In the line of duty

Uploaded: June 12, 2020 | Entered: June 12, 2020 13:11:45


Category: EOD. This is the Collier Memorial that marks the site of tragedy. It is situated on MIT’s campus in honor of Officer Sean Collier who was shot and killed on April 18th 2013 (Boston Marathon bombings). The design combines age-old structural techniques with new digital creation and structural computation technologies to build an unprecedented form. 32 massive granite blocks mutually support each other, expressing strength through unity. This photo taken with EF-S10-22 mm lens shows just a part of the memorial. In order to emphasize the beauty of this structure I changed the background because in reality unfortunately it’s quite unattractive. I did not change anything in the foreground. PS CC, Topaz.

Exif: Camera: Canon Canon EOS 7D; Shutter Speed: 1/800; Aperture: f/11.0; ISO: 320; Orientation: 1; Date: 2020:06:12 16:09:07


LJ Corliss level-classic June 12, 2020

Excellent capture and work :) #1740733

G. Margaret Hennes level-deluxe June 12, 2020

Unique capture Natasha! Title so appropriate! #11810198

Terry Korpela level-deluxe June 13, 2020

Nicely Done Natasha! #11810276

Gail Sullivan level-classic June 13, 2020

Well done, Natasha! #11810300

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe June 13, 2020 1

Thank you all very much! As always, your comments are greatly appreciated. #11810425

Tania Bounader June 13, 2020

Beautiful shot. Thank you for the description. #11810448

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe June 13, 2020

Thank you very much for the encouraging words, Tania! #11810505

Harvey A. Ravitch June 15, 2020

This is a WoW for me! I love the change you made, & the dramatic composition! I want to see this again., #11810712

Christine Greenspan level-classic June 22, 2020

Incredible work, Natasha! Really appreciate the description, too! #11812657

Rudi Reiner level-classic July 03, 2020

Exceptional work, very cool shot Natasha! #11815515

Harvey A. Ravitch July 31, 2020

I am very Happy to see this important, Fantastic capture become a Finalist, Natasha ! #11822460

LJ Corliss level-classic July 31, 2020

Congratulations :) #11822595


Congratulations on your wonderful win, Natasha ! #11822663

Leslie McLain level-deluxe August 01, 2020

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Natasha. #11822735

Oscar J. Pung level-classic August 01, 2020

Congratulations Natasha! Wonderful take on this stunning memorial. #11822811

Janet Criswell level-deluxe August 01, 2020

Congratulations! Wonderful image! #11822876

Bojan Bencic level-classic August 01, 2020

Amazing photo, Natasha. Congratulations! #11822929

G. Margaret Hennes level-deluxe August 01, 2020

congrats Natasha on your well deserved Gold! #11823108

Gail Sullivan level-classic August 02, 2020

Congrats, Natasha! #11823284

Val Feldman level-deluxe August 02, 2020

Just love all the various shapes and patterns of shadows, lines and elements of designs throughout this excellent capture, add the beautiful light and color and it had to be a sure-fire winner! Glad it was, Natasha...warmest congrats! #11823545

Terry Cervi level-classic August 02, 2020

Love this, Natasha!! Congrats on your stunning win! #11823591

Christine Greenspan level-classic August 04, 2020

Big congrats, Natasha! Glad to see this incredible image win! #11823964

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