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The smoke hangs heavy...

Posted by
Judy aka L@dybug (Brooksville, FL, United States) on 21 February 2011 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

...after the firing.

DSLR-A100 1/500 second F/5.6 ISO 250 160 mm

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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Mimosa from Kedah, Malaysia

Perfect exposure and framing! A live documentary shot indeed!

21 Feb 2011 8:59am

@Mimosa: Thank you, Mimosa.

Mhelene from Paris, France

Very beautiful and interesting !

21 Feb 2011 1:23pm

@Mhelene: Thank you.

Jen from Alpharetta, United States

Very cool shot

21 Feb 2011 3:04pm

@Jen: Thanks.

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

terrific capture

21 Feb 2011 4:14pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Wonderful. I bet they needed ear plugs to shoot that thing!

21 Feb 2011 5:13pm

@B. Thomas: I didn't see any ear plugs, but they certainly would cover their ears and turn their heads!

Barbara from Florida, United States

Excellent, Judy! I like the composition of the soldiers standing at the canon and the faint appearance of the soldiers through the cloud of smoke.
I've really enjoyed your photography in this series.

21 Feb 2011 6:23pm

@Barbara: Thanks, Barb ... looking at the photos, I can bring it all back as if it were yesterday. Glad you enjoyed the shots.

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States

This is wild! I love this image! You have captured the action well! Very well shot documentary, Judy!!!!

21 Feb 2011 7:45pm

@Wild Mustang Photography: Thank you, Pam.

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States

Tomorrow I will Post Custer's Grave , Hardin, Montana, before his remains were moved to West Point.

21 Feb 2011 7:48pm

@Wild Mustang Photography: Great ... I look forward to seeing it.

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Well they are still standing. I suppose the return volley's missed... haha.

21 Feb 2011 7:49pm

@Viewfinder: Ha, ha ... good comment!

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Time to reload and fire again! Nicely captured Judy! ;-)

21 Feb 2011 10:48pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thank you, Eric.

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Love the drama the smoke brings to this.

22 Feb 2011 12:06am

@Ralph Jones: Thank you so much, Ralph.

Georgie from Sherwood Park, Canada

Wonderful shot! Such a great series!!

22 Feb 2011 1:34am

@Georgie: Thank you, Georgie!

steve Kopf from caln township, United States

Great composition. The smoke makes a great backdrop and reveals the action of the day.

22 Feb 2011 6:01pm

@steve Kopf: Thank you, Steve.

Tim from Ft. Worth, United States

nice catch! it is harder than one thinks to get good artillery shots :)

23 Feb 2011 10:46pm

@Tim: I was just so tickled to get the canon firing in last Sunday's shot. ;D

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

The group around the canon is very well composed...it would make a fine painting! I'm a little disturbed by the view in the far background, through the smoke, of those men ambling at ease....The two don't work so well..or so it seems to me....

1 Mar 2011 2:27pm

@Japanalia: I'm glad you enjoyed the men in the foreground. The line in the background were moving the canon farther to the north on the field. Because the field is flat and there are no trees for cover, a bit of imagination has to be inserted.