arrow left arrow right
photo contest slideshow
The Treasure of Skogafoss
Penny Benny
The Azur Window in the Mediterranean
We The People
Period Actor as Artist
Waiting for the bus in Malta
Liberty Bell in Olde City Philadelphia
Woman Power
Autumn Beauty
Joyous Mood
Walk in the Park
Soldier Boy
Heart Eyes
Boy blowing bubbles
Studio 69
The colors of Fall
Garibaldi in the kelp forest
Bunny poses for the camera
Without drugs
Hermit crab on North Beach, Palmyra Atoll
Mt Charleston
California Sea Lion
Baltimore oriel eating an orange.
14th Annual Photo Contest
Soldier Boy

While in our local park practicing with my new zoom lens I heard very determined, purposeful footsteps and I was drawn to them. I raced ahead to capture a shot of the person behind the steps. My thoughts were confirmed when this young man stepped into view. He was a Serviceman. I raised my camera from about 30' behind him and shot. I caught him just as he entered a tunnel area and was concerned the image might be too dark. In the end I loved how he was silhouetted because it felt like the silhouette represented all those who protect and serve our great country. Those the serve currently and those we have lost. I look at this shot, remember all of their sacrifices and feel so grateful.

TAGS: Military, Pennsylvania

photographer avatar
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Member since 2016
Photo Information
© Terry Lodise.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2016
Total Views: 15
Filed Under: People
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 18, 2016, 12:20 a.m.
Report This
PHOTO LOCATION Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America