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parob 8 3 74 France
22 Jul 2013 11:18AM
Can photographs be theatrical? In a sense yes, if this is the proof, and especially if we can embroider on the word "remembrance." Obviously, one would qualify this shot as staged,and from here on develop all its visual elements. I would single out its colour attributes, which refer to the period only through its artifice (much like Proust's madeleine). We also have two other elements to play with, the subject's youthful contemporary appearance (her hair style does not seem to belong) immediately denied by her clothing. The play unfolds through the loss so personified. A beautifully "staged" tribute to what happened on D Day, on the Normandy beaches. I won't mention the composition, it is so good... Cheers, Paul

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TonyBrooks 10 76 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 1:17PM
One word! Outstanding

Tony
BrianSS 12 400 39 England
22 Jul 2013 4:42PM
Absolutely superb, simple image but I like it a lot Grin Grin
Richsr 12 91 223 England
22 Jul 2013 9:43PM
Excellent image Ken
Regards Richard

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