challenge Week 9: Still Life
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It’s getting to the end of our time in Georgia. We are checking items off our bucket list such as visiting SeaWorld one last time or eating at our favorite burger joint in Savannah. As a chaplain family, we can expect to move every two to three years,…
This past weekend we took a little family trip to Orlando. It included a visit to Disney Springs which is a sort of outdoor mall. They had a Lego store and I saw an opportunity to take my shot for this week’s challenge.