"Lincoln" photo popular search around the world

Source: Michael Phillips
Source: Michael Phillips

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - You may have heard by now that Steven Spielberg is filming the Lincoln movie here in Richmond.

Now the Virginia man who shot this photo of actor Daniel Day Lewis in Richmond is credited for letting the world know about the filming in Richmond.

This is the first public photo many have seen of the actor playing Lincoln.

At one point last night, this photo and Daniel Day Lewis was one of the top searches trending on Google.

The photo was taken by UVA history grad, Michael Phillips.

He snapped it on his iPhone.

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