Results of artillery against a small ammunition dump - Emu Gully.

View all photos taken: Sunday, 16th May 2010, This photo: 2:07pm

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  • accesser said:
    Wow epic must have made a heck of a boom & heatwave, Nice use of the black borders to make it pop.
  • aramisfirefly said:
    Jesus! Look at the detail of the fire!
  • [ Kane ] said:
    Amen! You need to see it full size on Davids screen! Epic shot.
  • suburbanvoodoo said:
    Wow - cool Dave - real nice..
  • Adam Randell said:
    I can feel the heat from here mate!!! Awesome detail & colour.
  • Jabba The Mustang said:
    awesome....you dont see that every day!
  • Tristen Murray said:
    Holy crap. Thats a cool explosion. Great job capturing that so well
  • cookie_c73 said:
    Would love to see this big. Beautiful capture!
  • Liza Yorkston said:
    cool, I can almost feal the heat
  • mmBax said:
  • David de Groot said:
    This one wasn't anywhere near as hot as the later simulated Napalm drop, but still impressive.
    Neat eh ?
    Yeah it's good to see large.
    Very warm actually ;-)
    That 400mm prime is big on detail and sharpness - handy for this sort of thing.
    My daughter was shooting wider and caught a different view of it here: www.flickr.com/photos/k_star/4631561236/
    Thanks. :)
    I would have shot it closer, and thus felt the heat myself, but for safety we were moved to the other side of the airfield - but then the 400mm came into it's own. ;-)
  • Tristen Murray said:
    Any chance of seeing the large size?
    Your daughters shot really does give another perspective
  • petepothole said:
    Fantastic capture
  • David de Groot said:
    Try it now :)
    Thanks Pete!
  • Tristen Murray said:
    [http://www.flickr.com/photos/dadegroot] - Wowsers!!! The detail is awesome
  • P de G 1952 said:
    Great detail, the flames appear to have taken on the shape of a fire
    monster...........eerie!!!!! spooky even. Fantastic
  • David de Groot said:
    Yep, lots of things to be seen in there if you let you imagination go. Sometimes it's good not to get everything in the frame and just concentrate on one part of it.
  • smitbj said:
    Wow, that's a spectacular shot ! I love the details in the flames.
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks - 'twas spectacular to watch too.
  • Cobra_11 said:
    Brilliantly captured!
  • puszka said:
  • photon tamer said:
    Epic! What a force and power in this shot. Destruction can be artful, sad but true.
    Seen on the explore page. (?)
  • KP!!! said:
    wow very dramatic, well shot!
  • thelighthunter said:
  • teejaybee said:
    Nothing like a big firey explosion to start the morning!
  • dtmateojr said:
    wow! that looks sharp. you should have taken a video with your 5DII :-)
  • Soleil is me. said:
    I admire your creation:)
    SPLENDID IMAGE... THIS IS THE BEST...by An Admin considered.
    INSPIRE... Invite ONLY
    You are INVITED to display this wonderful photo
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    Be happy, be healthy:)
  • Panorama Paul said:
    Damn... now that's what I call a fireball!!! A bit too early to put the burgers on the grill though... I think I'll wait a few minutes for the flames to die down a little! :)
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks :)
    Thanks guys :)
    Absolutely ;-)
    Ah but then I'd not have got this high resolution still!
    You could always just put the burgers on a stick and point them at it - from 5m away ;-)
  • Billie Jane said:
    Very impressive !
  • Jimicat69 said:
    Nice Blast!!! Great pic
  • Infinitaintringulis said:
    Las musas te visitaron/The muses visited you
  • David de Groot said:
  • huntercasten said:
    Wow, spectacular colors!
  • ghis44free said:
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  • Photog4Life said:
    Incredible shot !
  • Shadowracer26 said:
    Great detail!! Outstanding!
  • BrianMcguffog said:
    great capture
  • David de Groot said:
  • ColdSummerPics said:
    Impressive capture!
  • nontaburi said:
    Great shot

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  • chamellieon said:
  • nontaburi said:
    Well done ^^
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks :)
    Indeed :)
    Completely different result to Kara who was shooting with the 70-200. Goes to show a long focal length can give a much more confronting photo, even if you don't see it all.
  • bunnyfrogs said:
    Seen in the interestingness archives. ( ?² )
  • nontaburi said:
  • strongbow1800 said:
    How many shots did it take for them to dial this one in? Or did they have it in one, since they knew the exact range?
  • David de Groot said:
    Ah, all for show Andrew. No live fire on this day, this was pre-rigged with pyrotechnics and set off remotely.
  • 6element said:
    Stunning shot!
  • David de Groot said:
    Danke :)
  • ranpaio said:
    Impresionante. Muy impactante.
  • Rui Almeida - Fotografia said:
    congratulations for the explore
  • Don Mortimer de la Crypt de Corazón said:
    wow! this has me speechless
  • miangusapa said:
    muy buena
  • kineticpixie said:
  • Al Camardella Jr. said:
    Insane detail! It looks like some sort of living monster