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Murder City Pinup Photo Shoot, March 10, 2013

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

A young woman employee of North American Aviation, Incorporated, working over the landing gear mechanism of a P-51 fighter plane, Inglewood, Calif. The mechanism resembles a small cannon  (LOC)Danville Bed and Breakfast, Geneva, Florida is hosting photographers for a once in a lifetime photo shoot of pinup models on various sets with vintage weaponry, military vehicles and more.  This unique event will raise funds and awareness for the Raise Your Weapons Project, a traveling art photography exhibit that depicts scenes from four American Wars, using actual weapons and uniforms from WWII, Korea, Vietnam and Desert Storm, with hopes of bringing the shocking realty of war much closer to audiences across the country.  Photographers will shoot vintage style pinup girls using authentic props and sets. All models are provided by Murder City Photography and all proceeds raised will benefit local VFW’s (Veterans of Foreign Wars)  and their charities.  Any donation made toward the $35,000 project cost will create a traveling fundraiser for VFWs and their charities in each host city. Veterans’ groups have expressed an early interest in “Raise Your Weapons,” with several offering their uniforms, patches and equipment for use in the photos (some have referred to this as a way for their patches to serve again).
When:  Sunday, March 10, 2013
Time:    1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Cost:     $30  per photographer and  $5   General Public
Where:  Danville Bed and Breakfast, 232 N Jungle Road, Geneva, Fl  32732

During the event attendees will be able to take in the pristine surroundings of Danville Bed and Breakfast.


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