Judy Mandolf – From Court Reporter to Professional Artist

A comforting, quiet feeling emanates from much of Judy Mandolf’s work. Soft tulips spill from their vase and dance with light and shadows from a nearby window. Windy grass-covered dunes blow on the beach with sand and seaside spray under a tower of fast-moving clouds. Intricate shell patterns jump out against a background of wrinkled sand, beckoning closer inspection.

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F/A-18 "Hornet" breaks sound barrier

Sonic Boom Photo

Navy Ensign John Gay captured this photo of an F/A-18 Hornet breaking the sound barrier. The picture won first prize in Science and Technology in the World Press Photo 2000 contest. Gay snapped the photo from the USS Constellation aircraft carrier. The pilot is Lieutenant Ron Candiloro.

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