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Mar 15, 2009 19:43 |  #16

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Found this beautiful monument and story at Woodlawn in the Bronx, NY (thanks to geocaching.com for leading me there). Shots taken with a P&S but I can't get over the power of the monument.

Hi there afkenner. Thanks for posting. Wow, I hope this isn't innappropriate, but that statue is hot! So feminine and sexy...and yet sad at the same time! Kind of reminds me of some of the works in the Richelieu and Denon wings of the Louvre...


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Mar 15, 2009 19:45 |  #17

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Here is one from me.

Ooo! Like that first shot! Lovely lighting! The church looks over-saturated on my screen, but I'm at school, so can't tell if it's the screen. As to #3....."BIG" springs to mind!

Great shots, and keep 'em coming!
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Mar 15, 2009 19:48 |  #18

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Ooo! Like that first shot! Lovely lighting! The church looks over-saturated on my screen, but I'm at school, so can't tell if it's the screen. As to #3....."BIG" springs to mind!

Great shots, and keep 'em coming!
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Hi,

I went for the highly saturated look with the church, but poss overdone it a little:o

Great thread btw!


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Mar 15, 2009 19:49 as a reply to  @ post 7529902 |  #19

Three more. First two are the gravestones of thoroughbred horses in Ward Acres, New Rochelle, NY. For a period in its history, this property was a horse farm that trained some winners and buried 'em on site when they passed.

Third one is on Guino Creek in Mamaroneck, NY. Just shot this afternoon, this beautiful home has a creekside cemetery in the backyard.

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Mar 15, 2009 19:55 |  #20

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I went for the highly saturated look with the church, but poss overdone it a little:o

Great thread btw!

Don't worry about it! :D That's part of the fun in posting....getting others to point out what we might have missed.


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Mar 15, 2009 20:01 |  #21

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Three more. First two are the gravestones of thoroughbred horses in Ward Acres, New Rochelle, NY. For a period in its history, this property was a horse farm that trained some winners and buried 'em on site when they passed.

Third one is on Guino Creek in Mamaroneck, NY. Just shot this afternoon, this beautiful home has a creekside cemetery in the backyard.

Whoa! Excellent stuff! I really like the horse-tombs! Kinda surreal, but sweet all the same.

btw, if you could reduce your upload size a little, it would help members see all the picture on one screen. Sometimes I go big, but usually try to keep the long side to around 650 ~ 750 pixels.
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Mar 15, 2009 21:15 |  #22

A couple of mine.


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Mar 15, 2009 22:53 |  #23

Dying is the most democratic process in life
...... all creatures get to take a turn.

My contribution. Found on a hillside in the woods. Pet owner unknown.

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Mar 16, 2009 00:47 |  #24

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A couple of mine.

Gosh. That first one is really amazing. The flags look so unified, yet being at all angles, it's as if the dead are pulling at the foundations of patriotism.
Excellent image!

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Dying is the most democratic process in life
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So true my friend! And a reason all on it's own to start this thread....let's deal with the dead in a POTN way = take their pictures!
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My contribution. Found on a hillside in the woods. Pet owner unknown.
(To the OP ----- sorry, I will make subsequent photos smaller, as per your request.

Hey Mike, no need for an apology. Sometimes I have a lovely widescreen to view on, sometimes I don't. And I expect a fair few POTN members are the same.

Meanwhile, love the shot.

Have you noticed how cemeteries somehow lend themselves to B&W?
Interesting isn't it.
And....here's a little nugget for you all:
In Japan, B&W photos are not generally accepted/appeciated because they are seen as being without life.


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Mar 16, 2009 08:58 |  #26

I'm really enjoying all of the cemetery shots.


Here's one from a local church:

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Mar 16, 2009 09:08 as a reply to  @ BLS's post |  #27

Another from me, found whilst walking round my local churchyard, 7 children under the age of 7 whilst their parents both lived till 50+, very sad...

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Mar 16, 2009 10:21 |  #28

Adding a few more from a trip to Boston last October...

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On Christmas Eve.

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Mar 16, 2009 19:08 |  #30

Lovely shot! Like the white balance you've used...

BLS wrote in post #7533359 (external link)
I'm really enjoying all of the cemetery shots.
Here's one from a local church:

Interesting how the stones are all so "drunk"....I suppose it's due to the soil shrinking underneath as the earth re-settles. Euugh!

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Another from me, found whilst walking round my local churchyard, 7 children under the age of 7 whilst their parents both lived till 50+, very sad...

Wow. That is sad.

FlyingPhotog wrote in post #7533924 (external link)
Adding a few more from a trip to Boston last October...

The Paul Revere, huh? Impressive stuff there Jay! Love the historical aspect we're moving toward....

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On Christmas Eve.

Hi Bunny. I like that a lot. Almost made me feel cold, just looking at the pic!
Keep 'em coming.

I'm going to try to sneak out of school soon to snap at some markers out the back.....catch you guys later....


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