Lumberton New Jersey’s Nike Missile Battery PH23/25

2018-06-29T22:16:33-04:00January 20th, 2016|

Honoring and Preserving a Cold War Legacy When passing through the idyllic and peaceful countryside around Lumberton, New Jersey, one would never expect to come across a fearsome relic of the Cold War. Yet, until recently, just outside of town, were the remains of a Nike missile battery built in 1956 and designated with the catchy name PH-23/25. In the 1950's and 60's the army built [...]

Remembering 9-11

2017-05-19T10:36:02-04:00September 11th, 2015|

Tool of the Defender by Richard Lewis 2015 No American has trouble remembering what happened on September 11, 2001. Our country was attacked and civilians died, not soldiers. We were all thrown into a different world. Today, I'm thinking of those who died in a senseless act of terrorism, and those who are wearing military uniforms that dedicate themselves to preventing any more [...]

Serving the Cause of History

2017-05-19T10:36:02-04:00June 19th, 2015|

More from the 2015 New Jersey History Fair.  It's been a while since my last post. More on that in the near future. Until then here are some more portraits of re-enactors from various periods of times that played their roles at the New Jersey History Fair in the spring. These folks are from various wars throughout our American history. The Aid [...]

Serving the Cause of History, Again

2017-05-19T10:36:02-04:00June 4th, 2015|

New Jersey History Fair 1863 or 2015? I attended the New Jersey History Fair as a professional photographer and got great access to historical re-enactors who spend their spare time dressing up in period outfits and Serving the Cause of History. While doing this personal photographic project, I have seen once again, that they are an amazing group with a wealth of knowledge about the time [...]

Serving The Cause Of History – Part 3

2017-05-19T10:36:08-04:00December 18th, 2014|

Shooting photographs as World War II re-enactors shoot at each other This is the third and final set of images from my time at the re-enactment of a World War II battle between the American and German armies. I was there to photograph the re-enactors as part of my Serving The Cause Of History project. After spending some time getting to know the re-enactors and [...]

Shooting War – A New Project

2018-02-22T09:39:37-05:00December 12th, 2014|

This is a very different project for me and I would greatly appreciate it if you took the time and left a comment or even a like to let me know what you are think.  My stint as a war photographer These photographs are the first in a series that I will be doing about World War II re-enactors called Serving the Cause of [...]