Flight 93 National Memorial

Discussion in 'Documentary/Journalistic' started by dan swiger, Sep 11, 2018.

  1. dan swiger

    dan swiger Well-Known Member

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    These next ones are from the dedication at the National memorial in Shanksville, PA, the crashsite
    Because I was the photog for the local one, I was given an invite.
    I wanted to go as press, since sitting with family members would limit much photography.
    I managed to get credentialed through a local paper.

    1. This is the public walkway and separates the visitors from the crashsite to the left
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    2. The crowd was estimated at 3-4 thousand
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    3. This is my favorite as I caught a spontaneous prayer circle of airline stewardess/stewards.
    This was at the wall of marble memorial stones with each named hero
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    4. Most stage shots aren't considered interesting, especially at the podium. But this one, Sara Mclachan singing "I will remember you", seemed to fit the emotion of the day
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    This last one, "Lighting of the Luminaries", had a candle for each of the 3000+ that died on 9/11.
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    What a unique privilege Dan. I would say you documented it very well.
     
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    Nicely done Dan, a great memory of a tragic event.
     

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