Category Archives: The Literate War

Model Dioramas 2017

Below are the dioramas I set in 2017. These pictures were made in the first 5 months of the year. After the month of May, I took a break to detail several tank models, and for the fall, I got … Continue reading

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A New Series

A new series of model photographs. Below you’ll find fifty of my best model pictures, taken in a 3-month period from late September to late December 2017. These photographs are 1% of the total I shot for this project. I … Continue reading

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Model Dioramas 2016

Below is a collection of my scale model photographs produced in 2016. ### ABOUT: Ara Hagopian’s third book was released in 2016: http://www.LeavesOfYouthTheBook.com    

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Memorial Day (part one)

MEMORIAL DAY (part one) The Literate Show commemorates a special American holiday with the first of several posts over the long weekend. Memorial Day is not about selling cars or mattresses. It’s not about cookouts or boisterous advertisements, nor is … Continue reading

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Memorial Day (part two)

MEMORIAL DAY (part two) The Literate Show’s second Memorial Day installment covers the men of Torpedo Squadron Eight, who flew from the USS Hornet to attack the Japanese, poised to invade Midway Atoll, June 4th, 1942. While making their slow … Continue reading

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Memorial Day (part three)

MEMORIAL DAY (part three) What follows is the 3rd installment of The Literate Show’s Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day is specific to one day. Truth be told, many Americans think of our war dead every single day of the year. … Continue reading

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Nika, the Cold War Canine

In January 1961, during a night time border reconnaissance, one of America’s newest tanks, the M60, got stuck in a small but exposed ravine in the forbidden no-man’s land between West Germany and Soviet-controlled Czechoslovakia. The M60, introduced to the … Continue reading

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