Talking Pictures

I made this image during a visit to Prague in 2007. On our first day there my wife and I took a walking tour that passed by this memorial to John Lennon. At the same time we arrived so did several large tour buses, which prevented us from getting a clear view of the memorial.

I like to explore and take pictures early in the morning on trips so that is what I did the following day. When I walked back to this spot no one was there so I took this shot. Somehow the graffiti seems to add to the poignancy of the memorial, as if Lennon is saying this is just something else I have to bear.
—Dan Cohen
Boca Raton, FL

Technical Info: Image taken with a Nikon F5 and a 28-200mm zoom using Kodak T-Max 400 film.
© 2007, Dan Cohen, All Rights Reserved

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