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California's Flying Heroes
California's Flying Heroes
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Challenge: Free Study 2008-06 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS for Canon
Location: Ramona, CA
Date: Jun 30, 2008
Aperture: 6.3
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/2500
Galleries: Sky, Science and Technology
Date Uploaded: Jun 30, 2008

Demo at the Ramona Air Show, thus no smoke or fire in sight. Ramona is a small town in the foothills. California Division of Forestry has firefighting planes stationed there year round instrumental in helping put out Southern California wildfires and helping make it the 3rd busiest airport in San Diego County.

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Statistics
Place: 154 out of 473
Avg (all users): 5.9748
Avg (commenters): 5.7273
Avg (participants): 5.8696
Avg (non-participants): 6.2500
Views since voting: 834
Views during voting: 237
Votes: 159
Comments: 12
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/07/2008 11:01:29 PM
There's something you rarely see
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07/06/2008 07:29:20 PM
Oversharpened but very impactful shot. Great light and density in the water.
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07/05/2008 06:12:42 PM
Great shot... love how the chemicals go from pink to white.
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07/05/2008 02:57:43 PM
kinda noisy, i think maybe due to cropping too mcuh, but i like the theme of the photo, and the capture of the falling fire retardent
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07/05/2008 09:41:10 AM
Cool capture. I wonder what that reddish colour is in the water?
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07/05/2008 07:27:13 AM
wow - great image
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07/02/2008 09:05:38 PM
great capture- feels like your about to get wet
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07/02/2008 12:13:56 PM
very nice detail on the water
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07/02/2008 10:08:02 AM
wow, you were close!
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07/01/2008 03:54:37 PM
Good capture. It seems just a hair oversharpened.
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07/01/2008 02:30:48 PM
Cool plane shot but I would have tried to get it from a little bit farther away.
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07/01/2008 09:02:35 AM
Way oversharpened....grain over the entire image.
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