Seal Rock Twilight
Taken in the waning light the same evening as my "Rugged Oregon Coast" image. Disclaimer: I did enlarge the moon slightly to correspond with what my eye saw. Shooting with an ultrawide makes the moon a tiny dot! Interested in purchasing an image? Kevin Pieper Photography
Iwo Jima photographed by Lou Lowery a Marine photographer 60 years ago
Feb. 23, 1945: The Raising of OUR Flag on Iwo Jima is a historic photo that was taken in 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. 5 U.S. Marines & a U.S. Navy corpsman raised OUR flag of the U.S. atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. Of the 6 men depicted in the photo, 3 (Franklin Sousley, Harlon Block, & Michael Strank) were killed during the battle; the 3 survivors (John Bradley, Rene Gagnon, & Ira Hayes) became National Heroes upon their identification in the photo....