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Uploaded: 05/27/15 6:28 PM GMT
Royal Salute
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A tug on The Mersey giving a salute to the three Cunard Queens that were entering the river.

There was an estimated crowd of over 1.3 million on the day. The beach in the background is Crosby beach where the iron statues can be found.

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::Jimbobedsel
05/28/15 12:49 AM GMT
You could get lost in a crowd of 1.3 million! Fantastic capture and a good looking black and white.
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::tigger3
05/28/15 3:31 AM GMT
This will be a good one for the challenge Mr. B. tigs=^..^=
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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫
::LynEve
05/28/15 11:09 AM GMT
Good shot with the crowds on both sides Steve. The event certainly drew enormous crowds.
Will add to the BWC :)
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My thanks to all who leave comments for my work and to those of you who like one enough to make it a favourite. To touch just one person that way makes each image worthwhile. . . . . . . . . .. . . . "The question is not what you look at, but what you see" ~ Marcel Proust
.MJsPhotos
05/28/15 3:20 PM GMT
A classic and timeless photo. Could be saluting any of the Cunard's 'Queens', either from this century or the last.
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Open images at full resolution and take a few steps back...
.icedancer
05/31/15 7:34 PM GMT
Marvelous B/W and would do excellent in the Challenge
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VIEWED IN FULL
::Marzena
06/01/15 12:50 AM GMT
Good monochrome is the best way to lose the any possible rainbows... Although the occasion is worth any rainbow or its price.:)
SAM & SAAB
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With all my love and respect, Marzena
.GomekFlorida
06/01/15 9:01 PM GMT
Reminds me of the 4th of July parade on the Detroit river. Good shot!
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Long before the white man and long before the wheel, when the dark green forests were too silent to be real. Light foot 1967

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