Even before I fell in love with photography I fell in love with history. Starting in 5th grade with a book about the Red Baron I was hooked. I soon read every book about WW 1 and WW 2 in the school library and then branched out to the local public library. Recently I was in Texas and was asked if I’d be interested in visiting the USS Lexington Museum. I jumped at the chance and I am very glad I did.
The first aircraft carrier named Lexington (CV-2) was sunk in 1942 at the Battle of the Coral Sea, this Lexington (CV-16) was commissioned just a year later. The Japanese gave her the name “The Blue Ghost” since they thought she was the same carrier they had sunk in the Coral Sea.
There is a self guided tour of the ship that is fascinating, you get to visit a large portion of the ship and all along the way there are displays regarding the long history of this carrier. Just be prepared to do a LOT of walking and be ready for a lot of very steep stairs and if you are tall, like I am, be ready to duck.
For more information please visit the website for the Lexington
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We shoot action sports photography but we do love to bring our athletes into the studio. Michael is a very dedicated Tae Kwon Do student so his parents wanted to have a studio session to show off his moves.
Congratulations on your achievements Michael – we’re very proud of you!!!!
We have been working on our first print ad that we are planning on placing in South Sound Wedding & Event magazine.
Who’s that girl?
Autumn is a dream bride and we just loved working with her. She was ready to have a good day no matter what curve ball she was thrown. She is so graceful, authentic and charming – her personality really comes through in her photos. We are pleased to have her represent our company!
If you are interested in finding out more about our sevices please visit the Firstlight Photography web site.