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Standing Guard

Standing Guard

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Ron LaCroix23-Jun-2011 02:01
This is a very stark image of those horrible years. I could not imagine being the man with the rifle.
Bonnie boy 05-Nov-2010 14:01
Great're a genius Richard.
Guest 16-Nov-2009 17:19
i agree it is a very cool picture i love the way you captured his shadow
Flo Hendry25-Jun-2009 19:09
Great V
poet/photographer 02-May-2009 14:00
..he has both arms & all his fingers...remarkable, and somewhere beyond, someone else with a gun, someone else holding a child, senior citizens, friends--from both sides--falling in love...your photograph tells of them, too and i feel so thankful, even as an amputee, I am thankful..i hope you are domcumenting life here,now, too, richard thank you
orson whales26-Feb-2009 08:03
how the barbed wire keeps him in
orson whales26-Feb-2009 08:03
how the barbed wire keeps him in
Guest 17-Apr-2008 12:13
... excellent...
Dustin Draper22-Feb-2008 02:38
Thanks you for serving our great country. I love the photo of the blessed M14.
Tim Bradshaw25-Aug-2007 07:03
Fantstic, powerful image.
Bryan Ramsay17-Jun-2007 01:41
This is a real moving shot! -BJ
Sharon Ludden 13-Apr-2007 16:46
I'm so humbled by this brave soldier; he represents many, and I'm so very proud.
Guest 11-Feb-2007 01:10
I've got chills.
Robyco31-Jan-2007 21:53
I almost missed it. Great shot with a good angle and the shadowwork does the rest.
Andrew John Jones26-Jan-2007 19:29
powerful, frightening, provoking
NÚlida Marcela Barrios22-Jan-2007 14:17
My favorite. Extraordinary
Carol E Sandgren22-Jan-2007 05:52
Strong, frightening image! It tells all...
JOSE MATA21-Jan-2007 16:10
Jean Chiasson19-Jan-2007 02:35
Wonderful image Richard big vote
Joel Dousset18-Jan-2007 13:20
It says it all!
Craig Persel18-Jan-2007 11:50
100% classic image.
Guest 17-Jan-2007 21:09
A powerful shot that is as emblematic an image as I've seen of war. V
carol j. phipps15-Jan-2007 02:25
Slava Risenberg23-Dec-2006 15:57
Agreed with previous commenters - this one is the best photo. A truly gem.
Guest 25-Jul-2006 20:20
George - Omiros Christakos25-Jul-2006 16:25
For my opinion, probably your best photo. Speaks loudly by itself. Could be publishes as a cover in book against the war. Bravo Richard. GMV.
Jen Bixler11-Jun-2006 02:49
Excellent image. V.
Guest 17-Feb-2006 16:16
Great image, excellent tones and the M-14 really makes it.
Les Gadula02-Feb-2006 04:01
Wonderful shot!
Keith Liner 29-Jan-2006 23:47
Was really weird out there at night by yourself
Luc VN28-Jan-2006 10:08
Good use of B&W, nice light and compo.
looneytunes15-Dec-2005 09:57
outstanding photo. all the elements in this photo really come together in a strong statement. that classic M-14 look really helps make the photo. had he been holding a M-16 i don't think it would have been as impressive. well done soldier!!!
Jola Dziubinska09-Dec-2005 19:38
Powerful, silhouette photo. Well done.
Gus Rosenfeld01-Dec-2005 12:44
Unfortunately, a timeless image. You can tell your eye was targeting substance early on. Good stuff - g
aLub@30-Nov-2005 05:21
Great image. It tells alot way back in year 1968~1969. Thanks for sharing.
Adrian Reilly25-Nov-2005 00:57
Could be any soldier this century!! great bit of shadow work!!
Denis Doucette21-Nov-2005 17:48
Powerful image. Voted
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