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Backside Lions

Rear view of the 54th Massachusetts Memorial. Canon 5D2, EF 28-135.

54th Massachusetts Regiment Memorial

The 54th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, nicknamed the "Swamp Angels", was an infantry regiment that saw extensive service in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The regiment was one of the first official African-American units in the United States during the Civil War. Canon 5D2, EF 28-135.

Clinton Cannon

Woodlawn Cemetery, Clinton, MA. Canon 5D2, EF 70-200.

DC Trip

Photo Composite, several Photoshops and a Lightroom.

Cracked Neck Angel

New Notre Dame Cemetery, Southbridge, MA. Canon T90, Vivitar Series 1 70-210/2.8, Kodak TX 400. Unretouched.

Specifically

Canon 5D2, EF 28-135. Cropped 16x9, Adobe Lightroom adjustments.

You Are Not Forgotten

Canon T90, FD 50/1.2., Tri X. Unretouched.

McKinley Monument

After the assassination of President William McKinley many cities and towns erected memorials to honor the slain President. Springfield, MA commissioned the sculptor Philip Martiny to create a suitable monument. It consists of a bust of the slain President on top of a granite pedestal. Next to the pedestal is an allegorical female figure, reaching up with a palm frond in her hand. The allegorical figure is meant to represent - Fame. Before the statue was moved to its present site it was located on a hill overlooking the Connecticut River in Forest Park. Canon 5D2, EF 70-200 @135mm.  1/320s, f/2.8, ISO 100. Cropped 4x5, Adobe Lightroom adjustments.

Cross into the Blue

US Air Force Memorial, Arlington, VA. Canon EOS 3, Fuji Velvia 50. Unretouched.

Orthanc

United States Air Force Memorial, Arlington, VA. Canon EOS 3, EF 28/2.8, Fuji Velvia 100. Black and white adjustments in Adobe Lightroom.

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