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The Girl Who Really Loved Abe Lincoln by Mary Ann Reilly


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I met this young woman from Bard College who said that she really, really likes to wear top hats in the style of Abe Lincoln because she loves Abe Lincoln. A chance meeting in the snow.

Bard College
New York
December 2009

Nikon D300
1/50 sec
18-200 mm

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  • Paul Quixote Alleyne
    Paul Quixote A...about 5 years ago

    Excellent composition, Mary

  • thanks Paul.

    – Mary Ann Reilly

  • Ken McElroy
    Ken McElroyabout 5 years ago

    Fellini-esque and mysterious – really draws me in.

  • yes, it was a bit surreal. I couldn’t stop shooting that bike.

    – Mary Ann Reilly

  • mindym306
    mindym306about 5 years ago

    Fabulous work!

  • thanks, mindy

    – Mary Ann Reilly

  • JimFilmer
    JimFilmerabout 5 years ago

    love the composition and tones

  • a bit of snow an old bike and a woman dressed like abe lincoln. who could ask for more?

    – Mary Ann Reilly

  • midzing
    midzingabout 5 years ago

    beautiful image Mary, love that bicycle,,, well done

  • yeah, the bike caught my eye.

    – Mary Ann Reilly

  • Christine  Wilson Photography
    Christine Wil...about 5 years ago

    very powerful image

  • thanks

    – Mary Ann Reilly

  • adriangeronimo
    adriangeronimoabout 5 years ago

    that’s a nice photograph. classic composition and lighting

  • thanks Adrian.

    – Mary Ann Reilly

  • mttmaliha
    mttmalihaabout 5 years ago

    That campus is very beautiful, Mary Ann! One of my favorites in NY. I love this image… extremely well done xo

  • yes. i hadn’t been there in 20 years. Lovely that it snowed.

    – Mary Ann Reilly

  • David Murphy
    David Murphyabout 5 years ago

    Lovely work Mary Ann……….a nice feel here!!

  • thanks David.

    – Mary Ann Reilly

  • Anne  McGinn
    Anne McGinnabout 5 years ago

    great feeling!

  • thanks Anne.

    – Mary Ann Reilly

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