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Taken yesterday at War & Peace Revival, Folkestone, in blistering heat and dust storms whipped up by the wind. Thanks for looking and for any comments and/or criticisms.
Ann

Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:EF70-200mm f/4L USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:19 Jul 2013 - 10:47 AM
Focal Length:75mm
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Pattern
Flash:Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Battle fatigue
Username:AnnChown AnnChown
Uploaded:20 Jul 2013 - 6:18 PM
Tags:General, Portraits / people, Soldier, War, War & peace
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
20 Jul 2013 - 6:29 PM

This is an excellent capture Ann !! very well taken Smile

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nonur
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20 Jul 2013 - 6:33 PM

Simply, SUPERB, Ann!

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DicksPics
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20 Jul 2013 - 6:36 PM

An excellent image, Ann - and one which gives much room for thought!

Richard

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rontear
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20 Jul 2013 - 6:38 PM

A concentrated portrait ( the futility of war, those that have to ) questions in the image. Excellent Ann, a good day I'm sure. Just a side to your image, the location that is on the sign behind was in Normandy and a famous tank battle took place. Tiger tank v's British armour.
Ron.

Last Modified By rontear at 20 Jul 2013 - 6:41 PM

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41046 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 6:40 PM

Detailed and captures the atmosphere well, Ann. I nearly went on Thursday but decided I didn't want 2hrs each way on public transport in sweltering heat!! Images like this make me regret that decision a bit.

Dave

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RonnieAG
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20 Jul 2013 - 6:47 PM

Ron and Dave have commented so appropriately: a wonderful shot in every way.
Ronnie.

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Badgerfred
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20 Jul 2013 - 6:49 PM

Excellent Ann, a super, well detail composition,
Fred.

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CarolG
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20 Jul 2013 - 7:07 PM

An excellent composition, capture and presentation, Ann. Carol

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lonely_oryx
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20 Jul 2013 - 7:11 PM

Love the mean expression

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pamelajean Critique Team 8768 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1596 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 7:42 PM

The look says it all, Ann, these people are so good at what they do.

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 7:58 PM


Quote: The look says it all, Ann, these people are so good at what they do.

You're absolutely right Pamela - they really get into their character.

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franken
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20 Jul 2013 - 8:11 PM

Wonderful work Ann.

He certainly looks the part.

Ken.

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KDC
KDC  2 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 8:43 PM

The picture is so good. Smile
The Germans did use Russian guns, which he is holding.
The English did meet the German tanks, as Ron said, but they had nothing that could penetrate the Germans armour.
They got their butts kicked!! Sad
Keith.

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marktc
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20 Jul 2013 - 9:25 PM

Not going all techie, or into detail, I wouldn't presume too, but what I can say is hat I know a great image when I see one, and this is very, very good.

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MonsterMob
20 Jul 2013 - 9:31 PM

Awesome Annie..Annie are you the lady that was stood next to me near the area with your husband and we spent age's chatting...

Niel

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AnnChown
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20 Jul 2013 - 9:43 PM

Hi Neil - yes, that was me! Smile

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Irishkate
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20 Jul 2013 - 10:41 PM

With his facial expression, this looks so authentic.
You've captured the essence of war an dmaybe the futility.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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20 Jul 2013 - 10:47 PM

A excellent image Ann, can only agree with all the comments above, well capturedSmile


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21 Jul 2013 - 3:12 AM

Great tone and clarity......

Paul.

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Daisymaye
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21 Jul 2013 - 3:27 AM

He played his part really well and so did you. This is so real in appearance. Excellent shot Ann........Sandy

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21 Jul 2013 - 3:54 AM

All of the above and then some!

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lifesnapper
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21 Jul 2013 - 1:19 PM

Super image Ann, very well taken indeed.
It looks like me after a Day at work.

John Smile

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Rende
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21 Jul 2013 - 1:26 PM

Scarily authentic looking; beautifully done Ann.
Rende

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21 Jul 2013 - 2:20 PM

Like a scene from a movie Ann - I like it.Smile
Brian.

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SlowSong
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21 Jul 2013 - 2:25 PM

The heat, the grime, the boredom. All there. TOp shot.
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Lillian
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21 Jul 2013 - 7:15 PM

How spot on is this one!!!
brilliant shot and so realistic Ann
Lillian

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footloose
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24 Jul 2013 - 8:20 PM

a top class image , well caught.
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