Blogging Is Overrated

National Guard Soldier Brings Back Artistic Photos from His Time in Afghanistan

Sean Huolihan isn’t the first soldier to spend some of his time overseas looking through a viewfinder instead of a rifle scope, but there’s a certain quality to the photos taken by the Iraq/Afghanistan Veteran that you don’t frequently find in images of war.

For 7+ years, Communications Section Chief Huolihan was a member of the Wisconsin National Guard, but his service took on a different dimension when he picked up a Nikon D90 and began taking pictures after a tour in Iraq. By the time he was deployed to Afghanistan a few years later, he had advanced to the point where he felt comfortable volunteering as the historian for the unit B 1-121FA HIMARS.

The images he came back with are more ‘artistic’ than you typically see. Pictures of rockets and machines of war are juxtaposed against silhouettes and star trails, making for a very interesting collection of photographs indeed.

(Continue Reading)

blog comments powered by Disqus
  1. radistka-cet reblogged this from bobbycaputo
  2. alittlefurtheroutoftheway reblogged this from ruckawriter
  3. raynmaan reblogged this from ruckawriter
  4. matiasywea reblogged this from bobbycaputo
  5. sensiblestupidity reblogged this from bobbycaputo
  6. uneasywaters reblogged this from i-will-attack
  7. man-with-greenmask reblogged this from psychedelicepiphany
  8. mischievousmidgardian reblogged this from magicalfluffybunnyworld
  9. mithrils-hanger reblogged this from ruckawriter
  10. chocolate-alchemy reblogged this from dduane
  11. oliverhudson reblogged this from pfilla
  12. aa-ex-club reblogged this from bobbycaputo
  13. littlemisspuchi reblogged this from glitterarygetsit
  14. glitterarygetsit reblogged this from vertiga
  15. chance-chouette reblogged this from poptart42
  16. neomalith reblogged this from zaniey
  17. kitewolf reblogged this from bookoisseur
  18. zjofierose reblogged this from nmkerr
  19. nmkerr reblogged this from wilwheaton
  20. zzriotfreak reblogged this from dreamerofdaystocome
  21. heckle-my-koch reblogged this from robert-downey-syndrome
  22. the-dawn-is-your-enemy reblogged this from praetorianhonor
  23. wandering-soldier reblogged this from bobbycaputo
  24. unbeknownstlove reblogged this from bobbycaputo
  25. willcarlove reblogged this from radiocheckover
  26. encyclopedia-fucktanica reblogged this from radiocheckover
  27. radiocheckover reblogged this from fictional-sailor
  28. fictional-sailor reblogged this from mintsmintsmints
  29. stuffsterfsaves reblogged this from wilwheaton
  30. rickysweg reblogged this from rickysweg
  31. bread-free-toast reblogged this from homerunsandhattricks
  32. theintrepiduniped reblogged this from no-fear-no-envy-no-meanness
  33. thatotherfong reblogged this from nexttonormalisok
  34. no-fear-no-envy-no-meanness reblogged this from punk-redemption
  35. komikbookgeek reblogged this from wilwheaton