United We Stand

© Deb Koskovich

United We Stand

Douglas Pignet 1/20/2009 3:14:58 AM

Great photo Deb and thanks for the history...Well done,Doug #1070818

Deb Koskovich 1/20/2009 3:20:52 AM

Thanks guys! Here's some lost comments:

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Excellent portrait Deb. Peter

1/20/2009 3:14:41 AM

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Great history lesson on this historic day!

1/20/2009 3:14:27 AM #7055082

Tammy M. Anderson 1/20/2009 3:21:58 AM

Fabulous portrait and love the info too, Deb. #7055088

Bill Wyatt 1/20/2009 3:36:07 AM

Fantastic face what wisdom what he must have seen and the knowledge he has to share a beautiful portrait!! They could have done no better with the choice to play Frederick Douglass!! #7055141

Aimee S. McMaster 1/20/2009 3:42:17 AM

...excellent portraiture Deb...fine light and detail...very inspiring...Aimee #7055170

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 1/20/2009 3:44:08 AM

On The Verge Of Tears?
From Pride or From Pain?

This Is Excellent Deb
#7055179

Laurie Daily 1/20/2009 3:49:16 AM

What a powerful portrait, Deb...thanks for all the info...WoW...a great job you did capturing such emotion!! #7055197

Alan L. Borror 1/20/2009 3:50:53 AM

Fantastic portrait and commentary, Deb! His eyes are so expressive. #7055206

Robert R. Goodman 1/20/2009 4:08:18 AM

Hi Deb,Beautiful capture.A very powerful portrait indeed!!!!! #7055300

Max Aureli 1/20/2009 4:09:49 AM

Excellent captured of this deep expression from this portrait, Deb!!! Beautiful caption!!! #7055312

Claudia Kuhn 1/20/2009 4:27:59 AM

Wonderful tribute Deb, terrific portrait as well. #7055382

Agnes Fegan 1/20/2009 4:28:38 AM

An emotional capture Deb! #7055384

Tiia Vissak 1/20/2009 4:47:57 AM

a great capture! #7055447

Jeana Clark 1/20/2009 5:37:31 AM


Excellent portrait Deb!!
Stunning and very emotional!!
Expertly Presented!!
Thanx for the history as well!!!
FABULOUS!!!!

~J~ #7055580

Ray Thoms 1/20/2009 5:41:09 AM

Powerful image Deb....it is a historical day! #7055588

Jennifer L. Alder 1/20/2009 5:41:20 AM

A fabulous contribution to this amazing historic day!! Those eyes are something else :) #7055589

Mary L. Graham 1/20/2009 5:49:50 AM

Great presentation & Portrait Deb! Very emotive and powerful!! =) #7055618

Gina Cormier 1/20/2009 6:12:15 AM

Very powerful statement with words and image today DJ!! I did not know this information. Good to hear! #7055673

Kathy L. Clark 1/20/2009 6:41:11 AM

Oh my Deb what a perfect image for today. Absolutely wonderful. #7055778

Kimi A. Phillips 1/20/2009 6:50:13 AM

Excellent portrait! Fantastic work!:) #7055828

Gail Vitikacs 1/20/2009 7:00:28 AM

Heartfelt dedication Deb....thank you for sharing this beautiful portrait! #7055899

Jessica Jenney 1/20/2009 7:02:35 AM

What a fantastic portrait, Deb! Terific detail and eye contact! #7055917

frank w. degenhardt 1/20/2009 7:11:12 AM

Deb- A powerful and incredible portrait with an even more powerful message. A wonderful dedication to honor this day. Your work here brings out all the character of this gentleman. I love the grey of his hair and beard which is a sign of wisdom and the eyes that seem to peer deep into the hearts of man. I am a big fan of close up shots like this that always bring out the person behind the picture.
Beautifully done, amazing capture, heartfelt dedication.
Have yourself a marvelous day, enjoy this historic moment.
#7055970

