I spent as a sailor in the French Navy 8 months (February - October 1972) in this place. Taken at sunset, just before we removed the flag.
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lousat (87220) 2011-02-09 1:02
Un contre-jour de grande classe et pas facile,quelle tres belle idee',quels contrasts et lumieres,le drapeau est vraiment magnifique avec ses transparences.Mes compliments et bonne journee',Luciano
chandrapranil (1085) 2011-02-09 1:23
Wonderful capture. Your timing was perfect. The flag flying and the light seeping through the clouds make for a dramatic effect.
Thank you for sharing
csabagaba (6632) 2011-02-10 1:58
Exceptionally well-managed scan. (at least I hope I'm not mistaken :-) Very nice colors and lights. You have been a sailor so worth it :-)
France is big and strong :-)
I do not know, this happened before or after a broken leg? :-))
corjan3 (2109) 2011-02-10 8:35
The silhouettes with the colours of the flaf blowing in the wind against the dramatic sky create a special atmosphere, and probably nostalgia for you. The mast and its lines adds the finishing touch. Well done.
- Copyright: Claude SIMONIN (CLODO) (33422)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 1972-05-12
- Categories: Event
- Camera: Pentax Spotmatic, SMC Takumar 28 f3.5, Kodachrome 64
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Flags / Bandeiras / Drapeaux - 2 [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2011-02-09 0:47