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It all started when I first saw this paing by Will Longstaff depicting the returning ghosts of the soldiers lost forever to Flanders fields surrounding Ypres (Ieper).

Menin Gate at Midnight_Click to see this on the Australian War memorial Website_

I sat and stared at this painting for what seemed like an eternity. It stole my breath away and made me cry.
Being from a Military family I knew the history of Flanders Fields and since seeing this painting,it was dream of mine to go visit this Monument that was so solemnly & beautifully painted in this artwork.
2011 was the year this came true for me. And even more important- we were there for ANZAC day!

Before we left I knew I wanted a photo that was special & commemorated such a personal goal being achieved.
That’s how I came up with this shot.
With a little help from some strangers-Aussie students, at 11:45pm ANZAC Day night- I went about creating my photo.

Comments

  • Dave Godden
    Dave Goddenover 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature 10/06/11

  • Paul  McIntyre
    Paul McIntyreover 3 years ago

    Awesome work. Well deserved feature too.

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