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Collecting water to extinguish an inaccessible mountain fire

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:100.0 - 400.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 157.0 - 628.1 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:31 Jul 2012 - 4:35 PM
Focal Length:400mm
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Scooping water
Username:eric6 eric6
Uploaded:15 Oct 2012 - 2:36 PM
Tags:Aircraft, Bombardier Canadair CL-415GR, Hellenic Fire Service, Photo journalism, Sea, Seaplane, Tanker, Water dumper
Votes:7

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dasher
dasher  4 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2012 - 6:53 PM

I watched similar action on Corsica.We were approaching traffic lights,the car nearest the lights stopped the one following did'nt too busy watching the plane!!Fortunately I was able to watch all the action.
In the days of steam the express trains used to put a scoop down to collect water in a similar way.Not so dramatic though!!
Regards Robert.

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