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Red Blur
04-JUN-2009 Jola Dziubinska

Red Blur

Today we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Poland's first post-war democratic elections in 1989.

I have made the blured version of Polish Election Poster, SolidarnoΆζ (Solidarity).
In 1989, posters featuring Gary Cooper 's image from "High Noon" - with the Solidarity logo above his sheriff's badge - were displayed around the whole country.

On June 4, 1989, we went to vote and this delivered a sweeping victory to Solidarity and a blow to Poland's communist regime.

This weeks' TITC subject - "Blur and colour". For more fuzzy colors see the forum

other sizes: small medium original
Laura Sebastianelli07-Jun-2009 17:22
wow! very cool! nice tribute to this important date!
Evaristo Buendia-Carrera06-Jun-2009 17:33
Very nice! great work.
carol j. phipps06-Jun-2009 02:50
Excellent idea, Jola! Journalistic!
Knox O05-Jun-2009 18:32
Very well done. Great entry!
Antonio Ruggiero05-Jun-2009 17:48
Molto bene....Brava
virginiacoastline05-Jun-2009 16:24
I LOVED Gary Cooper . . he was a waaaaaay cool star of his time =)
virginiacoastline05-Jun-2009 16:23
is that anything like Red Bull, only jazzier?
Kerry Tingley05-Jun-2009 01:35
Great idea well done Jola.
Cindi Smith05-Jun-2009 01:20
Bravo and excellent idea. Celebrate your freedom! It is a very good image and I'm liking that I can visit now without too much red tape! ;)
Ed McConnell05-Jun-2009 00:40
very nice Jola..some very nice comments..ed
laine8204-Jun-2009 23:46
It was a great anniversay for Poland...sad day for China !!
Barbara Heide04-Jun-2009 23:09
great tribute!
Dennis Hoyne04-Jun-2009 20:43
Great image! Can't go wrong with "Coop", this was such big news here in the USA back then. Are their many in Poland who miss the communist regime?
Maaike Huizer04-Jun-2009 20:32
This is fabulous. Very artistic. I love it.
Annie eR04-Jun-2009 20:25
Great tribute! Excellent
Jack McSorley04-Jun-2009 20:08
Great execution of a good idea!
sue anne04-Jun-2009 19:35
A bit of interesting history. Great learning for me.
Ann...04-Jun-2009 18:48
WOW!! That long ago... how time flies. Great image!!
Doug Cruden04-Jun-2009 18:44
I remember Lech Wałęsa on the BBC during the Gdansk shipyard strike like it was yesterday! Fabulous shot Jola, a great TITTC entry...and thanks for the memories!!! V
mathilda williams04-Jun-2009 18:41
Excellent entry!
Ed Goodnight04-Jun-2009 18:38
very well done, Jola
great movie
beverley harrison04-Jun-2009 18:22
perfectly executed jola!
Kevin Chester04-Jun-2009 17:39
Looks good in blur, a well chosen subject
pr_rajan04-Jun-2009 16:41
Alexa Bloesch04-Jun-2009 16:32
A nice tribute, Jolka!
Flo Hendry04-Jun-2009 16:31
Nice color and blur...good original entry!
J. Scott Coile04-Jun-2009 16:30
WOW. Those twenty years have been a blur!
zyziza04-Jun-2009 16:30
Very good idea Jola!
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