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A selection of works from 1994 - 2002.

All photographs © Chris Ian Garlington

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tribute in light

2002 - The Tribute in Light is an art installation of 88 xenon spotlights, 44 for each tower, placed six blocks south of the World Trade Center on top of the Battery Parking Garage in New York City to create two vertical columns of light to represent the Twin Towers in remembrance of the people lost in the September 11th attacks. On clear nights, the lights can be seen from over 60 miles away.

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Beloved Colleagues

2002 - (New York, NY) One the one-year anniversary of 9/11, colleagues participate in a moving tribute to honor their fallen friends and loved ones.

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For a good cause

2002 - (Orlando, FL) Justin Timberlake participates in Challenge for the Children, a charity event.


helping hand

After waiting patiently for quite some time, this motorist was rescued from rising floodwaters. LESSON: Turn Around Don’t Drown.


out of control

Firefighters can do little to save a large historic barn after it became engulfed in flames, however nearly 300 cows were saved.



A dramatic view of the aftermath of a fatal high-speed crash.



Dave Matthews performs in Orlando, Florida.



Volunteer firefighter Kevin Moran trains for emergency response in a controlled environment filled with smoke.


presidential summit

1997 - (Philadelphia, PA) During the Presidential Summit for America’s Future, President Bill Clinton pauses while speaking to engage with the crowd.

In 3…2…1…

1997 - (Philadelphia, PA) A behind the scenes look at the morning newscast for Action News, WPVI-TV6 featuring Rick Williams and Monica Malpass.