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The Vought F4U Corsair

The Vaught F4U Corsair

One of the aircraft you see when you enter the Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum is the Vought F4U Corsair – an iconic warplane that just looks badass. Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below): Courtesy of: William Beem Photography

The German ME163 Komet

The German ME163 Komet

The German ME163 Komet was a rocket-propelled fighter. Way too advanced for it’s time in WWII. Imagine zipping past your enemy without time to aim or fire. Still, it’s a funky looking thing. Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below): Courtesy of: William Beem Photography

Patience, Perseverance and Luck

Pink Taco restaurant at Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada

After enough time taking photos, you’ll find the knowledge you prized so much at the start isn’t that important after all. Many people ask so many questions about the technical aspects of photography, they forget about the other issues. I would look at the photos of others with fascination, often wondering how they made such […]

A World at War

A World at War

A World at War [pinit] This view from above shows a world at war – at least in aviation history. This is a wide view of the World War II aviation exhibit at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum just outside of Washington, D.C. I love this place, even if they hate my tripod. Why […]

The Corporal Missile

The Corporal Missile

The Corporal Missile [pinit] The Corporal Missile was America’s first operational guided missile. It’s also the first authorized missile to carry a nuclear warhead for us. It had a 75 mile range, which isn’t that far compared to the inter-contentinental missiles of the Cold War. However, this little baby came about shortly after WWII and […]

Social Media Marketing and Why You Suck At It

social media marketing

For a long time, I’ve heard a number of people espouse the benefits of social media marketing as a business tool. Since I generally take people at face value, I believed them. Now that I’ve spent some time digging into it and seeing the results of different people, I wanted to share my thoughts about […]