by SSgt Evelyn Chavez

A U.S. Air Force Airman from the 31st Fighter Wing Security Forces Squadron stands guard during a training exercise at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Jan. 23, 2014. The training allowed for Airmen to hone their skills. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Evelyn Chavez/Released)

Photographer's Narrative


I avoided using a flash because the natural lighting for this image was perfect to mimic the brown scale of sepia tone that many photographers use to evoke the essence of so many of the iconic images from the 18th and early 19th centuries.