Category archives: military homecoming

nasni helicopter squadron fly in | military homecoming photography {san diego military photographer}san diego military homecomings

nasni helicopter squadron fly in  |  military homecoming photography  {san diego military photographer}
I have had the great honor to capture several military homecomings in 2017.  Being a military spouse myself, these happy reunions are one of my favorite things to photograph.  I love being a part of the energy of the day --- so many happy emotions are in the air when I am among the families and friends watching helicopters land and ships pull in.  I look forward to ca[...]

San Diego 32nd Street Naval Base | Military Homecoming PhotographerSan Diego Military Homecoming

San Diego 32nd Street Naval Base  |  Military Homecoming Photographer
This excited mama arranged for me to be her family's homecoming photographer as soon as her husband's ship set the date for their return.  This was a slightly different homecoming than any I've photographed before . . . dad is the ship's Executive Officer, the #2 officer on the ship.  This means that he was one busy man the morning the ship pulled in from a long deplo[...]

San Diego Military Homecoming | NASNI Fly In PhotographerNASNI Military Homecoming Fly-In

San Diego Military Homecoming  |  NASNI Fly In Photographer
This gorgeous lady contacted me when her husband was approaching the middle of his deployment.   Military homecomings are one of my favorite things to photograph --- so much emotion from both husband and wife when they are reunited after enduring long months of not seeing each other.  It's easy to capture --- just keep pressing the shutter button on the camera.  Enjoy[...]

SAN DIEGO MILITARY HOMECOMING | MIRAMAR DEPLOYMENT FLY-INMiramar Military Homecoming

SAN DIEGO MILITARY HOMECOMING  |  MIRAMAR DEPLOYMENT FLY-IN
Miramar Military Homecoming:  This beautiful mama contacted me before she started a cross country move from North Carolina to San Diego.  Her husband was on deployment, so in typical military-spouse fashion she loaded her two boys in the car . . . probably along with a dog, a cat and a fish bowl . . . and trekked across the nation.  She wanted me to capture their spec[...]

HELICOPTER WEAPONS SCHOOL CHANGE OF COMMAND | SAN DIEGO MILITARY PHOTOGRAPHERSan Diego Military Change of Command Ceremony

HELICOPTER WEAPONS SCHOOL CHANGE OF COMMAND | SAN DIEGO MILITARY PHOTOGRAPHER
San Diego Military Change of Command Ceremony:  The spouse of the outgoing Commanding Officer for the Helicopter Weapons School contacted me a few months before her husband's command tour wrapped up.  Though military photographers are at these ceremonies to capture the moments of the day, quite often the families hire a professional photographer to cover the day and g[...]
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