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The Soldier
The Soldier

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Challenge: Shallow DOF V (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM
Location: St. Clair Shores, Michigan
Date: Jul 24, 2010
Aperture: 2.8
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/5000
Galleries: Military, History
Date Uploaded: Jul 24, 2010

A pb - Woot! For those curious as to the location, this was taken during a WWII battle reenactment. This shot was actually immediately following the battle, and the soldier is picking up blanks on the field.

Place: 14 out of 231
Avg (all users): 6.4122
Avg (commenters): 7.3750
Avg (participants): 6.3261
Avg (non-participants): 6.6154
Views since voting: 1253
Views during voting: 256
Votes: 131
Comments: 8
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/01/2010 11:38:23 PM
mysterious but almost poignant
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08/01/2010 05:23:38 PM
I like the tones. Gives it an 'old' feel. Not loving the composition.
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07/28/2010 02:42:18 PM
i originally gave this a 5-- but on second go round i have to say WHAT WAS I THINKING!!! bumped to an 8 what a emotional image!
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07/27/2010 09:50:27 PM
Wonderful photojournalistic type shot. Great emotion and perfect choice in color cast.
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07/27/2010 07:40:57 PM
Interesting picture. Where is this????
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07/26/2010 12:13:54 PM
curious as where you took this shot. very nice.
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07/26/2010 08:44:23 AM
I love the shot...Being an ex soldier myself this means alot to me....The focus is perfect. His foot is cut off but that is ok.
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07/26/2010 01:26:12 AM
I love the sepia toning of this image. Very fitting.
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