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Challenge: Repetition (Classic Editing)
Collection: The Cemetery
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S602Z
Location: Natchez, Mississippi
Date: Aug 30, 2003
Aperture: f2.8
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/1024
Galleries: Emotive, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Aug 31, 2003

taken at the National Cemetery, Natchez, Mississippi.

Statistics
Place: 24 out of 140
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Avg (non-participants): 6.4038
Views since voting: 1180
Votes: 134
Comments: 8
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01/13/2006 03:48:46 AM
zeuszen is right: this is an image that transcends the mere calling of the challenge. full of motion and poignancy, it recalls both the sacrifice and the ultimate anonymity of the men who died in battle.
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09/08/2003 12:59:12 AM
Zeus' Top Pic(k)s: 2. Place
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/07/2003 04:39:43 PM
I can't help but love this superbly solemn and dignified image. The inclusive perspective is suggestive of the composition, making apt and sensitive use of the natural lay of the land. I feel, however, that the horizontal space availble above stones could more than what it is to balance the flat plain and the slope beneath them.

I'd also wish for a crisper focus, even an outright soft one, at that. I suspect that the shot may have been taken hand-held, without tripod and subsequently sharpened (?).

Nevertheless, this photo contains so much more than what the topic asked for. It documents part of the human condition and places (or finds) in a landscape that could be called anywhere.

The irregular, yet care-ful placement of the stones encourages a count.
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09/04/2003 05:53:39 PM
nice image-
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09/03/2003 11:44:45 AM
Wow. A very powerful image with great lines. Fabulous composition. I really like this image alot.
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09/02/2003 09:52:14 PM
nice composition with the rolling hills...
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09/01/2003 08:37:44 PM
I would love to know how far this strecthes. Sad, how life becomes disposable.
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09/01/2003 11:52:52 AM
Beautiful! Very simple and elegant, I really like it. ~10
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