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© Donald Garrett
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Photo Info
UploadedJanuary 24, 2013
TakenJuly 25, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/125 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length24 mm
ISO160
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Q: It seems that there is a very narrow selection of images in VS. Why

A: Do you know?

Photo license: © All rights reserved

A shot of the US Marines Iwo Jima Memorial in Arlington, VA just as the sun's last glint was going over the horizon
(I noticed after posting this that there spots on my lens...OOPS)

22 responses

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey   gave props (24 Jan 2013):

    A beautiful capture of a powerful monument.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (24 Jan 2013):

    this is awesome, Donald. fantastic how the flag is contrasted against the blue sky. again, good eye!

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz   gave props (25 Jan 2013):

    Well done, Donald!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (25 Jan 2013):

    A fabulous capture, Don! The juxtaposition of the light and shadow is perfect!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (25 Jan 2013):

    A powerful moment in history honored so well! Awesome photo Don.

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant   gave props (25 Jan 2013):

    GREAT CAPTURE GREAT ENTRY TO THE THEME

  • Fred Moskey

    Fred Moskey   gave props (25 Jan 2013):

    Nice one Don, brings back a lot of memories where I grew up.

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (25 Jan 2013):

    Excellent!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (25 Jan 2013):

    I like the silhouettes of the monuments with the flag standing out so colorfully over them.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (25 Jan 2013):

    Intenst and beautiful capture

  • Barbara Thurlow

    Barbara Thurlow gave props (25 Jan 2013):

    Nice one, Donald! It's hard to get a stand-out shot of something that is photographed so often, but you succeeded.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (26 Jan 2013):

    E X Q U I S I T E n t r y !

  • Karin J. Burton

    Karin J. Burton   said (26 Jan 2013):

    Very nice (did not notice spots). :)

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (26 Jan 2013):

    Perfectly composed! I love that nice blue sky even with the unnoticeable spot.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (27 Jan 2013):

    Dramatic capture so expertly done - what spots?

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (28 Jan 2013):

    Very good color rendering, unforgettable monument.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (28 Jan 2013):

    Wow! Such a powerful shot, Don. BTW, really had to look to see the spots.

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (30 Jan 2013):

    Dramatic from any angle shot !!!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (30 Jan 2013):

    Very historic sculpture.....captured perfectly.

  • Charles Rushton

    Charles Rushton said (31 Jan 2013):

    Nice use of light.

  • Griff Johnson

    Griff Johnson gave props (9 Feb 2013):

    Well 'spotted'.... sorry, couldn't resist.....!

  • marc melander

    marc melander said (28 Mar 2013):

    Elegantly done Donald. Perfectly backlit. Those spots are almost certainly sensor dust my friend.

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