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In Remembrance of Those Who Gave Their Lives

In Remembrance of Those Who Gave Their Lives

 

These men, dressed as Confederate soldiers, were at the dedication of the Gettysburg Visitors Center.  The photo was taken in color (Panasonic Lumix TZ5, f 8.0, 1/250) but converted to Sepia in Picassa 2.0, and edited in Photoshop Elements 6.0.  Though this was a posed shot, at my request, it seemed–nevetheless–that the expression on their faces says a great deal.

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In Remembrance of Those Who Gave Their Lives

In Remembrance of Those Who Gave Their Lives

 

These men gathered, in authentic Civil War Union attire, at the new Gettysburg Memorial Visitor’s Center in Pennsylvania.  They demonstrated military formations and mock-firing of weapons.  Gettysburg was amazing—the brand-new museum (visitor’s center) as well as the battlefield tour, which I did with the aid of an audio CD and a map.  I posted this in honor of all of our veterans and all those who died so that our country and freedom might live.  Thanks to Nick Boren  http://www.flickr.com/photos/cougars/  for inspiring me to post my photos on this theme, by viewing his extraordinary images on his photoblog.

(Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5, f4.7, 1/160, iso 400)

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