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Uploaded: 11/01/13 1:53 PM GMT
November 1st
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On All Saints's Day, people throughout Poland lay flowers, light candles and lanterns and visit the graves of deceased family members and friends in cemeteries. Cemeteries are lit by many hundreds of these candles and at night they can often be seen glowing from long distances.

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::Marzena
11/01/13 6:20 PM GMT
This is so very touching and beautiful. Also a most welcome change for me [and I believe to some other Europeans too] from Halloween to the local tradition. Thanks, dear friend, and congratulations. My first choice in LE's b&w challenge [that is if I am asked ...]
SAM & SAAB
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With all my love and respect, Marzena
.mesmerized
11/01/13 9:28 PM GMT
Beautifully done, Ewa...best of luck in the contest and btw, this would make a wonderful addition to Lyn's b/w challenge too.
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.icedancer
11/02/13 12:43 AM GMT
Beautiful work and touching tribute. Spectacular challenge
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♥ Skates ♥
::tigger3
11/02/13 1:01 AM GMT
I really like this one Ewa, and it would do well in the contest, as well as the challenge. Tigs♥ =^..^=
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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫
::Dunstickin
11/02/13 8:27 AM GMT
A great capture Ewa!...It oozes a humbling feeling!
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"Never stop photographing. It is very likely that your best photograph has not yet been captured"
::LynEve
11/05/13 10:51 AM GMT
Interesting to learn about this old tradition Ewa and you have a fine photo here.
Splendid B/w tones and the candle light really glows..
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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

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