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Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 17 September 2012 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery is situated in the city of San Diego, California, on the Fort Rosecrans Military Reservation. The cemetery is located approximately 10 miles west of downtown San Diego, overlooking the bay and the city. Fort Rosecrans is named after William Starke Rosecrans, a Union general in the American Civil War.

Photo taken August 15, 2012.

NIKON D7000 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 100 62 mm

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Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Difficult to find words in a place like this . .

17 Sep 2012 7:46am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Powerful and compelling image - so strong in b&w

17 Sep 2012 7:48am

tataray from france, France

Toujours impressionnant ... ))

17 Sep 2012 8:06am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Perfect use of those lines, I love the uniformity of military cemeteries.

17 Sep 2012 8:15am

l'Angevine from France

bien cadré avec cet alignement

17 Sep 2012 9:06am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

great frame . very powerful in BW

17 Sep 2012 9:43am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

So simple yet so effective and powerful. Wonderful use of the lines here, Steven!

17 Sep 2012 11:16am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Great use of B&W. The image is very impacting!

17 Sep 2012 2:44pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Wonderful leading lines in this image, Steven, and a touching scene.

17 Sep 2012 4:19pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Perfect framing for this very sobering scene.

17 Sep 2012 4:24pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Fantastic symmetry of the head stones (even the field in the distant left); a beautiful place to remember these souls ~ great capture and post!

17 Sep 2012 6:21pm

Florence from Paris, France

A nice tribute through your graphic composition Steven !

17 Sep 2012 6:26pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

I have a few friends here - Thank you Steven!! A beautiful shot!!

17 Sep 2012 6:41pm

franz from Baden, Austria

a very stark and sobering image, steven, and a pity there are so many of these places ...

17 Sep 2012 7:07pm

Baldwin from Bejuma, Venezuela

Perfect alignment and excellent b/w image !!!

17 Sep 2012 8:01pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

A very powerful and emotional image for me. My dad was buried at Arlington last Monday.

17 Sep 2012 8:55pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

A very powerful image

17 Sep 2012 9:31pm

ruthiebear from Titusville,NJ, United States

There is something so moving about national cemeteries. You have captured it in such a lovely graphic way.

17 Sep 2012 9:57pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

fine graphics; appropriate to the scene

17 Sep 2012 10:12pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

I can almost feel the quietness. A very touching shot.

17 Sep 2012 11:23pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

Silent and shameful, such a waste.

18 Sep 2012 12:50am

Harry from Apex NC, United States

A somber shot.

18 Sep 2012 1:24am

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Beautiful and powerful image. Love the tones in this too.

18 Sep 2012 2:09am

Othersideblue from Kerman, Iran

Bitter side of life captured so beautifully here and more impressive in b&w

Excellent shot

18 Sep 2012 2:57am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

So many grave markers in a place like this. I was recently at the Santa Fe National Cemetery and was struck by all the lives lost defending our country. A beautiful image.

25 Sep 2012 3:24am