The Peace Pole.

© John Connolly

The Peace Pole.

Robert Goodman level-addict 7/7/2013 12:36:32 PM

Hi John,Great capture my friend.Should be on in every city.Wonderful color and lighting!!! #1535192

Tiia Vissak 7/7/2013 12:41:59 PM

great tones, details & framing! #10759360

Stan Kwasniowski level-addict 7/7/2013 12:54:27 PM

John, Thanks for sharing, I personally did not know of this project #10759372

Tammy Espino 7/7/2013 1:24:59 PM

What a great story and capture!! Peace out!:) #10759399

Ermanno Radice 7/7/2013 1:27:22 PM

Wonderful capture! #10759403

Monnie Ryan 7/7/2013 2:01:40 PM

I vote with Bobby - lets have one in every single city in every single country. If only that would do the trick! Wonderful capture, John! #10759438

Nancy L. Green level-addict 7/7/2013 2:27:36 PM

A worthy prayer indeed!!! VERY well done dear friend!!! <>< #10759460

Ken Smith level-addict 7/7/2013 3:06:58 PM

He's got a bird's eye view of you! Nicely done, John! #10759483

Jeff Robinson level-addict 7/7/2013 4:02:28 PM

Did you get a model release John :-) Nice pose and capture! #10759509

Barbara Waldoch level-addict 7/7/2013 5:04:50 PM

Terrific capture, John! #10759541

Stephen Zacker 7/7/2013 5:28:39 PM

The seagull really makes it :-) #10759559

Gord MacEachern level-addict 7/7/2013 6:33:03 PM

This is something I never knew before John. What a great project!! Great capture and info !! #10759602

Carol L. Fowler level-addict 7/7/2013 6:34:49 PM

I never heard of that project. Let's hope it works #10759605

Terry Cervi level-addict 7/7/2013 8:34:50 PM

What a great idea, John!! I've never heard of the Peace Pole either! #10759663

Denny E. Barnes 7/7/2013 10:13:39 PM

The world could use a whole lot more of these! Well seen and beautifully captured, John! Very well done! Blue sky and 80F here today. Hope it warms up for you. #10759739

Colette M. Metcalf level-addict 7/8/2013 3:24:35 AM

Great idea!! Terrific capture, John! #10759892

Lyn Darlington level-addict 7/8/2013 3:45:07 AM

Great capture and story! #10759926

Joy Rector level-addict 7/8/2013 6:51:35 AM

love this shot #10760114

Martha R. Mazon level-addict 7/8/2013 8:08:49 AM

What a wonderful idea! And you've captured this one beautifully, John. Love the inclusion of the seagulls. #10760185

John Connolly level-addict 7/8/2013 12:49:22 PM

Thank you for all your encouraging comments, they are appreciated! #10760500

Patrick Rouzes level-addict 7/8/2013 1:24:19 PM

Wonderful clarity & capture here, John. Have not heard of it. Thanks for sharing.

Marijana Fajgl level-addict 7/8/2013 1:37:45 PM

Sounds like a great project and this is a wonderful capture, John! #10760560

Avril Young level-addict 7/9/2013 1:39:03 AM

such a wonderful idea, beautiful story telling photo John.. #10761105

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-addict 7/9/2013 3:32:49 AM

Hi John. That's a very nice thought.
And I love that you got the seagull to go with the idea as well :) #10761195

John Connolly level-addict 7/9/2013 1:46:21 PM

Thanks a lot Patrick, Marijana, Avril and Kiki! #10761761

Emile Abbott level-addict 7/9/2013 3:25:35 PM

I agree with Bobby they should be in each city. Bird was a real plus. #10761889

John Connolly level-addict 7/10/2013 1:20:07 PM

Thanks Emile, I don't think gulls are on the endangered liast! #10762945

Katherine Kuhn level-addict 7/16/2013 1:34:56 PM

Great capture & love the story! #10769727

John Connolly level-addict 7/17/2013 1:21:35 PM

Thank you so much Katherine! #10770817

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The Translation :- May Peace Prevail On Earth.
This pole was dedicated on the 1st of November 2002. It is on the northern shore of Wallace Lake at Tuncurry. There are estimated to be in excess of 250,000 Peace Poles in 180 countries around the world. The pole links this community with people all over the world, who have planted their poles in the same spirit of peace.
Captured at 1/250th f14.0 and ISO-400.

Exif: F Number: 14, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D90

Uploaded on 7/7/2013 12:33:46 PM

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Camera: Nikon D90 Digital SLR Camera

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