10 May 2008

Photo Hunt - Battle of Britain Memorial

There is no set subject for this week's Photo Hunt so I have chosen some details of the Batle of Britain memorial on the Victoria Embankment not far from the Houses of Parliament




64 comments:

Anonymous said...

such work of art!

are these made of brass?

happy weekend, jams!

CherryPie said...

Great photos, you have captured the details wonderfully!

Susan Demeter said...

Terrific shots. They are so life-like!

Happy Photo Hunting and have a great weekend Jams. :)

Carver said...

Those are very powerful images and you did a great job photographing them.

 gmirage said...

Interesting expressions on them....great post, happy hunting!

jams o donnell said...

THanks. I'm glad you like the photos

Anonymous said...

Wow, those are great Jams! What great expressions...

Nunyaa said...

Was thinking the same as Mari, what are they made from? Great pieces of work, excellent details.

ancient one said...

WOW !! That was my first impression. Those photos are great. Especially the last one...

Snap Catch said...

great photos for photohunt entry!!! mine's up too hope to see there!

Anonymous said...

I agree with Sue. They are so life-like!

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful lesson in history. My 6yo son says the second pic is a pilot :)

Have a great weekend :)

Rach said...

Those are very powerful pictures

Sarge Charlie said...

wow, what a powerful memorial, I had not seen this. I can barely remember those days, my father was in the navy and when he came home in 1945 I was 8 years old.

Trinity said...

Wow... so expressive! so strong characterization! Good entry!!

Mine is here Rooms in my heart

Anonymous said...

Now those are powerful images!

PowersTwinB said...

wow, what a beautiful memorial! The detail is remarkable! How are you doing Jams? My hunt is up, please come and visit me soon!

jmb said...

Great photo of very powerful images Jams. The detail is amazing and they are very evocative.

eastcoastlife said...

Yes, so life-like and you could feel the sadness and pain they felt.... No war please.

Anonymous said...

OMG, WOW! These photos are amazing. :)

Happy Hunting. Great job this week.

Natalie said...

Such expressions!

Anonymous said...

Those are awesome! Great shots!

Anonymous said...

lovely shots...

Mine in here Thanks

Juliana RW said...

great shots

Will you visit mine Thanks

Anonymous said...

Very creative hand of works...happy hunting.

Anonymous said...

Very impressive details, particularly the last picture shows the dispair of war...
Happy weekend and happy hunting :)

Anonymous said...

The artist is very talented. Definitely a work of art.

Anonymous said...

Those are beautiful art! Thanks for sharing.
Happy Mother's Day!

Anonymous said...

Having just had Anzac Day, here in Oz, those are meaningful images. Thank you for sharing

Anonymous said...

Wow - what amazing works of art!

Happy Weekend.

Unknown said...

Those photos are great Jams!

Liz Hinds said...

Gosh, that's incredible detail. The young and the old both captured so well.

Hootin' Anni said...

How awesome are these?!!! That last one shows such emotion. Breathtaking Jams.

For my photo hunt, my sweet cheeks and I are celebrating our 40 year wedding anniversary. Stop by for a piece of our wedding cake.

Happy weekend.

Cheerio said...

Wow! Such great info.

Barb said...

These sculptures are so animated, so filled with the horror, the end of innocence and anguish of war. Wonderful, Jams.

SnoopyTheGoon said...

Great choice and amazing shots, Jams.

Have a great weekend.

Colin Campbell said...

Very nice. So much emotion captured in metal.

maryt/theteach said...

jams, I can feel the horror of war in the faces of these soldiers... marvelous shots!

Heather said...

WOW! So moving and beautiful and sad! Thank you for sharing these!

elasticwaistbandlady said...

The second picture looks exactly like the lead character in Hellboy with the sawed off horns.

JesieBlogJourney said...

The shots are clear, and the sculptures today are a great reminder of history. I respect the soldiers for all that they have done.

Anonymous said...

Very eerie too!

Anonymous said...

Magnificent sculpture, and great shots!

Anonymous said...

Excellent shots of some very evocative artwork. I must pay the memorial a visit next time I'm in London.

Jientje said...

The monument is a work of art, but so are your pictures! Such great detail!!

HartofDixie said...

Wow these are tack sharp. Awesome entry.
Happy Hunting!

Dragonstar said...

Very well photographed! Stunning art.

Anonymous said...

very nice picture. I love it.

Anonymous said...

What a powerful memorial. I'll be in London in June and I'll look for it.

Sandy said...

What masterpieces ..thanks for sharing.

SabineM said...

wow very impressive! THank you for sharing!

Barbara said...

Very powerful images and well photographed.

Sarge Charlie said...

I hope you do not object to the use of these photos for my memorial day post, charlie

Kim said...

What wonderful photos! The faces say sooo much.

Mine is up...come on over!

-tnchick- said...

that is some amazing work. truly great art. thank you for sharing!!

Unknown said...

We shoots always great photos with D200 Jams ;-) I have remove my Exif info in the pics but a also use a D200 with different lenses.

Anonymous said...

yeah,very artistic!!

MINE`S UP HERE!!

thanx!!
ghee

Anonymous said...

What mastery must be required to capture such emotions !! Absolutely mind boggling!

Mine is a series of pictures about a walkabout .

jams o donnell said...

THanks everyne. I'm glad you liked this week's offering

threesidesofcrazy said...

AWESOME pictures!

sammawow said...

Wow, those are incredible! The detail is amazing!

Katney said...

Those faces tell a lot, don't they? Sculpture fascinates me.

Carin said...

Very impressive! Really indredible. Thanks for sharing.

Have a great week!

jams o donnell said...

Thanks everyone!