Wednesday, January 21, 2009

I hope you enjoy the first set of photos from our obama inauguration odyssey. these pictures were taken monday 19 january. more to come in the days ahead.

22 comments:

Loveanewidea said...

Yahoo - we were there too! If you want, you can check out our photos on my blog. It sure was a great event to see in person!

Andrea said...

What a wonderful blog you have...peppered with so many great photos and lovely thoughts! I enjoyed my time here today! :)

LadrĂ³n de Basura (a.k.a. Junk Thief) said...

What wonderful photos, Kim. I hope you post more and some of the individual stories you witnessed there. Seeing the sea of humanity yesterday and thinking about all the stories behind those who witnessed it is thrilling and chilling. And, as your Nation cover proved, there are so many who came before who witnessed it, even if in their wildest dreams of what they new was possible or at least worth fighting for though it was beyond the horizon of their lifetimes.

Megan said...

More, more! :)

Roy said...

Awesome, Kim! Thanks!

distracted by shiny objects said...

Thanks for sharing these. It must have been fantastic to be in the middle of so much joy. The photos are great, but the one you enlarged is priceless:>)

Merle Sneed said...

Have I mentioned that I watched on TV?

Chinmay said...

Brilliant shots! Moving stills!

savantage said...

I love your photographs and your thoughts. How do I become a 'follower'? I can't find the link.

I'm currently studying nonviolent philosophy which is partly why I've been motivated to start a blog. I think we might have similar interest...if you are compelled to do so, come visit my blog.

Thank you for being a positive force in our world.

-B

R.L. Bourges said...

I can't tell you how much I love that first photo. Iconic, that's what it is. Thanks for being our woman in Washington on that great day !

Coffee Messiah said...

Very nice all around! ; )

Saretta said...

I never would have gone in person, because I hate crowds, so thanks so much for the photos!

mouse (aka kimy) said...

loveanewidea - totally enjoyed your photos and narrative. I think I remember seeing on tuesday...

andrea - thank you drop on by anytime! great pup you have

junk - one more album coming up! thanks. the artist who did the nation cover is a neighbor of yours.

megan - ask and you shall receive.

roy - merci

shiny - sometimes you know a photo is gonna be great when you snap it, I felt that way with this one. when I return home you can be sure I'll be enlarging it to mat and frame. I wish I had the name/email for the subjects to send it to them. I generally ask 'permission' when I snap such a photo but monday it was a free for all with everyone being paparazzi.

merle - I bet you were a heck of a lot warmer than I was. tv works - you were there albeit through technology....but don't we love our technology!

chinmay - thank you.

savatage - I haven't put that gizmo up since I have a somewhat busy sidebar as it is - think you can follow blogs through your dashboard. will pop over to your corner of cyberspace soon. always a joy to meet kindred spirits. the world is getting smaller each day.

rlb - was nice to have a day that washed away the last 8 years! I won't be ashamed of saying I'm from the u.s. as I was with w in office - or feel I have to say "he's not my president"

coffee - thanks all around!

saretta - now these were crowds with a CAPITAL C.... nice to have television for such occasions and friends who went!

matthew said...

kim,

i'm so jealous you were there and i was not and ethan was completely unhappy we couldn't see you on the tele.

love the pictures.

jenclair said...

That first photo pretty much says it all! Wonderful!

Evelyn said...

I love that picture - it really sums it all up.

Nikita Verona said...

Wow, great images, I loved the one of the man and his son wrapped in an American flag - what a memory for a young one and his father, and the icicles in the dawn.

Lauren Samuels said...

I wish I could have been there. But coming all the way from Germany would have been too expensive...

Lauri xox

Salty Miss Jill said...

The top photo is my favorite.
So glad you got to go!!!!
xoxoxoj

Gary said...

The photo with the child in the flag is an award winner. Can you submit that somewhere? It is simply stunning - one of those pictures that is truly worth a thousand words (and more). Fantastic!

Evelyn said...

Sorry, I neglected to say which photo - the one with the parent and child wrapped in the flag. I agree that it is one of the best photographs I have seen in a long time, and I absolutely love it and the message of joy it sends. Thank you for sharing it with us.

Cyan said...

First of I'd like to tell you i liked your photos very much. Nice to see pics from such historical moments even though i'm not from the states.
I m from Greece and recently i ve started my own blog. I would to ask you how you manage to post your photos in that width. Can't get mine ones wider than 450px.
I would really appreciate it if you could give me a tip. Thanx a lot and keep up the good job.
My mail is cyansanatomy@gmail.com