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9/11 Tribute
9/11 Tribute

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Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-550D Rebel T2i
Lens: Tamron SP AF 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 Di II LD for Canon
Date: Sep 10, 2011
Date Uploaded: Sep 18, 2011

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Comments: 5
Favorites: 1 (view)

I took this last Sunday at the Des Moine capitol building. It was the ten year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. There was one flag for each person that died. It was a short stop on an emotional drive for me. My mom had passed away the night before and I was on my way from Chicago to Kansas City to get to my dad's. It is not a great photo, but the little boy holding his mom's finger while looking out over the flags hit me pretty hard emotionally.

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09/12/2014 07:42:26 AM
It would me too and what a great emotional photo.. just the little things matter like this and what a wonderful photo!!! Sorry about the loss..
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09/21/2011 02:25:36 PM
But it *is* a great photo. Very powerful; excellent composition in many ways and a very fine B&W conversion. So sorry to hear about your Mom. But this is a great memorial to the day.
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09/19/2011 01:52:08 AM
Sorry to hear of your loss Mark.
I disagree with you on the photo, it's a lot better than you are giving yourself credit for.
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09/19/2011 01:38:01 AM
So touching indeed, such an excellent photo.
Sorry as well to hear about your mum.
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09/18/2011 01:33:06 PM
Really sorry to hear about your mom Mark, i can see why this moved you so much, nice tribute.
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