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First Impressions: What Does This Photo Make You Think Of?

Shout out in comments what comes to mind when viewing this piece of art.

What does this picture make you think of? Michael Ruggiero, Jr. calls this photo, taken near the Springs General Store, "Patriot in the Night." 

How does it make you feel? Comment below.     

Be sure to check back on Saturday to find out what the artist had to say about the piece.

Editor's Note: This post is curated by East Quogue photographer Meryl Spiegel.

Aurelie Duffin December 19, 2012 at 03:58 PM
I look at that picture of our country's symbol over long ago used gasoline pumps and it remembers me of all the young men and women we have sent to various countries to defend the right to fill these gas tanks with foreign gas and oil. These tanks are no useless and those that defended them may be gone but not forgotten.
Sharon Tompkins December 19, 2012 at 06:18 PM
An Edward Hopper painting - American prosaic common scene, fraught with meaning in a simple, nosalgic way.
David Buda December 20, 2012 at 01:57 AM
A sense of time and place still resonates in the historic district of The Springs, and The Springs Market is at the heart of it all.
MARTIN DREW December 20, 2012 at 02:55 AM
I pledge allegence to the flag ; of the United States of America ; and to the Republic for which it stands ; One nation under GOD ; indivisible; with LIBERTY and JUSTICE for ALL . Martin Drew
Evelyn O'Doherty December 20, 2012 at 03:28 PM
Hope. A return to traditional values. Beautiful photo :)

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