National Archives Promotion
Congratulations to one of the Air Force's newest Lieutenant Colonel! Although it was raining outside the National Archives in Washington D.C., the inside was filled with friends and family ecstatic about the impeding promotion ceremony.
The National Archives is seen as one of the ultimate locations to have a military promotion ceremony simply because of all the priceless documents it houses. Military members are administered the Oath of Office or Oath of Enlistment standing in front of the Declaration of Independence as well as the Constitution of the United States.
When fellow military spouses or veterans contact me to photograph their promotion or retirement ceremony, I'm always honored to play a small part in their big day. This ceremony wasn't any different.
A few weeks ago, I started the series "What's in your photography bag". This series is intended for photographers or those inspiring to become photographers. This is one of my most favorite lenses for close up detail images. A great example would be for wedding photographers; this would be great for taking images of those bride and groom’s wedding rings. As a wedding photographer, you can start your day off by photographing the special items of their memorial day. Or if you’re a newborn photographer, it would be great to photograph the lips of a baby or their little eye lashes.
It's Graduation Season!
Whether you're graduating from pre-school, high school or college, graduations are a record of progress; a long ribbon of accomplishments pinned first on the graduate then extended secondhand to the parents, siblings and friends. No matter how long you plan to live, your history will contain more birthdays than graduations, and the quality that makes a graduation stand out, despite its limited appearance per lifetime, is the fact that you’re being celebrated for something you’ve accomplished all on your own.
Mother's Day Portrait Giveaway
Happy Mother's Day to all you beautiful Mothers! In honor of Mother’s Day, Tamieka Smith Photography, has decided to give one complimentary portrait session!
The winner will receive one (1) hour long session at a Northern Virginia (NOVA) location of your choice (will travel further for a small travel fee), an Ordering/Viewing session where you'll be able to view and order prints, and a complimentary heirloom 8×10 portrait print. This is a $250 value!
Navy Promotion Ceremony at The National Archives in Washington D.C.
Yesterday was a spectacular May morning for a Navy promotion ceremony. To make it even more special; it was a dual military couple (Air Force and Navy) where the husband administered the Oath of Office to his wife at The National Archives in Washington D.C. In addition, friends and family were present to celebrate a momentous occasion.
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