Navy Change of Command Ceremony at Oceana Naval Air Station in Virginia Beach
I get so excited for emails looking for ceremony coverage, especially for change of command! So often our service member isn’t interested in the pomp and spotlight that comes with a hired photographer.
For many of us, our kids won’t even have cognitive memory of their parents’ active duty days. They’ll only have the photos we take.
I’m on a mission to get you out of the cinderblock conference room to create beautiful, inspiring images of your career. Even if your service member doesn’t want it!
As a USMC spouse, the tradition and formality of military ceremonies never ceases to rise up a deep sense of patriotism and pride.
I photograph all kinds of military events from simple promotions to homecomings and retirements – its a passion project of mine! If you’d like to know more about what is involved, check out the details here and shoot me an email!.
This was actually my first Navy ceremony, and my first shoot in a hangar. It was 10x better than a yellow gym with blue tarps. Talk about a photographic nightmare! That really happened in Okinawa.
The flags, the aircraft, and the white walls & ceiling made a fabulous back drop in every direction with light reflecting everywhere.
The outbound commanding officer’s family flew in from several different states from both sides of the family with nieces and nephews in tow.
After the ceremony we get all the family shots, not too unlike a wedding!
Have you thought about family photos while you’re in Hawai’i?
Its photo season year-round here in Hawaii and I want you to take advantage of it!
Take home the bright skies, warm air and blue water to relive it over and over because you’ll never experience this place with the kids these ages ever again.
This is your one shot. Take it!
As the ringleader of my own 4 boy circus, I know how hard getting family photos can be. I’m here to change that.
If I could dress your kids and literally hang your family photos on your walls, I would …but I can’t, so I do just about everything else in between. That’s why I take the time to hold your hand from start to finish.
Because what good are family photos if your kids never see them?
I only accept two families a week, so if you have dates, reach out to Alison Bell, Photographer now.
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I'm a USMC spouse, South Carolina native, recovering homeschool mama of a 4 boy circus. They've taught me the most important facet of family photography: KEEP IT FUN!