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Canon EOS 5D Mark II
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Dec 18, 2011, 2:05:42 PM
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Landing by tanikel Landing by tanikel
111218-A-VB845-217

A U.S. Army Soldier provides security as a UH-60 Blackhawk lands outside of the Usmankhel Village,
Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, Dec. 18, 2011. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kristina Truluck/Released)


Interesting how perspective can make the most ordinary things look impressive, eh?


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I love the imagery in this photo, it really is quite strong. The composition is great as well with the helicopter in the dust cloud and slightly obscured and the soldier of to the right in the foreground. It gives the photo a solid path for the eyes to follow. I really have only a small problem with this photograph, I really wish that the soldier in the foreground was a bit more in focus. I really do love this photo otherwise though. A very solid composition and strong imagery, I give this photo a 9 out of 10 (only because of the slight blur)
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TheJanusProjectFilm Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014
Very powerful photo!
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tanikel Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014   Photographer
Thanks!  Back when I took this photo, I didn't think that it would be as impactful as it is today.  =D
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MeowPic Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
This is so powerful and well executed. Nice balance as well. 
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tanikel Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014   Photographer
Thank you!
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sillypots Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
This is a great perspective as you said. Extremely well done.
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tanikel Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014   Photographer
Thank you again.  Low-perspective shots are one of my favorites. 
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squirrels-are-evil Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Bad ass photo, this deserves a DD as well
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syinthetic Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014
i really admire your courage. going to battlefield and all that. i couldnt do that ... not because i would be scared (but i probably would be) but, there are so many sadness there. i dont know if i could live with that :(
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Commander-Dominic Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014
Awesome.
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tanikel Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014   Photographer
Thank you!
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