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January 8
08-JAN-2017

January 8

Kiss at Sunrise

"Unconditional Surrender is a series of sculptures by Seward Johnson resembling a photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt, V–J day in Times Square" - wikipedia

The statue is 25 feet tall. I took the photo while waiting for some friends this morning to go on an architectural photo walk.

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED
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MarcViskens15-Jan-2017 19:47
very beautiful Walter
Frank Brault14-Jan-2017 22:56
I immediately thought of that photograph when I saw your photo. A beautiful sculpture and image. V
Anna & Christian RECK10-Jan-2017 12:54
An unusual and romantic capture!! Looks like these lovers are in seventh heaven!! BV. Anna
Buz Kiefer09-Jan-2017 18:42
Excellent POV and beautiful light. The gull is a fine touch. BV
Irene Wehrli09-Jan-2017 15:48
Cool shot of this striking statue, Walter - beautiful light…
Irene
Jim Coffman09-Jan-2017 15:19
Superb!
Patricia Kay09-Jan-2017 15:19
Fabulous capture of this amazing sculpture Walter...BV
carabias09-Jan-2017 15:14
Of great and beautiful perspective and color! V
Nora van Beek09-Jan-2017 15:08
I have to agree with the previous comments. This POV really makes the shot. It adds drama and interest to the image. Fantastic work! BV!
Frank Tran09-Jan-2017 14:01
Excellent POV. V+
gerrit09-Jan-2017 13:19
Love this angle. Art.v
Marcia Rules09-Jan-2017 13:16
graphic and then some....great thinking here. V
pkocinski09-Jan-2017 12:55
That's a very different POV for this statue.
Graeme09-Jan-2017 12:39
Amazing perspective!! V
Pepe Lugash09-Jan-2017 12:01
I like the colors in this dramatic take! BV
Stephanie09-Jan-2017 11:43
Interesting pov and beautiful capture with the morning light! V
Theo Bögels09-Jan-2017 08:18
Strong image. V
Ton, Ben & Rob Nagtegaal09-Jan-2017 07:46
Beautiful light, love the unusual angle. V
Gary Winters09-Jan-2017 05:36
I remember that sculpture. Nice angle and presentation.
Bryan Murahashi09-Jan-2017 05:08
Nice light on this iconic statue.
Neil Marcus09-Jan-2017 04:29
A different and effective view of this event. I might have mentioned that I was in downtown Manhattan that day the picture was taken. y friend and I wanted to kiss the girls but at 13 years old we didn't dare to try.
joseantonio09-Jan-2017 03:40
fantastic POV and lovely light.V.
Julie Oldfield09-Jan-2017 02:40
Fabulous POV. Very powerful. V
larose forest photos09-Jan-2017 02:33
Fabulous shot of this iconic pose! V
Gill Kopy09-Jan-2017 01:22
A different, rather naughty, angle :) The morning light falls on it beautifully ! V
bill friedlander09-Jan-2017 01:15
Great POV to provide a sense of height to this realistic sculpture. V
Don Mottershead09-Jan-2017 01:05
Magic light. V
Jean D09-Jan-2017 00:40
A photographic icon from many decades ago.The replica was superbly captured at a creative angle. ~V
Raymond Ma09-Jan-2017 00:23
A great angle Walter and the light is heavenly making this an even more romantic shot! V
Wintermeer09-Jan-2017 00:20
What a great, unusual take on this iconic photopraph... ~V~
globalgadabout09-Jan-2017 00:12
as mysterious as it is revelatory...clearly a gripping image though..
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