Freedom's Source

© David Van Camp

Freedom's Source

Shelly A. Van Camp Student 7/20/2010 4:52:52 PM

Beautiful capture, David! #1290177

Renata Gusciora 7/20/2010 5:35:16 PM

Spectacular image,baby!Awesome colors and pov!:* #8776519

Joannie M. Bertucci 7/20/2010 7:37:59 PM

Marvelous composition, story and outstanding colors David! Thank you for the history lesson! :-) #8776814

Michelle Alton 7/21/2010 2:17:35 AM

I love this shot too, Baby! (smile) #8777108

Karen Harper 7/21/2010 12:34:41 PM

This is one of the most amazing pictures I have ever seen, David. I love what it represents. #8778444

Michelle Alton 8/13/2010 12:53:20 PM

Beautiful finalist, David. Congratulations! #8825707

Phyllis Burchett 8/13/2010 5:07:41 PM

FANtastic capture, congrats on your finalist! #8827934

Renata Gusciora 8/13/2010 5:09:25 PM

HUge congratulations baby!!!Truly amazing!!!:* #8827950

David Van Camp 8/13/2010 6:52:03 PM

Thanks all :) this is one of my favs of all the shots I've ever taken, so this reward is very much appreciated!!! :) #8828777

Nancyj Hovey 8/14/2010 1:08:53 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8832587

Janet McNeil 8/15/2010 4:33:48 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist!!! Good luck in the next round!! #8835140

Patricia A. Coblentz 8/15/2010 12:03:16 PM

Wonderful image, David...congratulations on your finalist! #8836669

Kerry Penn 8/15/2010 12:11:35 PM

This photo gave me goosebumps. Congratulations on your Finalist--I love it! #8836690

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Description

The most important battle in the history of the modern world centered here at a little place called Nielson's Farm in Saratoga, NY.


Had it not been for the American victory over the British here back in the 1700's there would be no USA. Because of this victory, France and Spain declared war on England and allied with the fledgling Congress of the United States of America. Because of these events, a rag-bag collection of farmers and villagers beat the most powerful army in history and formed a totally new form of government that changed the world.

Nielson, however, didn't actually have any part of this battle... he was off attached to a competely different regiment in another place. His farm suffered severe damage for which the Continental Congress never reimbursed him. Oh well :D

Saratoga National Battlefield Park, Saratoga County, NY.

(*T&P*)


Uploaded on 7/20/2010 3:53:42 PM

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Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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