These fallen soldiers will march on in perfect ranks for infinity. The Hampton National Cemetery, Phoebus Annex on the day after Memorial Day. Some of the 28,000+ flags still fluttering in the early morning breeze pay tribute to the memory of those who served our country. This section dates from the early 20th century and contains many Civil War veterans who died at the Hampton Old Soldiers Home - now the Hampton V.A. Hospital. Note the designation U.S.C.T. on Alvin Went's marker in this photo link. There are thousands of these markers at Hampton. Post a comment if you know what it stands for. Canon 40D, 8mm fish eye lens, 1/1600 sec @ f/8.0, ISO 200.
From 365 Project The Air Force Memorial in glows against low hanging clouds and mist. Located on a promontory in Arlington, Virginia, overlooking the Pentagon and adjacent to Arlington Cemetery, the memorial's three 270 feet tall stainless arcs evoke the spirit of flight. Taken with a Canon 40D, 5.0s exposure at f/8.0, ISO 200, 28mm equivalent focal length, mounted on a tripod.
This is a reproduction on an early 20th Century "squirrel cage" carbon filament light bulb built by Thomas Edison. In today's modern reproductions the filaments are made of tungsten, which burns three times brighter than the original carbon filament versions. They are really getting popular in vintage bare blub fixtures. This one was hanging over my table at Tarrant's Cafe , 1 W. Broad Street in Richmond Virginia. Canon G15, 1/15 sec @ f/8.0, ISO 200, in macro mode.