America's Heroes at Arlington National Cemetery

  • October 4, 2008 · 3:00 PM
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National Geographic called it the place "Where Valor Rests." The Arlington National Cemetery chronicles American history with the headstones of America's heroes. It also provides many opportunities to stretch your creative photographic skills. You have the well known Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Eternal Flame of the Kennedy Grave, and the Memorial Amphitheater. If you wander away from those sights however, you'll find opportunities abound in the rows of headstones and memorials. Let's meet at 3 pm at the Visitor's Center. That gives us a couple hours to get our best of the cemetery. If you still have energy, we can stroll down the Memorial Bridge and catch some of the monuments at sunset.

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  • elsa

    I had a great time. I just wish I was a little taller so I could have seen the changing of the guard instead of the back of people's heads but oh well ;) As always, thank you everyone who attended for sharing your wisdom with me and a special thanks to Fred for fixing my filter.

    October 7, 2008

  • Katarzyna P.

    We are learning so much from each other! Pictures from consecutive meetups show how much we have grown in skill. We have also grown into a nice group of friends and the "new additions" quickly become "our people."

    October 4, 2008

  • elsa

    As always, it was a great group of people and a good location. Thank you everyone for sharing your knowledge with me!

    October 4, 2008

  • Mary C.

    We didn't come across many of America's Heros - but we had a wonderful time and hopefully captured a few memorable shots...

    October 4, 2008

  • Steve R.

    It was our usual combination of a compelling location for photography with a friendly and fun-loving bunch of photographers. It was great to see our Fearless Leader Lyn again, as well as Excursion Veterans Quilly, Mary Mary, Elsa, and Kasia. Also, I was delighted to meet our new member Fred, although he came without his camel ;-) Fred really knows his stuff, and he was happy to share his knowledge witht he rest of us. We saw the changing of the guard ceremony, which was magnificent. Even more, there were quite a few WWII veterans there - I got to shake hands with many of them and thank them for their service and sacrifice for the rest of us.

    October 4, 2008

  • Quilly

    Great location, great group of people

    October 4, 2008

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