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I have been too busy with work lately to take any pics, but looking thro my old files I found an image which is rather appropriate for this week. My Great Grandfather and two of his sons were killed in the Great War; my Grandfather was one of the first fighter pilots in the RFC. We owe so much to those thousands of brave men, and equally so to the young men and women serving in our Armed Forces today.

Camera:EOS 20D
Lens:28-135
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Remember Them
Username:Rylands Rylands
Uploaded:13 Nov 2008 - 6:17 PM
Tags:Photo journalism, Portraits / people
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wvmountaineers
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13 Nov 2008 - 6:25 PM

great image

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Scaramanga
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13 Nov 2008 - 6:34 PM

Fitting tribute.

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Cormy
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13 Nov 2008 - 6:42 PM

Fine shot and nice tribute to Tommy Atkins and his mates,Ray.
Cheers
Alan

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lonely_oryx
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13 Nov 2008 - 6:45 PM

The eyes say so much

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MickyMc
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13 Nov 2008 - 6:51 PM

Excellent
Mavis

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AlanBW
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13 Nov 2008 - 7:15 PM

Superb pose, eye contact and toning - great to see you posting again

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pascalg
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13 Nov 2008 - 7:36 PM

excellent !
love that attitude & look he's giving us Smile

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alansnap
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13 Nov 2008 - 7:40 PM

Fully agree with your comments. Fine image too, I really like the pose.
Alan

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lisamburridge
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13 Nov 2008 - 7:51 PM

The eyes are incredible - it reminds me of what my grandad used to tell me - that they were told not to shoot the enemy till they saw the whites of their eyes... haunting stuff.

Lisa

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BurntOut
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13 Nov 2008 - 8:17 PM

Totally agree with the sentiment Ray.

Tried this in sepia as well?

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photophantom
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13 Nov 2008 - 8:26 PM

Hi Ray,
Superb shot of your model and great write up.
Dennis

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dawnmichelle
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13 Nov 2008 - 8:40 PM

excellent image

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gary_d
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13 Nov 2008 - 9:00 PM

Here here and a great image nice to have you drop in its been a while. - gary

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13 Nov 2008 - 9:34 PM

A superb mono image. Andy

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roverrat
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13 Nov 2008 - 9:54 PM

Superb lighting, love the pose, terrific image Eay.
Alex

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Rylands
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13 Nov 2008 - 10:16 PM

Thank you all for your very kind comments - hopefully I will have some time on my hands over the next few weeks and take some new pics.
Ray

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pluckyfilly
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13 Nov 2008 - 10:30 PM

I agree with all the aforesaid - great tribute and great timing

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Sezz
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13 Nov 2008 - 10:44 PM

A fine image and a fitting tribute, good to see your work again Ray!

Sarah *

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14 Nov 2008 - 12:33 AM

Well spoken and excellent tribute Ray, the picture is not bad either,,Lol

Bernie

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HectorRivera
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14 Nov 2008 - 12:36 AM

Great shot

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taggart
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14 Nov 2008 - 12:39 AM

I have heard that about the "whites of the eyes" from soldiers of those great wars-- A fine image including those "eyes", Thanks for sharing!

Jennnn

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14 Nov 2008 - 12:44 AM

excellent great image RC on me
Dawn

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14 Nov 2008 - 10:51 PM

brilliant
bunSmile

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15 Nov 2008 - 5:47 PM

Wonderful work, brilliant tone.
Fran

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Rylands
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15 Nov 2008 - 6:14 PM

Thank you for your kind comments - but no picture will ever do justice to the brave people who put their lives on the line for us.
Ray

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digiray63
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15 Nov 2008 - 10:55 PM

Great image, nice work.
Ray

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LuzDeNoche
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16 Nov 2008 - 5:54 PM

Hi Ray,

I understand perfectly what you mean about work (eats my life up too - not to mention children!) .
Love the mono here, and the expression on the guy's face.
Regards
Lucy

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18 Nov 2008 - 4:29 PM


Quote: The eyes say so much

what a great shot, well captured.
peter

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KevSB
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18 Nov 2008 - 4:31 PM

great shot, you did well here

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18 Nov 2008 - 5:31 PM

A lovely reminder.
Geoff.

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churchill123
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18 Nov 2008 - 6:06 PM

Superb image and totally agree with you.

Linda

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GalleryGirl
18 Nov 2008 - 7:46 PM

Wow very dramatic capture. Great shot and sorry to hear about your folk.
Marilyn x
p.s. Lovely to see you uploading again.

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19 Nov 2008 - 12:51 PM

Good lighting picking out the face.

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23 Nov 2008 - 3:18 PM

Cracker tis one Ray,great toning and like the expression.,
Tom.

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Rylands
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23 Nov 2008 - 4:58 PM

Thanks folks - it is very sobering to think that without those brave men we may not be here today
Ray

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24 Nov 2008 - 8:33 PM

A superb image and tribute
Gerry

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