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Fellow in navy 'n red...

Posted by
Judy aka L@dybug (Brooksville, FL, United States) on 27 March 2014 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

...stayed fully in character in spite of his mother's valiant attempts to get him to smile for her camera.
Again, this shows the interesting rifle hold position.
Note the young ones who smudge their faces in lieu of beards.

FUJIFILM FinePix HS30EXR 1/400 second F/5.0 ISO 100 27 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.


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Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

I remain so amazed at how authentic all this looks . . a fascinating series.

27 Mar 2014 9:34am

@Ronnie 2¢: Thanks so much, Ronnie ... I'm so please you're enjoying it.

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A real trooper to be sure Judy! Nicely captured! ;-)

27 Mar 2014 12:06pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great observations, Judy! But it is hard to believe how young they were when they went to battle.

27 Mar 2014 6:40pm

@Steven: Oh, yes, many were truly still boys.

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

It just shows how serious these re-enactors are!

27 Mar 2014 7:41pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

I do like this one, nice close up

27 Mar 2014 10:59pm

Tim from Ft. Worth, United States

excellent capture. i REALLY like close ups of faces. bravo!

27 Mar 2014 11:02pm

@Tim: Thanks, Tim ... I like to think you can see their hearts through their eyes.

RBL from Oxford, United States

Fantastic group portrait in character; and great information on the beards!

29 Mar 2014 6:40pm

1/400 second
ISO 100
27 mm