This past weekend, I got an awesome opportunity to travel around our nation’s capital as the personal escort and photographer for President George W. Bush. I guess he follows my blog, and when he heard I’d be in the DC area for a Kidology To Go seminar, he asked me if I wouldn’t mind coming a day early and walkin’ around with him and shootin’ some new ‘man of the people’ promo shots for him. Of course, I was flattered to be invited by THE President of these Great United States of America to be his escort and personal photographer, so I happily agreed. I’m hoping that many of these images will soon be seen in school text books, on the news, and in official promotional materials for George W… if so, you can say you saw them first HERE, on pastorkarl.com!
Welcome to those of you who met me (and George)
in DC and are looking for you picture!
Here is a sampling of the pictures I took of “W” our day around town together: (more in the COMPLETE GEORGE W. BUSH GALLERY)
Washington Monument in the background.
We made quite a scene. Every time I was shooting his picture,
lots of other people were snapping pictures too.
(but only mine are official!)I was very pleased that George often took time away
from our busy photo tour to visit with the children.
Here George shows his house. We did get approached by a
White House guard – but it was (fortunately) only
because you aren’t allowed to put a tripod on the sidewalk.
(but in the street is ok – it is a pedestrian only street)
After awhile we were having trouble with the crowds all
wanting to get close to the man, shake his hand,
pose for a picture with him, etc. so we got this shirt
for him at a sidewalk vendor for only $2!
(gotta love supply and demand alive and well in DC!)
But I gotta say, getting to hang with DA MAN for a whole day, was an experience I will never forget! (especially being quickly surrounded and then searched by Federal agents at one point , but you’ll have to ask me about that in person – can’t put that on the blog! But, they did eventually release me and allow me and George to continue on our way! Whew!!)
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COMPLETE GEORGE W. BUSH GALLERY