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© Laurie Search
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UploadedNovember 17, 2007
TakenApril 7, 2007
MakeCanon
ModelCanon PowerShot A95
Exposure1/250 sec at f/5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length19.25 mm
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A beautiful and heartbreaking work of art. It made me cry. The full display spreads out across the concrete behind this statue, but it was quite intense and I didn't know if it was appropriate to post here or not, especially since this work of art was created by someone else.

30 responses

  • paul moore

    paul moore said (17 Nov 2007):

    its not wrong to to show somebody elses art through your perspective-very well captured

  • sarah coffman

    sarah coffman said (17 Nov 2007):

    I don't see anything wrong with shooting somebody else's work. Paul is right, it's your perspective. Where is this memorial?

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search said (18 Nov 2007):

    Thanks so much, both of you. This display was at a museum in San Francisco called the Legion of Honor, in Lincoln Park.

  • Rachel Mckinnie

    Rachel Mckinnie gave props (28 Nov 2007):

    Wow. I would love to see more shots. As jpg says it best, the brave new face of photography.

  • Eric Sayah

    Eric Sayah gave props (1 Dec 2007):

    Very affecting! The mist adds a lot to the mood.

  • Steve Hogle

    Steve Hogle said (9 Dec 2007):

    Wonderful capture . The mist in the back and angle in which you shot this makes for a very moving piece!

  • Erasmo Wong

    Erasmo Wong said (16 Dec 2007):

    I've been here! it is a really strong place! good job!

  • Agus Sarwono

    Agus Sarwono gave props (26 Dec 2007):

    Great Job....Nice Compo..........

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (30 Dec 2007):

    I agree. I've been to this place (the Holocaust Memorial in SF) many times, and I've never seen a picture that captures its essence better than this.

  • judy fouse

    judy fouse gave props (2 Jan 2008):

    Yes, thank you for sharing.

  • John Gioannetti

    John Gioannetti gave props (8 Jan 2008):

    I think the artist should be honoured by your photograph

  • Brian Ach

    Brian Ach gave props (11 Jan 2008):

    Truly beautiful and haunting.

  • Sean Hall

    Sean Hall gave props (12 Jan 2008):

    very moving...

  • Robert Winterer

    Robert Winterer said (25 Jan 2008):

    your photo only adds to the artist's work. The rain and fog and your angle adds to the intensity of the piece. Well done! Truly heartbreaking piece, I agree.

  • Alan Ligarski

    Alan Ligarski gave props (31 Jan 2008):

    great picture....and very moving.

  • Ariel Peters

    Ariel Peters (Deleted) gave props (16 Feb 2008):

    This is great.

  • Kristina Evans-davis

    Kristina Evans-davis gave props (7 Mar 2008):

    that good shot. where is at?

  • Greg Adams

    Greg Adams gave props (21 Mar 2008):

    I agree with everything above. It is fine to post this as it is your perspective of a piece of art. The angle you chose, the fog, etc all add to the overall impact. Very powerful!

  • Joshua Blankman

    Joshua Blankman gave props (28 Mar 2008):

    I agree with the people above, especially since this photo so amazingly displays the aforementioned art. This displays so much emotion and you can clearly understand why there is the statement "a picture is worth a thousand words"

  • Gail Anderson

    Gail Anderson gave props (17 May 2008):

    sombering, moving photo. great job!

  • Terry McLain

    Terry McLain gave props (3 Jul 2008):

    a great photo - very moving

  • Julie Norris

    Julie Norris gave props (16 Jul 2008):

    Very moving, I can see how it made you cry.

  • Carlos Bruno

    Carlos Bruno gave props (23 Jul 2008):

    Strong ... like the photographer. But in another way. Strong.

  • Jo Condon

    Jo Condon said (30 Jul 2008):

    Wow! Absolutely beautiful.

  • Vicki Koch

    Vicki Koch said (13 Sep 2008):

    my heart breaks - just to look at this photo... and think of the lives lost... the people wishing they had a blade of grass to eat...sitting there wondering when the end would come and always hoping someone would come to their aide....
    I believe the artist would love that you captured his work so well... and that all the world can see it now...

  • Steve Wilson

    Steve Wilson (Deleted) said (18 Sep 2008):

    Poignant and, yet, beautiful.

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi   gave props (9 Jan 2009):

    Hauntingly beautiful

  • Joseph

    Joseph (Deleted) gave props (16 Aug 2009):

    The shadow of the trees behind bring the reality to this image, as though the ones who've gone before, the ashes, linger...caught perhaps in the harshness of hatred that thickens the air.

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (27 Oct 2009):

    great capture of this beautiful memorial...

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