I competed fot the second year in a row in the Defense Information School's Visual Information Awards Program this year, and was honored to have placed 3rd in the digital art category of MILGRAPH. While I consider myself a photographer first, painter second, my photos didn't do so well. However, learned a lot from watching the judging.
I also attended 2014's DC Shoot Off, a meeting of some of the greatest minds in military photojournalism! It was an amazing experience that taught me a lot. That's whats so great about this field: we're always learning.
Here's my winning digital art piece, "Jersey Jerk over Ruhr":