Abraham Lincoln

© Vishal Sharma

Abraham Lincoln

Uploaded: September 19, 2007


Daniel Chester French, the leading American sculptor of the day, created the famous statue of Lincoln which dominates the interior. The memorial plans originally specified a 12-foot bronze statue, but it proved out of scale for the huge building. The finished statue is 19 feet tall, carved of 28 blocks of white Georgia marble. French later had special lighting installed to enhance the figure.

Abraham Lincoln Memorial, Washington,DC

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: +0, Exposure Time: 1/1, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 50, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 57mm, Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D


Jennifer L. Alder September 19, 2007

Amazing perspective and light in this fantastic image, Vishal
Very well done!
:) #742467

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 19, 2007

gorgeous capture and pov, and especially amazing lighting!!! #4814332

Pat Gamwell September 19, 2007

EXCELLENT shot, Vishal! The lighting is perfect! Superb work! #4814448

Su Sana E. P level-classic September 20, 2007

Great capture in every aspect, Vishal!! I’ve always wanted to see this front view. Thank you for sharing this great image.


Paul E. Earl September 20, 2007

Fantastic image, Vishal! Terrific exposure on this! #4814586

Barbara Waldoch level-classic September 20, 2007

Terrific capture, Vishal! #4814769

Vishal Sharma September 20, 2007

Thank you all for your appreciating comments! #4816873

Rahul Sharma September 20, 2007

Wonderful lighting and very rightly exposed to bring out the beauty..... wonderfully done..... #4817211

Melissa G. Meiselman September 20, 2007

That special lighting is extraordinary, because the top half of the sculpture has warm tones contrasting beautifully against the cooler tones of the bottom part of the image! Vishal, he took this from a great vantage point really showing the majesty of the sculpture! #4818435

Nancy L. Green level-classic September 22, 2007

This is so well done Vishal, your lighting is fantastic, the effect is quite magical!! <>< #4829208

Sandra R. Alvey September 24, 2007

BEAUTIFUL lighting Vishal! Fantastic shot of this important memorial!

Sandi #4840080

Angela Azzinnaro September 26, 2007

Beautifully captured Vishal!!! OUTSTANDING work!!!!! #4850331

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 27, 2007

Wonderfully captured, Vishal!
--Lisa #4855475

augustus gillian February 09, 2008

perfect angle. beautiful #5468963

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