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FIRE I

SONY DSLR-A100 1/320 second F/6.3 ISO 200 300 mm (35mm equiv.)

January 1st is around the corner, along with an end to my daily posts, at least for now.
Dementia is so debilitating and Hubby needs more of my time.

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MAGDA from Canada

Oh I like this! Great shot Judy! It's nice to have the close-ups but seeing the "big" picture is wonderful! More! More please! :)

20 Feb 2009 5:41am

Scott Schilling from San Martin, United States

This is incredible Judy, I feel like I just stepped back in time and I am watching the Civil War - wonderful composition and color!

20 Feb 2009 6:19am

Peter Miller from Lichfield, United Kingdom

The action starts, these enactments are great

20 Feb 2009 8:46am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

The smoke really adds atmosphere to this impressive shot Judy

20 Feb 2009 11:47am

Marie-Hélène Ammor from Casablanca/Paris, Morocco

wow ...action !! Beautiful Judy !

20 Feb 2009 12:22pm

tyan from Singapore, Singapore

yeah i like this,this looks so colonial!Were the canons real?Or just powder?:)

20 Feb 2009 1:42pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

Fantastic image, Judy. Great timing to capture the smoke. They almost appear as toy soldiers and I like the red hats. This is a wonderful image of your series.

20 Feb 2009 1:56pm

Lee from Fort Frances Ontario, Canada

Great shot. I can almost smell the powder.

20 Feb 2009 2:16pm

WABIKOJA from Shiga, Japan

A fascinating, and very nicely captured, photograph.

20 Feb 2009 3:06pm

Simply Col from Winnipeg, Canada

Love the smoke drifting up from the fired canons. The noise must have been something.

20 Feb 2009 3:49pm

EYES WIDE SHUT from The library of my soul, United Kingdom

With the rising cannon smoke, this takes on such a great atmosphere of battle. A really terrific image, Judy, perfectly captured

20 Feb 2009 7:18pm

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

This looks like the real old war! Very funny and interesting event, well photographed

20 Feb 2009 7:29pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

This could easily have been taken of real action, beautifully timed with the smoke, and love the vibrant reds in this shot

20 Feb 2009 8:24pm

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

Love the smokey atmosphere. Great shot.

20 Feb 2009 8:33pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Great Catch!!!

20 Feb 2009 8:37pm

Thierry Masson from orly, France

I don't feel easy with this shot, are they Feds?

20 Feb 2009 10:02pm

@Thierry Masson: Please don't feel uneasy, Thierry. This is only a reenactment of a Civil War battle in the 1860's. It is acted out every January and is a wonderful history lesson just to visit. I've posted a number of different shots, which are in my portfolio if you want to see others.

Marion from Nanaimo, BC, Canada

cough, cough. Sometimes I just say the first thing that pops into my head. Again the authenticiy of the shot is great. Can tell that they are using the real thing.

20 Feb 2009 10:51pm

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

What a great shot Judy...you really have captured the feeling of the times!

20 Feb 2009 10:53pm

Cricket/Tammy from Huntsville, United States

Wonderful....I have so enjoyed this series.

20 Feb 2009 11:56pm

@Cricket/Tammy: Thank you so much, Tammy.