APAD #472 | PhotoHunt-Flag | WW(Sat)

APAD #472

79_57 Photo Hunt Wordless Wednesday

19 Responses to “APAD #472 | PhotoHunt-Flag | WW(Sat)”

  1. June 27, 2009 at 12:00 am

    Exposure: 0.001 sec (1/1000)
    Aperture: f/4.0
    Focal Length: 68.7 mm
    ISO Speed: 80
    Exposure Bias: 0 EV
    Flash: Off

    The Singapore Flag.
    1 Crescent Moon, 5 stars.
    The national flag of Singapore was first adopted in 1959, the year Singapore became self-governing within the British Empire. It was reconfirmed as the national flag when the Republic gained independence on 9 August 1965. The design is a horizontal bi-colour of red above white, charged in the canton by a white crescent moon facing, toward the fly, a pentagon of five small white five-pointed stars. The elements of the flag denote a young nation on the ascendant, universal brotherhood and equality, and national ideals.

  2. 2 Liz
    June 27, 2009 at 1:13 am

    Very striking and dramatic – and thanks for the background info too!

  3. 3 liz
    June 27, 2009 at 3:10 am

    That is so simple and very effective.

  4. June 27, 2009 at 4:46 am

    Very nice entry to just focus on one flag and give it all the focus it needs. Thanks for the information.


  5. 5 ian
    June 27, 2009 at 5:43 am

    i love the way national flags really capture the essence of the people they represent. they should be treated with much reverence and hopefully understood and appreciated by citizens and guests alike

  6. June 27, 2009 at 9:08 am

    Beautiful shot of your country’s fag and very interesting information too. Happy weekend.

  7. June 27, 2009 at 10:28 am

    You caught this at just the right fraction of a second when the flag was almost completely straightened out. How’d you manage that? It almost looks starched! (Or was it?) The red and white make a great splash of color on that pure blue sky though.

  8. June 27, 2009 at 11:08 am


    Love this shot!

    Happy PH,
    Cindy O

  9. June 27, 2009 at 11:37 am

    Very nice explaining about the significance of your country’s flag 🙂

  10. June 27, 2009 at 2:09 pm

    looks superb against a bright blue sky!!

    Have started a new meme Pet Pride where you can display your or your friends’ pets every week beginning every Sunday! Do join in and share your pet pride with the world!

  11. June 27, 2009 at 3:06 pm

    Simple and striking and a good background story too.

  12. June 27, 2009 at 3:44 pm

    beautiful colors in this photo. thanks for sharing your flag’s history.

  13. June 27, 2009 at 3:52 pm

    It stands firm and proud against the blue sky! Cool shot!

  14. June 27, 2009 at 7:01 pm

    Nice photo.

    Mine flag is posted. Stop by, won’t you?

  15. June 28, 2009 at 12:05 am

    the picture is inspiring, and thanks for your explanation of what it’s history, and what the emblems stand for. Hope you can stop by <a href= http://ladygaladrielkj.blogspot.com/2009/06/photo-hunt-168-flag.html Thanks so much.

  16. June 28, 2009 at 9:21 am

    Very beautiful against that dark blue sky!
    My flags are here.

  17. June 29, 2009 at 7:29 am

    I very much like the fact that you post your photograph’s details. That’s another part of the picture! I like what your eye sees.

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