Graveyard at Night

 
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We were caught in a traffic jam right next to the American Cemetery in Natchitoches, Louisiana. I decided to get out and take a night shot of the grave yard. It was interesting. I felt like Tom Sawyer. This was a way different feeling then at the Metairie Cemetery.
http://www.ruscahouse.com/american_cemetery.htm

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Dudley - Dec 28, 2010 04:59 PM EDT
Just wait. If I get the picture I hope to get then you will see one even spookier. I am in St. Francisville right now, the second oldest city in Louisiana.
azkul - Dec 28, 2010 11:30 AM EDT
This image looks pretty spooky.
Guest - Dec 22, 2007 10:06 PM EDT
Thanks!!
Guest - Dec 20, 2007 04:05 PM EDT
Thanks!! I would show it now but it has been deleted when I lost all on the old computer.
Guest - Dec 19, 2007 06:03 PM EDT
Interesting photo and subject, Dud. It's a good night shot. I'd sure like to see the other photo.
Guest - Nov 12, 2007 03:57 PM EDT
I did not see this comment until today. I think all are entitled to their opinion. That is why my my son fought for the country from which I come.
Guest - Nov 07, 2007 06:05 AM EDT
rubbish
Guest - Jul 15, 2005 02:28 PM EDT
That sounds interesting to me. I do not believe I have much to fear in the small towns but in the big cities perhaps I would.
Guest - Jul 15, 2005 02:16 PM EDT
Likely a server lag caused the posts to flip flop.. I was going to make another comment to your last post, saying that public cemeteries wont sue you if you take photographs in them, nor will family members of the interred. Nothing in there is "copyrighted" to the best of my knowledge. All you'd need to do is obtain permission to shoot after dark, and that usually comes from the land owners and the local law enforcement officials, which is very easy to do but does require some sort of credential, often your show of gear is enough. They're more concerned about your safety and vandalism than anything else. Myabe if people are interested, we can post articles in the forum about this, based on our own experiences...
Guest - Jul 15, 2005 11:50 AM EDT
It is strange how the notes came out. My reply to Solaria came out before her comment to me.
Guest - Jul 13, 2005 07:51 PM EDT
Thanks. I just had my Olympus D380 on automatic and had no difficulties in taking the picture. I did take one other picture in the Cemetery but the name came out on it and I did not ask permission of the cemetery people so I did not want to be sued. A third picture appeared on the camera and I am actually a little afraid to share that one due to me not having remembered how I took it. How does one ask permission from an entity? I know the cemetery could have given me permission but I was leaving early the next day.
Guest - Jul 13, 2005 11:37 AM EDT
The red over-tone is interesting. It makes me want to ask about settings, and flash functions, and if you had problems with your electronic equipment while shooting there. Once upon a time, I used to do paranormal research in FL, in some of the oldest cemeteries around. Seeing a photo like this makes me smile and reminds me of the "good ole days" so to speak. Thank you for sharing.
Guest - Jul 13, 2005 07:04 AM EDT
Thanks. I feel something drawing me to this shot every time I look at it. It may be unprofessional for me to feel this way about my own picture but I do.
Guest - Jul 13, 2005 05:38 AM EDT
Very unusual shot! And, let me tell you, it has some mystery ...I like it.

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