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Into Battle
  Into Battle
Into Battle
Canon Elan II, 70-300mm, unrecorded exposure
© Ryan P. Booth
 
 
 
Cathy M. Gromball
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member since: 9/27/2002
    Great shot Ryan!

Cathy :)

10/22/2002 9:48:47 AM

 
bob garas
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great shoy. what an opportunity

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Neat shot, Ryan. Are you a firefighter?
If not, how did you get so close?

 
Carol Engstrom
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Amazing photograph!

 
Lorraine T. Lynch

member since: 7/30/2002
 

You can actually feel the intense heat from that fire! I like diffrent shots like this one!

 
Ryan P. Booth

member since: 10/6/2001
 

Thanks so much for the comments guys. This is part of my university's fire training program. It is the largest fire training facility in Texas. So, no, I am not a firefighter, but a junior at Texas A&M...and thus am able to walk onto any A&M property. This is a giant park of buildings and warehouses, cars, big-rigs, and even boats that they just set on fire and practice putting out. They do this about 5 days a week. I am allowed to stand on the concrete paths that go between the scenarios...so I am VERY close. In fact, I shot this one and then had to drop my camera and cover my face because it was so hot... The most striking thing besides the intense heat is the amazingly loud hissing noise of the flames...it sounds like a horror film. So, yes, it is an awesome opportunity, because I can take these shots almost everyday if I wanted to. I have about 100 images already. This little nook was my most recent discovery and the closest that I have managed to come to the flame... Thanks again for the comments, I really appreciate them.

Ryan

 
Stephanie Adams
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member since: 10/17/2001
 

Awsome! Do you meter off the ground or the firefighters? Really neat and good luck!

 
Patrick A. Hunton

member since: 4/15/2002
 

is my face on fire? cause that's what it feels like when I look at this picture!!! way to go! (and shell out the extra bucks for the d100... you'll thank me in the end)

 
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