I took these at the historic city cemetery in Sacramento.
Nice harbingers of spring. Here are some from a couple of cemetaries near my house.
Golfed to death; this is in the community cemetary on the hill above our house:
And some a bit older:
These are in an old family plot just 30m from our house; some have engraved dates going back to the Genroku period (late 17th century).
Norm--that golf ball memorial is very odd.
Yes, he was the son of the owner of a golf practice range down the hill from us.
For some reason, that strikes me as the kind of thing you'd only see in Japan or Texas.:D ;)
People get upset (sometimes) about photographers in cemeteries. I'm glad there was no one around (mostly) at the Los Angeles National Cemetery on a Saturday in December.
SpecialK--I really like the composition on #3, especially the way only the stone in the foreground has visible text. But it looks a little washed out--overexposed?--to me.
It was a gray overcast day. But, the red flower looks OK, the stones are not white, and the black looks black - so I think it is acceptably close.
Nice shots SpecialK. This one taken a while back.
These are at Hollywood Forever cemetery, whose website says they have some famous people - but they kicked me out about 1/2 hour after I got there, bothering no one, but peeking in the building shown at the bottom....