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Tribute to Firefighters by Corvidae65 Tribute to Firefighters by Corvidae65
Another of the shots I took of a truckload of cornstalk bales that caught fire near O'Neill, Nebraska. I took a lot of shots but only a couple are worth processing in my opinion.

I liked this one--the firefighter standing in front of that bright light made his shadow seem larger than life--larger than the fire he was tasked to fight. It seemed to me that as the fire reared it's flaming head that the firefighter grew to meet the challenge and overcome it.

No one was injured in this fore and no real property lost--even the truck, trailer and driver got out only a little singed.

I dedicate this picture to all firefighters who have fallen in the line of thier duty and who have served or are serving. Many are volunteers and some are professional, but it makes no difference. They protect us when things get hot. Thank you!
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Babou-Shka Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014
Great and powerful tribute.
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FrostyGorillaz Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
Wow, unbelievable shot.
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LindArtz Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2014
Wow, amazing shot! I truly first thought it was a wonderful photomanipulation! Amazing capture!
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martaraff Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013
Feature: [link] *
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Corvidae65 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013
:tighthug: Thank you! :thanks:
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valwolfpaw Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013
WOAW...
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FramedByNature Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013  Student Photographer
This is an incredible image, John! :wow: A solid composition backing an even more powerful concept.
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Corvidae65 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013
THanks Evan :) It was quite the conflaguration. I think I'm going to make some nice prints and take them to the Atkinson and O'Niell VFD's.
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Pinedrop Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013
An intriguing image and a well-deserved tribute.
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Corvidae65 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013
THank you very much :)
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