© Michelle Alton


Jack Gaskin 1/11/2013 4:29:21 AM

Nice catch of someone who " GETS IT " !!!!

Jack #1508300

Jeff Robinson 1/11/2013 4:52:31 AM

A Great moment captured Michelle! #10509684

Antonio Amen 1/11/2013 4:52:33 AM

Very good portrait #10509685

Tiia Vissak 1/11/2013 5:08:43 AM

great tones, light & mood! #10509723

Mary Beth Aiello 1/11/2013 5:09:59 AM

Love the mood on this, MIchelle, and the treatment and light are perfect. Love it. #10509725

Connie J. Bagot 1/11/2013 6:49:58 AM

I just love his expression and his posture---wonderful portrayal of this moment (and a darn good portrait too!). #10509933

Neal D. Hatcher 1/11/2013 7:02:23 AM

Awesome portrait-You capture life so well in your photos #10509954

Mike Clime 1/11/2013 11:20:10 AM

Nice portrait, great tones, like the look in his eyes! #10510355

David Phalen 1/11/2013 11:44:05 AM

You've done a marvelous job of capturing this man's respect for our National Anthem!! #10510443

John Connolly 1/11/2013 12:20:47 PM

A great portrait and a wonderful capture of the moment Michelle! #10510516

Bojan Bencic 1/12/2013 6:36:59 AM

Amazing portrait, Michelle. Fantastic light and expression. #10511400

Patrick Rouzes 1/12/2013 4:13:19 PM

You captured the true essence of the moment, Michelle! To perfection, my friend!

Leslie McLain 1/13/2013 1:10:41 PM

Terrific portrait, Michelle. #10513361

Michael Lynch 1/13/2013 2:50:00 PM

Beauty of a real-life portrait ! #10513519

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/13/2013 4:25:39 PM

Moving portrait, Michelle!

Well captured!
Debby #10513648

Rona L. Schwarz 1/13/2013 11:19:29 PM

Fabulous and very moving portrait, Michelle! And I love your processing! #10514070

Emile Abbott 1/15/2013 1:38:44 PM

This portrait tells the true story of patriotism. Great tones and presentation, Michelle. #10516657

Heather Loewenhardt 1/16/2013 12:19:13 AM

I love it when portraits emit emotion. Fabulous work Michelle. #10517318

Ken Smith 1/20/2013 6:24:01 AM

I like the blacks in this. Superbly done, Michelle! #10524025

LeAnn Wood 2/6/2013 9:35:46 AM

You have a gift for capturing the human spirit and your portraits stay with me. Beautifully done! #10556227

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).


During the singing of the National Anthem at the Mummers' Fancy Brigade competition New Year's Day in Philadelphia. One of the event's sponsors holds his cap to his heart.

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 4000, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Uploaded on 1/11/2013 4:25:36 AM Editor's Pick

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Michelle Alton. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.