I’ve always loved this sign and seen it as a touch of class in an unusual place. Erected in 1895, some unknown artist crafted this out of metal. Signmaking used to be an art in this country, a way to get a message across without cluttering up the community.

NOTE: There are actually 5 large trees on this sign, but the two trees on the outside are thickened in this shot with the trees in the background.

This was taken May 14, 2011, at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Columbia Falls, Montana (USA), with a Kodak EasyShare Z712 IS camera. The only postprocessing done was levels and contrast adjustment in Photoshop CS.

I’m uploading this for the Silhouettes challenge in the Creative, Talented and Unknown group.


  • William Bullimore
    William Bullimorealmost 4 years ago

    Absolutely gorgeous composition.

  • Thank you very much!

    – rocamiadesign

  • Antanas
    Antanasalmost 4 years ago

    beautiful capture

  • Thank you!

    – rocamiadesign

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1almost 4 years ago

    Great shot!

  • Thank you for your kind words, Shulie! You are so faithful about viewing my work. You’re a sweetheart!

    – rocamiadesign

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkealmost 4 years ago

    This reminds me of some of the nicer signs I used to see over gates at ranches as a kid. Gorgeous capture. What a beautiful sign.

  • That’s where I’ve seen signs like this! I couldn’t remember why it looked so familiar. Thank you!

    – rocamiadesign

  • Kay Kempton Raade
    Kay Kempton Raadealmost 4 years ago

  • dansLesprit
    dansLespritalmost 4 years ago

    Top shot, I have only ever seen these type of signs in America.

  • Thank you!

    – rocamiadesign

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