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Solemn Gratitude
Marcia Rules

Solemn Gratitude

This photograph is a from a Memorial Day ceremony from the mid 1990's.
An elderly gentleman takes a seat away from the crowd and is caught in
somber mood.


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Herbey Morales04-Jun-2010 17:09
Wow! look at his face! very emotive and powerful image. V
Marie-Claude Decelles02-Jun-2010 13:00
Ouf quelle force ici...une ambiance qui nous émeut aux trippes...Bouleversant!BV!
Tom Briggs02-Jun-2010 12:10
Well done, Marcia ... evocative ... have to wonder where his memories are taking him. Cemeteries are places of sadness and sometimes magic ... and always thought provoking. I have one that I took a couple of years back that always make me wonder what/who the little girl is thinking of ...http://www.pbase.com/tombriggs/image/79579777
Nick Arena02-Jun-2010 06:30
Wonderful capture Marcia..V
peterjay4502-Jun-2010 04:34
How difficult his memories must have been, a very emotive photo. V.
Chad Ramsey01-Jun-2010 21:15
Hmmm strong emotions! Wonderful capture! V
John01-Jun-2010 21:11
Exceptional photography. Huge Vote !!
Frank Brault01-Jun-2010 18:57
A very poignant image. V
bill friedlander01-Jun-2010 14:37
Powerful, poignant, emotional. Touching image of the elderly man wearing his heart on his sleeve. V
CM Kwan01-Jun-2010 13:33
What a powerful picture, Marcia! V
Steve Mockford01-Jun-2010 11:12
A very poignant image Marcia; wonderfully captured.
Jeff Waldorff01-Jun-2010 10:41
Your ability to capture the moment is amazing, Marcia!
laine01-Jun-2010 09:04
A very poignant capture
Justine01-Jun-2010 07:11
so enjoyed looking through all your photographs, they are just brilliant
globalgadabout01-Jun-2010 02:27
profound depth of feeling caught here as he thinks back on some lost friends...and perhaps on all the horrors of his own wartime experiences too...poignant and powerful...V
an nguyen01-Jun-2010 01:51
Touching and you were the One who photograph it.
patou31-May-2010 20:49
Un monsieur en plein receuillement ,laissons le ! belle prise ( v )
Colin Clarke31-May-2010 20:30
Wow, Marcia. This touches me very deeply. *V*
Patricia Kay31-May-2010 20:19
A wonderful image Marcia...so full of feelings...BV
Colin Storey31-May-2010 19:47
Fantastic shot of this somber character. v
lisamidi31-May-2010 19:14
Very strong and so touching, a great image and I love your warmhearted approach with emotion and respect! bv
Char31-May-2010 18:54
A wonderful and touching scene, Marcia! \/
Roy Birger Nilsen31-May-2010 18:07
A moving and touching image.War is hell,and he knows.Love this simple depiction of sorrow and loss,great shot!:-)
Aud Elise Sjøsæther31-May-2010 16:04
Beautiful capture! Very impressive... V
Pat Shawyer31-May-2010 15:45
Fabulous shot !
Jim Coffman31-May-2010 15:31
A very somber mood! Well captured,Marcia. V
PauloCGama31-May-2010 15:25
Touching & emotive my friend. Wonderful job.
Vv
Walter O. Koenig31-May-2010 15:18
A very strong image of this moment of remembrance and reflection. A great capture. "V"
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