The Lincoln Memorial

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    I got this photo in a hurry. I bet I raised a few security alarms too because of my unusual behavior.

    I didn't have much time, so I had my wife drive nearby and park illegally on the curb for a few minutes. She wasn't a fan of that, but let's not talk about this right now. So, I jumped out of the car, hauled my tripod out of the trunk, and dashed across the green hill towards the memorial. I grabbed photos in a rushed way and dashed back to the car and sped away.

    - Trey Ratcliff

    Read more here at the Stuck in Customs blog.

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    1. dreamer@desh 39 months ago | reply

      excellent capture

    2. Ben124. 39 months ago | reply

      lovely light, stunning photo!

    3. adric1010 39 months ago | reply

      oustanding!

    4. Edwinjones 39 months ago | reply

      Fantastic shot, great colors and composition

    5. shinebeam 39 months ago | reply

      This light is superb... Waoo is so great enlighten!

    6. TORONTOimages 39 months ago | reply

      Excellent glow and red sky is unusual... well done!

    7. gajjgee 39 months ago | reply

      Now you're probably on some feds security camera! But well worth it, a fabulous image of the memorial and nice with no people :)

    8. ❝ĞɛԼøՍɠαʝӐỄԂ❞... 39 months ago | reply

      Woooowww... This golden light is just so amazing! This is one beautiful monument!

      Happy new Year 2012!!!
      Gelougajaed!

    9. Linda Goodhue 38 months ago | reply

      Really great image and well worth the illegal parking! Happy new year and look forward to more of your images throughout the year!

    10. Greg MacKay 38 months ago | reply

      Amazing @ Night

    11. Adam Dimech 38 months ago | reply

      Beautiful shot. And I love the story, too :P

    12. carolynfrisbie 38 months ago | reply

      Really beautiful.

    13. saahmadbulbul 38 months ago | reply

      wonderfully processed

    14. TexasEagle 37 months ago | reply

      Beautiful photo; wonderful warm glow!

    15. New Yorkled 36 months ago | reply

      Wonderful!

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    16. sabroso10 35 months ago | reply

      I remember the days when we used to be able to walk around freely and enjoy our monuments, no matter what time of day it was. Great photo

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