...."Veterans Day 2008"....
November 11, 2008
Dad's Flag - We Shall Always Remember!
NO POINTS PLEASE
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tedesse (25133) 2008-11-11 5:41
Nice composition and perspective.
Good capture of this ceremony.
jusninasirun (17160) 2008-11-11 5:51
Hi Dennis. Nice shot in tall frame with flag flying on half-staff. Good perspective and very well remembered.
Waylim (25362) 2008-11-11 12:47
Very nice photographed, nothing can make me more proud this day to see the red, white, and blue. Good composition, good light and color and good DoF, nice and sharp overall. I understand your intension, to honor our veterans and accordingly Veterans Day is to show our appreciation and gratitude toward those who served our country that are still living. Memorial Day are to honor and show respect to those who died in while serving our country. So Veterans Day has a happier occasion than Memorial Day. We can actually say “Happy Veterans Day, and thanks them for their services”
Base on the date, I assumed you took this image during Memorial Day. Thanks Larry for this patriotic image.
bracasha75 (24583) 2008-11-11 13:20
Any hero deserve to have his day and you in America have today "Veterans Day 2008" and we in Europe 90 years of end WW1 over 20 mil. peopl and soldier on bolt side have no return home after 11.11 1918
Today is on European and American continent HEROS DAY
Bratislav regards you my dear friend
cunejo200 (7281) 2008-11-11 15:08
Quite appropriate for this day. I salute your patriotism. Old glory sways gracefully wit the wind and the statue proudly stands. My compliments...Danilo
bisok (948) 2008-11-11 18:21
I see, that you put on the new interesting picture. A very good vertical composition, but in my opinion the part of the top of this picture should be cut (a little above the upper flag).
Besides the subject of the picture is still actual and important for American people and other people as well.
That's done well. Thanks for sharing.
trekks (14348) 2008-11-12 3:20
Nice vertical format to show the flag and half flag mast. And a good moment to give a thought.
jvachon (548) 2008-11-12 6:51
My dad was a soldier in WW2. 5 years in the infantry.
A wonderful tribute for the fallen heroes.
I like the vertical format of the flag at half mast.
Nice compo and perspective.
mark_mk (266) 2008-11-12 8:34
this is very nice, anything more patriotic than this one? Right now I`m counting the flags, even though I`m born in Germany, I have the American passport since my mother is American, therefore I like that! Great vertical framing and excellent presentation. What about darken the sky a bit more in photoshop, but that`s a question of taste. Great colors, what a nice one you got here, many thanks for sharing!
toto (0) 2008-11-12 8:46
belle photo de ces nombreux drapeaux Américain et de cet endroit qui est fait pour leurs rendre honneur, comme votre photo.
Bien fait cette prise, jolies couleurs et bonne netteté de l' ensemble.
Merci du partage.
shevchenko (19485) 2008-11-13 19:32
Nice park, the grey sky and dim environment add saddy feels .............
dareco (17134) 2008-11-15 15:15
I have to give you points for this because I think it's a lovely picture, also I was working during our service so missed out and this picture lets me feel that I was part of the day :) Nice to see all of the flags, flowers and signs that people do remember. TFS
jhm (140603) 2008-11-16 4:12
November 11 a dag for never to forget, zeker here in Flanders where the greatest victims fall during the four year.
I am very glad that you in America remeber the Great War or World War I.
Later I have different people here in Flanders know that soldier almost four year fought to the front.
Thank you very much.
Dot2008 (290) 2008-11-18 8:37
You certainly depict how our cemetaries look.
I always find it terribly sad to see all the tiny US flags next to the graves. So many have given.
pablominto (53744) 2008-11-28 4:34
You capture the scene well!
A useful reminder...