Thursday, March 28, 2019

Marine Core Airstation Miramar | VMFA 225 | Military Homecomings


Smith Family

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Clara contacted me last year in search of a Homecoming photographer and I am SO glad she did! It was a beautiful day waiting for her husband to arrive. He was coming home with VMFA 225; VMFA stands for Fixed-Wing Marine Fighter Attack so you can imagine there all pretty important people.

One of my favorite things about their homecoming is the special bond between Clara and another soon to be Military Spouse! I got to watch their friendship and excitement together.

As I said on my Facebook page: 

"I got to see the bond between friends made in the military. 
These two women are at different stages of their life but united in supporting their loved ones. 

Overall, I loved photographing my client's family, and seeing such raw emotion; but I equally loved watching these two friends interact through the anticipation of their Marines coming home. 

Do yourself a favor, hire a photographer! "


If you are in San Diego and your loved one is about to leave, has already left, will be coming home soon BOOK A PHOTOGRAPHER! If not me, then someone, please! You will not regret it at all.

To inquire about any ships, fly-ins, or even at The San Diego International Airport, contact me! 


Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.


Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

Marine and Wife reuniting at their homecoming after a long deployment at Marine Core Air Station Miramar with VMFA 225 by Morning Owl Fine Art photography San Diego.

I hope you enjoyed a couple of the 300+ images from the day!

I got to witness something very special this past Monday. I got to see the bond between friends made in the military....

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