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Arlington at Christmas

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 23 December 2013 in Miscellaneous.

Arlington National Cemetery with Christmas wreaths.

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

© Copyright 2019 Elaine Hancock, All Rights Reserved

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Beautiful in a sad way. Helps us remember those who will not be enjoying the holiday.

23 Dec 2013 6:06am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

A sad but very special place Elaine, nicely composed.

23 Dec 2013 7:15am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Not to be forgotten . . . a moving moment for sure.

23 Dec 2013 7:43am

Stu from From Scotland | Living in 京都 Kyoto, Japan

A sad scene but as Bruce said, beautiful in a way.

23 Dec 2013 8:24am

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Excellent POV and superb sky.

23 Dec 2013 8:44am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Beautiful shot and very moving tribute with this Christmas treatment.

23 Dec 2013 9:37am

Martine Libouton from Genappe, Belgium

SUperbe ciel et très bel hommage!! merci du partage!

23 Dec 2013 9:40am

maurizio costantino from Trieste, Italy

thanks Eliane

23 Dec 2013 12:28pm

jean pierre from paris, France

un joli hommage !! amitiés

23 Dec 2013 12:33pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

A spécial Day.....In memory...

23 Dec 2013 1:56pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

What a beautiful yet sad image Elaine! I don't think I have ever seen gravestones decorated for Christmas! ;-)

23 Dec 2013 2:17pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Such great depth... I'm so drawn and moved to feel! Unforgettable shot Elaine!

23 Dec 2013 2:27pm

Graciel.la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Amazing and sad at the same. Very good image. An heartfelt memory !

23 Dec 2013 2:30pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

A beautiful tribute! The light creates a proper somber mood.

23 Dec 2013 2:45pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Beautiful special place. nice capture.

23 Dec 2013 3:57pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Très bel hommage et compo avec ces tombes fleuris, superbe compo.
Belle soirée

23 Dec 2013 4:39pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Food for thought here

23 Dec 2013 5:38pm

Frances from Massachusetts, United States

Excellent image Elaine! Very somber but festive and a wonderful holiday capture.

23 Dec 2013 7:19pm

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

An interesting shot. Great shot.

23 Dec 2013 8:00pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Very festive and cold at the same time; a wonderful post to remember these souls! Great photo, Elaine, very touching!

23 Dec 2013 8:51pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

so sad ...!
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very nice shot
such beautiful composition, colors & lighting!

23 Dec 2013 9:02pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful scene to remember those who gave their all for us.

24 Dec 2013 12:39am

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful shot. Beautiuful tribute to them. Have a nice day. :)

24 Dec 2013 12:44am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

A sad but uplifting image. Nice color and good detail as well as a reminder that our Christmas peace and plenty has been paid for by the sacrifices of many.

24 Dec 2013 4:04am

Steyn from Portland, United States

Beautiful touching melancholy, even the light is somber .. superb ..

24 Dec 2013 4:33am

L'angevine from Angers, France

eh oui n'oublions pas

24 Dec 2013 8:02am

Sharon Pleasants from Monroe, Louisiana, United States

Sad scene. Very well captured. The skies seem to sense the mood.

24 Dec 2013 4:19pm