Fields of Sorrow

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© Shawn Palmquist
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"Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little. And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh."

One of the most common traditions in all cultures... the burial of the dead.

66 responses

  • Isabel Rodríguez

    Isabel Rodríguez said (6 Sep 2008):

    this is one of the best shots i've ever seen in this page

  • Camil Seisanu

    Camil Seisanu gave props (6 Sep 2008):

    My vote + + + ! Incredible photo ! Congrats ! :)

  • James Wei

    James Wei gave props (7 Sep 2008):

    Wonderful fish eye effect!

  • Saikat Podder

    Saikat Podder said (7 Sep 2008):

    Incredible picture.. You seem to be as strong an artist as a photographer. Wonderful Fisheye effect..!!

  • Katherina Velásquez

    Katherina Velásquez (Deleted) gave props (7 Sep 2008):

    incredible as all you do .. nice to see you here!

  • Angel Foice

    Angel Foice gave props (7 Sep 2008):

    gorgeous photograph here.

  • Melissa Thorburn

    Melissa Thorburn gave props (7 Sep 2008):

    Awesome. Has my vote. Also thanks for making me a contact.

  • Laura Morgan

    Laura Morgan said (7 Sep 2008):

    wow amazing photo!

  • Rhio9 (Rhio9)

    Rhio9 (Rhio9) (Deleted) said (7 Sep 2008):

    yeah, absolutely inspired!!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (7 Sep 2008):


  • Jennifer berry

    Jennifer berry gave props (7 Sep 2008):

    ridiculously cool

  • marce garal

    marce garal gave props (7 Sep 2008):

    Wow awesome shot!

  • J. Harris Blacklist

    J. Harris Blacklist gave props (9 Sep 2008):


  • Frederic Frognier

    Frederic Frognier (Deleted) said (9 Sep 2008):

    Very nice tones and colors!

  • Melinda Smith

    Melinda Smith gave props (9 Sep 2008):

    You are so talented. Great image

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (9 Sep 2008):


  • Amelia (amy) Quicke

    Amelia (amy) Quicke said (9 Sep 2008):

    wonderful emotional

  • Carl

    Carl said (9 Sep 2008):

    i'd like to vote "hell yeah!" but i guess just plain "yeah!" will do. :O)

  • Megan Horsburgh

    Megan Horsburgh said (9 Sep 2008):

    Well done.

  • Donna Adamski

    Donna Adamski gave props (9 Sep 2008):

    Great capture.

  • Karen K Smith

    Karen K Smith gave props (9 Sep 2008):

    This photo ROCKS and is HOT!

  • Maria Gonzalez

    Maria Gonzalez gave props (9 Sep 2008):

    5* shot!!!!

  • phil413

    phil413 (Deleted) gave props (10 Sep 2008):

    Wonderful shot - awesome POV...

  • Victor Ursabia

    Victor Ursabia said (10 Sep 2008):

    awesome capture!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (10 Sep 2008):

    Oh yeah! It rocks!

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (10 Sep 2008):


  • Aubrey's Oma

    Aubrey's Oma (Deleted) gave props (10 Sep 2008):

    How did I miss this! You got my vote!

  • Kandi Champagne Cook

    Kandi Champagne Cook said (10 Sep 2008):

    Wow - this is exceptional!

  • Aliscia Leo

    Aliscia Leo said (10 Sep 2008):

    nice job! this photo is amazing

  • Michael Lynch

    Michael Lynch gave props (10 Sep 2008):

    Awesome; vote YEAH!!!

  • Janice Mezzacappa

    Janice Mezzacappa (Deleted) gave props (10 Sep 2008):

    Excellence, very emotional image and story!

  • Virgilio Rodriguez Jr

    Virgilio Rodriguez Jr gave props (11 Sep 2008):

    Great shot got my vote...

  • Sharon Wish

    Sharon Wish gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    my god this is amazing!

  • Atreyee Bhattacharya

    Atreyee Bhattacharya gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    If it wasn't for the white crosses..this might well be the 'strawberry fields'

  • Talon

    Talon gave props (13 Sep 2008):

    Truly magnificent shot..

  • Mandi Nikole

    Mandi Nikole gave props (13 Sep 2008):

    fisheye lens?

  • Annie

    Annie said (13 Sep 2008):

    Wow. this photo is magnificent. It's gorgeous and I love the caption you wrote.

  • Siun G

    Siun G said (17 Sep 2008):

    beautiful shot

  • Joy Christensen

    Joy Christensen said (17 Sep 2008):

    All I can say is wow!

  • :) L P

    :) L P gave props (19 Sep 2008):

    wow....great shot!

  • Jay El

    Jay El said (19 Sep 2008):

    Fantastic, especially with your choice of great wide angle with the low pov. Tonalty is great.

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (20 Sep 2008):

    My vote. I just love this shot. You're really very talented

  • Shannon Freer

    Shannon Freer gave props (22 Sep 2008):

    very powerful and moving shot! wonderful and yet disturbing at the same my vote!

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (25 Sep 2008):

    Fantastic shot! Yeah from me!

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (25 Sep 2008):

    Moving, fantastic shot with excellent quotation to match.

  • Karin Elizabeth

    Karin Elizabeth gave props (28 Sep 2008):

    This is seriously awesome. Well done!

  • Cameron MacMaster

    Cameron MacMaster said (1 Oct 2008):

    This is what I feel like most Saturday mornings... :(

  • Nicholas Forret

    Nicholas Forret said (6 Oct 2008):

    Amazing shot! Perfect quote too.

  • Milena Surducan

    Milena Surducan gave props (9 Dec 2008):

    I love your fantastic photographs 8->

  • Jonathan Pan

    Jonathan Pan gave props (22 Jan 2009):

    wad a wild shot! it's crazy i love the angles and all!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (2 Mar 2009):

    Nice find! Well done.


    JOE FAILK gave props (7 Mar 2009):

    Excellent POV!

  • 'nita Jean

    'nita Jean gave props (28 Jun 2009):

    Wow!....I can "feel it"....Nice work.

  • Laurie McCormick

    Laurie McCormick said (15 Jul 2009):

    Tre' cool. Great lens!!!!

  • David Henri

    David Henri gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    gorgeous. wonderful shot!

  • Aaron Blum

    Aaron Blum gave props (17 Feb 2010):

    Touching, thanks for sharing this with us.

  • Lori D'Ambrosio

    Lori D'Ambrosio gave props (2 Mar 2010):

    love the distortion

  • Victor Bezrukov

    Victor Bezrukov gave props (3 Apr 2010):

    awesome looks !

  • Liz El

    Liz El gave props (3 Apr 2010):

    Great shot!

  • Adam Reilly

    Adam Reilly said (10 Apr 2010):

    Great work!

  • Delores Harshaw

    Delores Harshaw (Deleted) gave props (16 Apr 2010):

    amazing. got my vote!

  • Yves Harnois

    Yves Harnois gave props (20 Apr 2010):

    Excellent idea !!! I like alot the concept ! my vote

  • Lara  K. Spencer

    Lara K. Spencer (Deleted) gave props (21 Apr 2010):

    Beautiful. you have my vote.

  • rachelrobichaux

    rachelrobichaux gave props (28 May 2010):

    sweet shot. voted

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (5 Jun 2010):

    fantastic and moving image. Love the fisheye effect here. voted!

  • Nicole Gesmondi

    Nicole Gesmondi said (9 Jun 2010):

    original submission! I like the use of the Fisheye lens

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