12 January 2010

franklin delano roosevelt


There was much discussion on how to portray FDR when his memorial was planned. Rather than hide his illness like the radio could, they had him seated in his wheelchair.
(ISO 200, f/4.0, 1/60s, eV -0.33)

2 comments:

~Christina~ said...

I really like the way you have the face blurred and the statues plate in focus. Very creative, of course. Do you have a full photo of the statue? Id love to see that.

Mr. J said...

Here's the statue in my photo from someone else:
http://photos.igougo.com/images/p131776-Washington-The_FDR_Memorial.jpg

Here's another one at the memorial site, also by another photog:
http://17thandriggs.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/fdr_memorial1.jpg