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In Remembrance

By TrevBatWCC    
Descending the steps back to street level from the raised side area of the Menin Gate shown in the lead image of my previous upload Menin Gate Memorial , I spotted this solitary poppy on a small wooden cross wedged between the engraved stone panels. Heading further down, there was a row of poppies lined up on a ledge in front of more of the engraved panels (V1), and focussed just on the one poppy slightly left of centre.
My last upload for a few days, as I知 heading off to Weymouth tomorrow! Smile
Many thanks to Colleen and Kate (Irishkate) for their User Awards on that previous upload, most appreciated Smile

Raw images processed in Adobe Camera Raw, tweaked in Photomatix Pro 5 and Photoshop Elements 14.

Thanks again to everyone for your votes & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging Smile

Trev Smile

Tags: Poppies Monument Belgium Specialist and abstract Ypres Menin Gate Memorial

Voters: mrswoolybill, FrancisChiles, bobpaige1 and 40 more

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Comments


mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.3k 2265 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2017 11:14AM
A hundred years on, families are still feeling loss and pain. I have often seen the small personal tributes, tucked away in nooks and crannies of the big public statement monuments. This is so simple and so moving.
I'll come back later for the versions.
colijohn 8 59 2 Netherlands
5 Feb 2017 11:37AM
Beautifully poignant image.

Have a good Sunday,

Colin.
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
5 Feb 2017 11:38AM
Wonderful images, Trev, especially V.1.
cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
5 Feb 2017 11:49AM
Lovely isolation. 😀😀

My abiding memory of Weymouth is the blue sea 😁😁😁
5 Feb 2017 11:54AM
A fine set here, Trev, poignant especially the lead image.
Weymouth.....The very colourful o'clock tower always sticks in my mind.

Dave Wink
RLF Plus
10 18 4 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2017 12:36PM
Forever young.
Never forgotten.
We owe them everything.
Rob
jocas 5 6 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2017 12:57PM
Moving , poignant and beautiful images Grin
Jo
5 Feb 2017 1:11PM
Two excellent captures, Trev - poignant indeed.

Have a wonderful time on the south coast.

RichardSmile
5 Feb 2017 1:18PM
Beautiful Sunday image. Have a good trip to Weymouth.
Sylvia
EMJAYCEE Plus
11 10 10 England
5 Feb 2017 2:15PM
Never forget to Remember - two excellent images Trev. Have a good time in Weymouth.
Joan
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2017 3:19PM
Poignant memories for so many Trev. Give my regards to Weymouth.
Peter.
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
5 Feb 2017 3:42PM
poignant
Beautifully captured Trevor.
Carol
Irishkate Plus
10 42 118 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2017 4:05PM
Great to know that relatives have visited and left their own sentiments.

Kate Grin
Drighlynne Plus
9 125 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2017 5:02PM
So glad somebody remembered them. Lovely capture Trev.
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2017 11:09AM
Powerful imagery Trev...
Isabel
Sezz 15 619 15 England
8 Feb 2017 3:58PM
Emotive Trev, these are beautifully taken and processed - thought provoking!

Sarah.
ColleenA Plus
8 456 7 Australia
13 Feb 2017 10:28AM
Missed this upload the other day, what an emotive shot...trust you had a great time in Weymouth
13 Feb 2017 2:56PM
Excellent set Trev..Lin
13 Feb 2017 10:37PM
Splendid images, beautifully captured, Trev.
BRITCHIE

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