Photography by John Michael

"Preserving the memories so others will remember"™

Weekend Sale on MUGS

I often don’t do a blog entry about my products. However there’s a special promotion on MUGS this weekend it begins at 50% off for a few hours and then 20% off the rest of the weekend…

I was asked to develop one of The Old Guard Fife & Drum Corps.  The photo is from the 2009 Old Guard Calendar which I published.

Heres the link to the MUGS 

If you make it within the time window, enter in the promo code  FFHSMUGS4YOU  

If you miss the time window, MUGS are still 20% off all weekend


Posted 7 years ago at 1:54 pm.

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And the survey said…

The Old Guard on Parade

The Old Guard On Parade

they’re still the best kept secret!

I spent a week on a special mission.   I wanted to find out peoples’ awareness in the Washington DC area.   I asked about the sports teams, and most people knew without any coaching what teams they had for baseball, football, basketball, hockey and more.   I also asked who would defend Washington DC if a disaster struck.

I even showed photos of …

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Posted 7 years, 11 months ago at 8:47 pm.

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PART TWO: TOG on a Mission – 2010

PART ONE of this entry touched on the selection and inclusion of the photos from the cover through JUN 2010.   PART TWO  gets a bit more into history and background rather than the selection of photos as I go through JUL to DEC of 2010.
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Posted 8 years, 1 month ago at 5:50 am.


Spirit of America – US Army Style!

I had a small inkling of what to expect having spent many days among the Old Guard and US Army Band – “Pershing’s Own” – but after the show began, I thought different. What unfurled was a extravaganza that kept moving right up until intermission… it was fast action, informative, precision, pageantry with a heavy dose of history mixed into the delivery.    I was truly impressed and after the two hours of show, my camera had recorded over 800 photos of these Soldiers in action…  I’m sure the attendees in Columbus, OH and Providence, RI would have the same impression or better.

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Posted 8 years, 4 months ago at 11:59 am.

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