Cherokee Days #4

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© Mark Gilliland
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Photo Info
UploadedAugust 4, 2008
TakenAugust 2, 2008
MakeNikon Corporation
Exposure1/125 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm
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Photos from the Cherokee Days of Recognition festival.

10 responses

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (4 Aug 2008):

    Wonderful light...wonderful smile.

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (4 Aug 2008):

    Such beautiful color and lighting!!! Great shot!

  • Christopher Long

    Christopher Long gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    Wonderful capture!

  • Lk Murphy

    Lk Murphy said (6 Aug 2008):

    And she looks like she just might have some Cherokee ancestry? Did you get her story?

  • Laura Hartley

    Laura Hartley said (7 Aug 2008):

    I am so glad there is recognition of this people. For the longest time, all there was, was this, Thanks to Paul Revere and the Raiders:
    They took the whole Cherokee nation
    Put us on this reservation
    Took away our ways of life
    The tomahawk and the bow and knife
    Took away our native tongue
    And taught their English to our young
    And all the beads we made by hand
    Are nowadays made in Japan
    Cherokee people, Cherokee tribe
    So proud to live, so proud to die
    They took the whole Indian nation
    Locked us on this reservation
    Though I wear a shirt and tie
    I'm still part redman deep inside
    Cherokee people, Cherokee tribe
    So proud to live, so proud to die
    But maybe someday when they learn
    Cherokee nation will return, will return,
    will return, will return, will return
    Hope you enjoyed this, Mark. The colors are so sweet. Next time, my friend, take the BLAD!!!!!! (Yeh, I'm gonna BUG YOU, now!!!)

  • Abbey Cahill

    Abbey Cahill (Deleted) gave props (8 Aug 2008):

    Very well done!

  • Mark Gilliland

    Mark Gilliland gave props (13 Aug 2008):

    Thanks everyone!

  • Vladan Djordjevic

    Vladan Djordjevic gave props (19 Aug 2008):

    Fantastic scene. Love the lighting, details, colors and comp.

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (22 Aug 2008):

    Beautiful picture!

  • Eric Finster

    Eric Finster (Deleted) said (23 Aug 2008):

    Oh man, where is this taken? I've been looking for an opportunity to photograph such an event.

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