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F I R E !

Posted by
Judy aka L@dybug (Brooksville, FL, United States) on 19 March 2014 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

...and those canons are loud when they fire.

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Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Part of us wants to say these are just ordinary people and not soldiers . . but, hey, that's what soldiers were. And are. Another convincing image.

19 Mar 2014 6:54am

@Ronnie 2¢: Absolutely correct, Ronnie ... but extra-ordinary for their service!

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Fantastic image and superbly captured with the canon belching smoke Judy

19 Mar 2014 7:03am

@Doug: Thank you, Doug.

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Health and safety will be round with ear defenders :)

19 Mar 2014 10:07am

@grouser: ... unheard of during the Civil War. ;D

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

The power of the blast is felt on both sides of the cannon! Nicely captured Judy! ;-)

19 Mar 2014 12:41pm

@Eric Cousineau: ... and felt in the ground beneath our feet when close enough.

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Indeed. Almost I can hear the shot ! Very nice captured, Judy. Have a great day!

19 Mar 2014 2:30pm

@Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia): Thank you, Graciel.la.

don from United States

A fine action shot of the cannon being fired. I suspect more guys should have covered their ears.

19 Mar 2014 3:12pm

@don: You're probably correct, Don, and these people do this three days running at a number of 'battles' through the course of the year.

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Perfect timing to capture this shot!! Their reactions speak volumes here!

19 Mar 2014 6:41pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Great moment captured and I can hear the loudness of the canon!

19 Mar 2014 7:09pm

@RBL: Glad you're enjoying the processing ... ten images to go. ;D

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Love how you captured the loudness of the cannon

19 Mar 2014 8:10pm

American Ferret from Eastern, United States

Huh? Did you say something? I can't hear you.

19 Mar 2014 10:19pm

@American Ferret: Ha, ha ... I couldn't hear from where I stood either!

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

I bet in a battle the ground was shaking.

20 Mar 2014 2:51am

@B. Thomas: I'm sure it was.

L'angevine from Angers, France

je sens comme s'ils étaient devenus sourds à cause du canon

20 Mar 2014 9:27am

@L'angevine: Merci. ... Ils ne sont pas devenus sourds, mais tirant loin de se protéger.

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

You are doing a fine job of making these photos look old.

20 Mar 2014 10:38am

@Anita: Thank you so much, Anita; your vote of confidence is encouraging!