Honor Flight Attendee

This past October, I had the absolute pleasure of joining one of my best friends as she welcomed her godfather home after his Honor Flight. Do you know what an Honor Flight is? I’m going to paraphrase because let’s be honest, I didn’t google the real definition. An Honor Flight is for veterans to fly out to Washington DC for the day, a day for them to be shown around and acknowledged, and when they come home, their friends and family are waiting patiently at the airport for them to arrive.

Already I’m tearing up just remembering that night, and I did not have a relative to look for. There were a good thousand people in the Dane County Airport, just waiting for that plane to come in, and when it did, the veterans were applauded, they were congratulated, kids gave them high fives and so very, very many people cheered, shook their hands and thanked them for their service.

Just picture it, these men and women that were sent off to war, many of them drafted, and when they came home from that war were spit upon and called names, were now being honored for their service. It is humbling to watch their faces as they traveled through this crowd of people. I cried, behind my camera as I kept taking photos of those around me, and I tried my best to capture the emotions that the veterans and this crowd were sharing.

If you ever get the chance, go and wait for an Honor Flight to arrive. I promise you that you will not regret it.

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David + Megan {5 years strong}

Happy Tuesday! I know it’s been a while since I last blogged, life, ya know? What can I say: I’ve been focusing on family and getting our clients their images in a timely manner. Sometimes that means blogging gets sacrificed, and then put on the backburner. I’m pretty sure you all know what I’m talking about, but I’m back. I have a ton of sessions to get online, and a bunch more of my own family to get onto the computer and start going through. Today, I wanted to share some return clients: David and Megan.

I like to stay in touch with my clients, you know why? Because they aren’t “just clients”- they are friends. Like Megan and David, we bonded over things like being Jeep people, finding trails and the fact that they had milkshakes at their wedding may still be my absolute favourite between time activity ever. So, when I was contacted to do an anniversary session I said ‘of course’! Then they added the best parts: coming to their amazing home, playing with their pup and all the horses! It was seriously the best day ever for me, and these two are just as in love today as they were on the day that they got married.


love, in love,

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Happy Holidays from Griffin Photography

Happy Holidays!! I know I’ve been quite MIA this past year, we’ve been busy, and unfortunately, blogging has taken a complete backseat. 2016 is drawing to a close and 2017 is on the horizon, I can only hope that the new year brings peace and adventure to everyone!

While I haven’t had a chance to go through our Christmas pics, I’ll leave you with some red and green floral from Wild Apples in Baraboo!


wild apples floral arrangement baraboo florist

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