Torn & Tattered - Signature Shot

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© Leslie Hunziker
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UploadedApril 25, 2012
TakenApril 24, 2012
MakeApple
ModeliPhone 4
Exposure1/640 sec at f/2.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length3.85 mm
ISO80
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Q: I am really into my wildlife photography but cannot afford a super zoom lens, I have a 300mm and am considering a teleconvertor. Has anybody had a experience with these and would you recommend them?

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Photo license: © All rights reserved

This was taken along the waterfront of St Louis on the morning we left.

Thank you Shirley and Diane for this tour. It was so sad to see this and yet so beautiful.

23 responses

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (25 Apr 2012):

    It is a sad scene and yet it is beautiful. I like the 'well worn' look : )

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (25 Apr 2012):

    What an interesting image...It was like the flag was waving goodbye ...Great find and shot!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (25 Apr 2012):

    we always find beauty everywhere. It is in the eye of the beholder, as the saying goes. excellent find, Les!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (25 Apr 2012):

    Well spotted and documented. (It is actually illegal to fly a tattered fly)

  • diana a

    diana a   gave props (25 Apr 2012):

    you got it!!!!

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (25 Apr 2012):

    cool shot !!!!!

  • P. Michael Bodigor

    P. Michael Bodigor gave props (25 Apr 2012):

    There is a sad story in that photo.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (26 Apr 2012):

    This is a powerful image!!!!

  • Raymond Fausel

    Raymond Fausel gave props (26 Apr 2012):

    cool shot

  • Fred Moskey

    Fred Moskey   said (26 Apr 2012):

    Your photo is like a composite image of what our country is going through right now. Still standing tall and proud but could easily fall.

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia said (26 Apr 2012):

    This shot gives me chills !!!! I kid you not. It is one of the most amazing shots I have ever seen. It make me proud that it is still flying and yet sad at its condition. I love the fact that the homeless in that area still keep it in the air. Outstanding shot girl!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant   gave props (26 Apr 2012):

    Well caught shot. In a funny way it shows the state of all our countries and what we are putting up with

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (27 Apr 2012):

    Way cool!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    Indeed a powerful image.

  • Nadeem Shafi

    Nadeem Shafi   gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    Agree with Shirley - this is sentiment-provoking... which is also testament to the power of your awesome capture!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (1 May 2012):

    Wonderful find and capture, Leslie; you have a great eye. It is time to retire this well used Old Glory.

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (1 May 2012):

    Deeply symbolic, and emotionally charged--I feel the pain and sense of hopelessness--

  • Gary Cole

    Gary Cole said (3 May 2012):

    Love it!

  • Merike Mäll

    Merike Mäll gave props (4 May 2012):

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  • David Adler

    David Adler gave props (24 May 2012):

    Very emotionally resonant rendition of this so iconographic symbol--evokes a wide range of ambivalent thoughts and sentiments.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (25 May 2012):

    I agree David Adler. It was heartbreaking to see it in this condition. But I was proud of the homeless people in that area still wanted it displayed.

  • Joseph Sharp

    Joseph Sharp gave props (26 May 2012):

    Nice!!!

  • Andrew Stanford

    Andrew Stanford gave props (2 Jun 2012):

    Love this image, a classic 'one picture is worth a thousand words'

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