Janet Daniel 1/20/2009 7:59:16 AM

Extraordinary portrait, Deb! Beautifully presented! #7056177

Ellen Hodges 1/20/2009 8:21:21 AM

Great portrait and information, Deb! Beautifully done. #7056267

Bojan Bencic 1/20/2009 8:41:58 AM

Lovely portrait, Deb. Great character. #7056404

A P 1/20/2009 9:24:05 AM

Awesome portrait and tribute for this historic day Deb. Wonderfully presented. #7056477

Melissa Olsen 1/20/2009 10:38:25 AM

I am deeply touched Deb by your image. What a wonderful portrait for a very special day for all Americans. May we see good things in the next 4 years. #7056692

Kerry Hill 1/20/2009 11:24:57 AM

Fantastic capture of this wonderful face, Deb!! Awesome job!! #7056812

Candice C. Calhoun 1/20/2009 11:27:52 AM

Awesome portrait, perfect for this historic day!

ccc #7056821

Sam Britt 1/20/2009 11:52:35 AM

Terrific portrait, Deb. Excellent details. #7056891

Renee Doyle 1/20/2009 12:23:54 PM

Terrific portrait Deb!!! The focus on this lovely mans eyes is superb! #7057006

Mike Clime 1/20/2009 12:29:27 PM

Excellent portrait and expression, Deb! #7057038

Margaret R. Barry 1/20/2009 12:45:55 PM

Fantastic capture, Deb. Perfect for today! #7057117

Eugenio Diaz 1/20/2009 1:25:21 PM

Fabulous portrait...so much soul and great expresion on that face!!! #7057270

Carol Sawyer 1/20/2009 1:55:10 PM

Outstanding portrait, Deb!!! #7057311

Barbara Waldoch 1/20/2009 2:12:22 PM

Beautiful shot, Deb! #7057352

Lynn M. Whitt 1/20/2009 2:44:24 PM

Great portrait with a special feel to it... #7057420

Kay E. Mahoney 1/20/2009 2:54:32 PM

Nice portrait. Love the full frame. I bet his eyes have seen many changes since his birth. I know this was a special day for him. #7057470

Rhonda Burger 1/20/2009 4:05:11 PM

Beautiful full frame portrait Deb. Rhonda #7057658

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/20/2009 4:06:12 PM

Awesome portrait Deb, thanks for sharing! #7057667

Ron McEwan 1/20/2009 4:33:41 PM

The face the eyes tell all that is in a mans heart, you have captured it well here. Nice work Deb. #7057775

Teresa A. Burnett 1/20/2009 6:21:13 PM

Oh Deb, this is stunning!! I love the expression you've captured, and the wonderful experience lines in his face!! AWESOME!! This is a winner in my book!! Thank you for the history too!! #7058282

Carrie M. Groseclose 1/20/2009 6:22:23 PM

Such an amazing portrait, Deb! The emotion, his expression, the fine details, his eyes - amazing! #7058291

Stefania Barbier 1/20/2009 11:53:33 PM

seems a portrait of someone who has been through a lot in life... gorgeous! #7059004

Judy A. Lawhon 1/21/2009 9:03:18 AM

What a wonderful portrait and this gentleman does indeed resemble Mr. Douglas. This must have been an exciting thing to see....so well done, Deb!! #7061025

Lynne Morris 1/21/2009 1:03:38 PM

Wow this is a fantastic portrait Deb, so much character and wonderful details, lovely work friend. #7061711

Michael Umbreit 1/21/2009 4:08:19 PM

Deb - Wonderful capture, composition and treatment! Great work and very timely! - Mike #7062401

Bill Knaps 1/24/2009 6:50:51 AM

Great portrait Deb. Bill #7079161

Joannie Bertucci 1/29/2009 8:00:15 PM

Excellent portrait work Deb!
Congrats on a very fine EP! #7104318

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Description

In honor of this most historic Inauguration Day, I am presenting this photo taken at a recent Civil War reenactment. This gentleman is portraying Frederick Douglass, who in 1872 became the very first African American nominated by the Equal Rights Party as a Vice Presidential candidate along with with Victoria Woodhull, the first woman nominated to run for President of the United States. Douglass was a firm believer in the equality of all people. He said, "I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobody to do wrong."

Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/40 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 60.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

Uploaded on 1/20/2009 3:02:28 AM


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