Flattery: Imitation

Challenge #45 in the Ways of Seeing series. Hosted by jezsik.
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"Good artists copy. Great artists steal." Most of us got where we are today through the positive influence of other photographers. Some images inspire us to create new ideas, but many are so brilliantly executed that we can't help but want to replicate them. Show us your best effort recreating a great image.
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may tree and wwII
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as a tradition a may-tree is raised every year on the first of may in my village. as WWII (in europe) ended on may 8th i thought this would be a great hommage to one of the best known photos of WWII: http://springfieldpublicschoolsmo.org/depts/edtech/software/moviemaker/images/raisingflagjima.jpg
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Submitted: Tuesday, 8th June, 2010 16:11 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 1st May, 2010
Focal length: 6 mm
Shutter speed: 1/40 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 80
Notes: post processed in order to achieve an "aged impression"
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