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Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 17 June 2015 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

Behind the stone lantern is the Atomic Bomb Memorial Mound, a large, grass-covered knoll that contains the ashes of 70,000 unidentified victims of the bomb.

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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland


17 Jun 2015 5:09am

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I love !

17 Jun 2015 6:01am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Très belle dans cette jolie lumière

17 Jun 2015 6:43am

Patrick M. from Lille, France

I like the low light of the lantern! we want to see it light up

17 Jun 2015 6:51am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Nice compo, beautiful light and tones.

17 Jun 2015 8:08am

Martine Libouton from bousval, Belgium

Magnifique dans cette très belle lumière du soir!

17 Jun 2015 8:12am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Beautiful light and color.

17 Jun 2015 9:15am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Excellent composition and treatment. The darker background certainly suggests a dark history.

17 Jun 2015 10:01am

Devi from Chennai, India

stunning image and a sad narration....

17 Jun 2015 10:06am

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

It's a 100% japanese lantern. I like this desing, a pity of the history that has behind.

17 Jun 2015 10:07am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle immense lanterne et vue sur son socle fantastique compo

17 Jun 2015 12:32pm

Don - Slackwater from Spokane, United States

A fine shot of the lantern. The image has wonderful light on it. The sky, too, adds to the picture's success.

17 Jun 2015 3:02pm

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Nice photo but sad story. The sky shadings add a feeling to the photo.

17 Jun 2015 5:27pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superb image! Beautiful light and colors!

17 Jun 2015 5:52pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

A poignant spot for the results of a sad story

17 Jun 2015 6:12pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

Beautiful light. The numbers are staggering.

17 Jun 2015 6:26pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

so sad ...! :(
very nice shot!
such beautiful frame, tones & lighting!
Amazing !!!

17 Jun 2015 7:50pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

Beautiful light brightening somber reflection

17 Jun 2015 11:46pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Beautifully composed image ... light and tones are fabulous !!!

18 Jun 2015 12:44am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful warm light that highlights this lantern!! It's disheartening to learn what lies behind the lantern, but it is reality. Hard to believe that there were that many unidentified victims.

18 Jun 2015 12:57am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


18 Jun 2015 8:02am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

The stone lantern is the symbol of eternity...a light always for those that sleep in the memorial mound. May they rest in peace for ever and ever...

18 Jun 2015 10:02am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Splendid photo !

18 Jun 2015 11:50am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nicely captured under the beautiful warm light.
No more Hiroshima...

18 Jun 2015 12:20pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Stunning. Beautiful light and excellent composition. :)

19 Jun 2015 2:48pm