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Silent Guardians  (L'intriguant, 1778 and Le Partisan 1787)
Silent Guardians (L'intriguant, 1778 and Le Partisan 1787)

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: 100 Years Old (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1K
Lens: Leica 14-50mm f2.8-3.5 Mega O.I.S.
Date: Mar 7, 2009
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/200s
Galleries: Military, History
Date Uploaded: Mar 7, 2009

These 2 bronze cannon remain from the time that the town of Grave in Brabant, Holland was under occupation by Napoleons troops 1794-1814. Both cannon have a name: L'intriguant, made in 1778 and Le Partisan, made in 1787. The cannon were made by the Frenchman J. Berenger.
The cannon are still fired on special occasions.

Place: 59 out of 184
Avg (all users): 5.7633
Avg (commenters): 7.0000
Avg (participants): 5.4795
Avg (non-participants): 5.9792
Views since voting: 1313
Views during voting: 286
Votes: 169
Comments: 4
Favorites: 1 (view)

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/14/2009 03:16:53 PM
Nice color and lines on the cannons and around the trees around the river. A more interesting sky would have made thsi shot even better.
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03/14/2009 09:01:47 AM
Interpretation:Good Choice
Photo Quality:Excellent
Viewer Appreciation: Very nice
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03/11/2009 11:25:11 PM
I love it, This would make a nice postcard!
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03/09/2009 09:10:12 PM
Very interesting subjects. I'm not wild about the angle, and it seems to be oversharpened.
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