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. catteries reblogged this from quicksilver-ink
  2. quicksilver-ink reblogged this from dduane
  3. radistka-cet reblogged this from bobbycaputo
  4. alittlefurtheroutoftheway reblogged this from ruckawriter
  5. raynmaan reblogged this from ruckawriter
  6. matiasywea reblogged this from bobbycaputo
  7. sensiblestupidity reblogged this from bobbycaputo
  8. uneasywaters reblogged this from i-will-attack
  9. man-with-greenmask reblogged this from psychedelicepiphany
  10. mischievousmidgardian reblogged this from magicalfluffybunnyworld
  11. mithrils-hanger reblogged this from ruckawriter
  12. chocolate-alchemy reblogged this from dduane
  13. oliverhudson reblogged this from pfilla
  14. aa-ex-club reblogged this from bobbycaputo
  15. littlemisspuchi reblogged this from glitterarygetsit
  16. glitterarygetsit reblogged this from vertiga
  17. chance-chouette reblogged this from poptart42
  18. neomalith reblogged this from zaniey
  19. kitewolf reblogged this from bookoisseur
  20. zjofierose reblogged this from nmkerr
  21. nmkerr reblogged this from wilwheaton
  22. zzriotfreak reblogged this from dreamerofdaystocome
  23. heckle-my-koch reblogged this from robert-downey-syndrome
  24. the-dawn-is-your-enemy reblogged this from praetorianhonor
  25. wandering-soldier reblogged this from bobbycaputo
  26. unbeknownstlove reblogged this from bobbycaputo
  27. willcarlove reblogged this from radiocheckover
  28. encyclopedia-fucktanica reblogged this from radiocheckover
  29. radiocheckover reblogged this from fictional-sailor
  30. fictional-sailor reblogged this from spookymintsmintsmints
  31. stuffsterfsaves reblogged this from wilwheaton
  32. rickysweg reblogged this from rickysweg
  33. bread-free-toast reblogged this from homerunsandhattricks