Coming soon… Sweden, Finland and Russia in July 2007

Plans are in the works for Nate to photograph in Sweden, Finland and Russia July, 2007.
Stay tuned… www.natehoward.com

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Destination Wedding Photography : Nate Howard

About me: Nate Howard is a professional photojournalist living in Minnesota. Nate has photographed from Iraq, Kuwait, Mexico and across the United States.
I am available for destination weddings, and especially interested in destination weddings in Mexico. Please take a look at my site, I think the photos there will say more about me and my work than any blog entry. You can view both color and black and white albums at www.natehoward.com
Albums include Iraq, Kuwait, Mexico, Las Vegas, Calfornia, and the Midwest.
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Robbed in Vegas

Woke at about 6:30 a.m.on the eighth floor of the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas this morning(03/23/2006).
I set out to shoot photos on Fremont Street.
I had never been there but was told I should go here for good pictures, that it was old town Las Vegas.
I took a taxi from the Sahara down to Fremont Street and talked with the Taxi driver on our short ride of a couple miles. He is from Cuba where he worked (but I can't remember what the man did in Cuba) earning $10 month.
Here in Vegas he says he has a house and one condominium.
Taxi drivers are the best for conversation. He says a doctor in Cuba makes about 300 pesos a month.
So he dropped me off, I handed him a ten, which included a tip of about $2.00.
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And I walk all along Fremont Street. It was lame.
They have a light show called the "Main Street Experience". It all seems like a desperate attempt to be what they were before the new trendy strip grew.
The structure for the light show hangs over a couple blocks of the street like scaffolding. The metal mess is just as gaudy as the town itself.
You could say it is Vegas-like. So I walked on down, kept walking looking for the cowboy dude in neon lights we all see when we think of old Las Vegas.
I never found it, but instead found a rundown town the farther I walk down the street.
Many building were abandoned. The weather was pleasant but who really cares. About seventy degrees, sunny and a bright blue sky. Enough on that.
I was shooting the pictures I wanted, another face of Vegas.

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Iraq Blog 2005 for Post-Bulletin, April

My stay in Iraq would not have been complete with a trip to the bunker.

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Iraq Blog 2005 for Post-Bulletin, March

Nate's Blog entry from Iraq in 2005.
Copyright Post-Bulletin

Everything is a haze now.
Not my mind, but my vision.

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