dimly seen through the mists of the deep

dimly seen through the mists of the deep - click to enlarge

On the shore, dimly seen through the mists of the deep,
Where the foe’s haughty host in dread silence reposes,
What is that which the breeze, o’er the towering steep,
As it fitfully blows, half conceals, half discloses?
Now it catches the gleam of the morning’s first beam,
In full glory reflected now shines in the stream:
‘Tis the star-spangled banner! Oh long may it wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave!

The Star Spangled Banner by Francis Scott Key

Fort Snelling historical site, from the big round tower.

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2 Comments

  1. tetsu June 19, 2008

    I like the ambience. :-)

  2. […] the Graflex 4×5, busy taking this picture at Fort Snelling. Note the high-tech use of masking […]

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