At Half Mast

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© Donald Garrett
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UploadedJuly 29, 2012
TakenJuly 25, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/320 sec at f/11
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length22 mm
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Often the flags surrounding the Washington Monument are at half mast for various reasons. I can only assume that on July 25 these were flying half mast because of the Aurora, CO murders.

21 responses

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (29 Jul 2012):

    wonderful pov, Don!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (29 Jul 2012):


  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (30 Jul 2012):

    Donald, Compliments love love love it

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz gave props (30 Jul 2012):

    Yes, that was the reason, Don -- powerful photo.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (30 Jul 2012):

    That's exactly why.....a wonderful capture, Don!!

  • Kelly Nichols

    Kelly Nichols gave props (30 Jul 2012):

    Great angle, with the background of the monument. The sun flare even adds to the shot.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (30 Jul 2012):

    De...light...fully POVdacious!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (30 Jul 2012):

    Love the deep rich color of this photo. Nice!

  • Sharon Barrington

    Sharon Barrington gave props (5 Aug 2012):

    Lovely, elegant composition

  • David Delannoy

    David Delannoy gave props (20 Aug 2012):


  • mark yugawa

    mark yugawa   gave props (19 Sep 2012):

    This is fantastic Donald! A very powerful image.

  • Tomma Henckel

    Tomma Henckel gave props (11 Mar 2013):

    Great from-the-ground perspective!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (11 Mar 2013):

    I pledge this is a great entry!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (11 Mar 2013):

    Beautiful motion in the flag whipping in the wind.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett said (12 Mar 2013):

    Pardon the faux pas!! That should be At Half Staff!!

  • Charles Gossett

    Charles Gossett gave props (13 Mar 2013):

    Beautiful shot and great composition

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (14 Mar 2013):

    wonderful capture !!!!

  • Scot Newman

    Scot Newman gave props (17 Mar 2013):


  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (18 Mar 2013):

    excellent entry!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (30 Mar 2013):

    Improving JPG's Theme Park from the Ground Up!

  • Mike

    Mike (Deleted) said (26 Jul 2013):

    Super shot Donald. Aside from my shot in the exact same spot - I like how you simplified the composition better!

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