Photo of the Week!
F 5.6; 1/100; ISO 100; 87mm.
Shot at the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial in Washington, DC.
In honor of Martin Luther King — a civil rights activist whose life and achievements are celebrated on the third Monday of January in the United States — this photo of the week depicts his memorial in Washington DC. The design of it is unconventional, but thoughtful; it was inspired by a quote from his “I Have a Dream” speech: “Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope.” The statue of MLK is emerging from a slab of marble and, in this particular photograph, from the shadows and in to the light.
Click here to learn more about Martin Luther King Jr and here to learn more about his memorial in Washington, DC (both via Wikipedia).