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V.J. Day, August 14, 1945

Posted by
Judy aka L@dybug (Brooksville, FL, United States) on 23 June 2011 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

This statue is a commemorative one, celebrating the end of WWII. It is named, "Unconditional Surrender," and there is more info here.

DSLR-A100 1/160 second F/13.0 ISO 100 40 mm

January 1st is around the corner, along with an end to my daily posts, at least for now.
Dementia is so debilitating and Hubby needs more of my time.


* Philippians 4:13 "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." ... <)))><
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Oleg from Podolsk, Russian Federation

There is nothing like this wonderful picture!

23 Jun 2011 2:50pm

@Oleg: Thank you, Oleg.

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Art imitating art imitating life. There's a new iconic kiss photograph (

23 Jun 2011 3:03pm

@Ralph Jones: Yes Ralph, we've seen that new iconic kiss in Vancouver ... little did they know! ;D

Mhelene from Paris, France

Very beautiful framing of this statue !

23 Jun 2011 3:13pm

@Mhelene: Thank you, Helene.

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

terrific. i love the seams

23 Jun 2011 4:26pm

@john4jack: They certainly date the image, don't they! ;D

SRM from Italy

Great capture ...beautiful!

23 Jun 2011 5:05pm

@SRM: Thank you for visiting, and for your kind words.

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautifully captured Judy! A piece of history...... ;-)

23 Jun 2011 6:41pm

@Eric Cousineau: Glad you were there to see it with us ... thanks, Eric.

Georgie from Sherwood Park, Canada

Superb! I love how you captured the whole statue perfectly! Wonderful!

24 Jun 2011 1:53am

@Georgie: It was a 'tad' larger than life, but fun to capture, right? ;D

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Excellent! Outstanding work; you bring them to life.

24 Jun 2011 2:12am

@Viewfinder: thanks, Glenn.

Maria Draper from California, United States

almost looks real...
the female is so flexible....

24 Jun 2011 4:55am

@Maria Draper: Thanks, Maria ... and because I'm losing focus, have you heard about John Wilson's sad news? If not, go to his site.

LauraS from Chico, United States

Wonderful portrait.

24 Jun 2011 11:02pm

1/160 second
ISO 100
40 mm