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In the Line of Fire
In the Line of Fire

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Challenge: Garry Winogrand (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark III
Lens: Canon EF 200mm f/2.8 L II USM Lens
Location: Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO
Date: Feb 10, 2014
Aperture: 8.0
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/1000
Galleries: Animals, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Feb 12, 2014

Inspired by Winogrand's The Animals

Lyrics from that old Buffalo Springfield song:

"There's somethin' happenin' here
What it is ain't exactly clear
There's a man with a gun over there
A tellin' me, I got to beware"

02/10/14 1:42pm. Canon 5Dmk3, Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L USM, f/8, 1/1000s, ISO 100, lens focal length 200mm.


[Feb. 17th, 2014 02:32:43 AM]

When hunters hunt elk, they avert their eyes from the prey. All the predators of elk (mountain lion, bear, wolf, coyote, man) have skulls with eyes facing forward. To fool or confuse the elk, a hunter will not look directly at an elk with both eyes.

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/22/2014 09:38:12 PM
Hard to imagine Winogrand out on a hunt but if he were, this could have been his lucky shot.
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02/17/2014 12:57:01 AM
What an odd photograph. Does the collar protect the animal in some way, as the gent with the gun (if that is a gun?) does not seem to be paying any attention to the animal.
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