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The Defiant Defender

By miggeymouse    
Knelt at his post, at the entrance to The Guildhall Square Cenotaph, Portsmouth. He is defending the names of those who are resting, defiant against the enemy.

Canon EOS 5D mk1 - Canon EF 50mm f/1.8
ISO - 1000
Shutter speed - 1/160
Aperture - f/7.1
Edited in Photoshop CC 2018

Tags: Full frame Portsmouth General Statue Black and white

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25 Jan 2019 5:06PM
Lovely photo. It took a three man team to operate the 'Vickers' machine gun, One to fire it, one to feed the ammunition belt and one to change the water can over as it was a water-cooled machine-gun. Still in service into the 1960's I was shown a demonstration in the drill hall of the 1st Bn London Scottish in 1963.

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