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Bronswood Cemetery

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 27 June 2018 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Bronswood Cemetery founded around 1887 by Gabriel Wright and since then it has been owned by only three Hinsdale families. Wright sold it in 1910 to Charles A. Brown, who changed the name from Oak Forest to Bronswood. In August of 1946, the Brown family sold the cemetery company to Philip R. Clarke. All of the current shareholders of Bronswood are descendants of Mr. Clarke

Photo captured with my smartphone on May 26, 2018.

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Ginnie from Netherlands

What a fabulous starburst for this final resting place, Steven, and all its history.

27 Jun 2018 5:37am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Great atmosphere.

27 Jun 2018 5:45am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I like this sun in star which comes to warm the sleep of the missing persons

27 Jun 2018 5:54am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Rayonnement superbe.

27 Jun 2018 6:00am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Surprenant ce cimetière. Très belle photo avec cette ouverture lumineuse.
Bonne journée Steven

27 Jun 2018 6:17am

Gérard from Allauch, France

Good capture with the sun star

27 Jun 2018 6:21am

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

A beautiful light on this B&W picture and great atmosphere !

27 Jun 2018 6:52am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

J'adore c'est superbe bravo à toi 5*

27 Jun 2018 7:43am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Very nice place to have a long sleep

27 Jun 2018 9:03am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Nice compo and atmosphere. I like it

27 Jun 2018 9:41am

willy from Belgium

superbe photo de cette cimetière en contre-jour Steven


27 Jun 2018 9:43am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

a beam me up shot :) Excellent

27 Jun 2018 9:46am

mvdfotokraam from Netherlands

Wonderful image on a very special place

27 Jun 2018 10:19am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Love the tones in this one. Great shot. I like the symbolism of the sun rising over the cemetery. I immediately thought, resurrection morning!

27 Jun 2018 10:44am

Devi from Chennai, India

a great shot here ! Beautiful light !

27 Jun 2018 11:23am

Marité from France

un endroit très reposant...
Bonne journée.

27 Jun 2018 11:24am

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful composition, lights & shadows!
Amazing !!!

27 Jun 2018 11:26am

Maria-Lina from Brownsburg Chatham, Canada

Oh wow Steven que c'est beau, si calme et paisible, ta photo est magnifique! Bise, bonne journée tout en douceur!

27 Jun 2018 11:27am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Fabulous light. I like the B&W mood

27 Jun 2018 11:33am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wonderful composition with the light .

27 Jun 2018 12:22pm

Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

Really splendid light casting a luminous glow over the grave stones.

27 Jun 2018 1:24pm

Chetan from Gurgaon, India

Heavenly light

27 Jun 2018 1:47pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel rayonnementet vue quel rendu et iamge sueprbe cpatage et image.

27 Jun 2018 2:57pm

Don from Spokane, United States

The soemwhat darker image seems very appropriate for this cemetery. The smart phone did a good job.

27 Jun 2018 3:18pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Outstanding picture.

27 Jun 2018 3:19pm

Remus from Portugal

Excellent technical realization.
The star effect was very well highlighted and accomplished.
Conversion to b & w enriched the composition.

27 Jun 2018 4:33pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A pretty and peaceful image.

27 Jun 2018 5:29pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

un travail bien recherché

27 Jun 2018 6:31pm

Joëlle from France

Une scène bien menée compliments Steven

27 Jun 2018 6:44pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

so beautifully photographed

27 Jun 2018 6:47pm

London Caller from United Kingdom

A solemn ground looks almost like a war cemetery.

27 Jun 2018 10:27pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

This is such a quiet and peaceful image. The sunlight is just gorgeous and spreads light beautifully over the headstones. A magnificent image.

28 Jun 2018 2:34am

Elizabeth Buckalew from Flagstaff, United States

I like the idea of a family owned cemetery. This is a very lovely photo - nicely done with the sun/star positioning!

28 Jun 2018 2:57am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

I like the sunburst in this good B&W shot. Interesting info as well.

28 Jun 2018 3:00am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is excellent in black and white.

28 Jun 2018 3:08am

yo from Ile de France, France

Une lumière divine inonde le cimetière....

28 Jun 2018 7:06am

Ehsan Hemmati from Kermanshah, Iran

I like the mood here.

29 Jun 2018 4:10pm