Memories of War

Posted by Swissblad on Thu Nov 11, 2021 2:25 am

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As we commemorate Armistice Day, we can also reflect on the scars various conflicts have left on the landscape - in this instance an invasion barrier at the causeway crossing to Lindisfarne.
It is hard to imagine a more peaceful place, and yet here, the threat of devastation leaves a powerful reminder of man's inhumane cruelty to one another.

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by david fletcher on Thu Nov 11, 2021 1:55 pm
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strong and powerful image. The b&w treatment suits this perfectly.
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by Cynthia Crawford on Thu Nov 11, 2021 4:53 pm
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What a powerful and poignant reminder. Thank you! The clouds say a lot too-from darkness to light, perhaps.
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by Carol Clarke on Thu Nov 11, 2021 5:18 pm
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A very powerful image that speaks volumes today of all days. The larger view is well worth a look for the full effect.

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by Swissblad on Fri Nov 12, 2021 3:56 am
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Thank you all for your kind comments - it's very easy to forget how fortunate we are to have such an extended time of peace.
I hope future generations will be guided by this motto: "I'm from the postwar generation and I intend to keep it that way!"

Take care and have a good WE.

by Mary Brun on Fri Nov 12, 2021 7:46 am
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Really a meaningful image that you have processed in an adequately dramatic way. The sky is part of it.

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