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A captain oversees two firefighters at work extinguishing an automobile blaze a block from my home in Maricopa, AZ.

Canon 7D, ISO-100, f/7.1, 1/800 s, 300mm

HDR added in Photomatix and PS Lightroom, otherwise as-is

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I am self taught, with an imagination that will not stop. I started drawing as a kid, and dabbled with correspondence art school but never took art in high school or college because I felt it might constrain me. I was wrong, but no crying over spilled milk.

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  • Maree Cardinale
    Maree Cardinaleover 1 year ago

    WOWEE A’JOCKERGEE!!!
    This is absolutely fantastic Randy.
    Drama, colour, clarity, EVERYTHING. Love it!

  • Thanks for the great comment and fave Maree. You gotta love when unplanned shots like this happen!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Searchover 1 year ago

    Wow, what an excellent capture this is, Randy!!

  • Appreciate the kind comment and fave Laurie, thanks for the visit!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • fauselr
    fauselrover 1 year ago

    great shot

  • Thanks so much!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • BigD
    BigDover 1 year ago

  • Awesome feature BigD, thanks so much!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpover 1 year ago

  • Thanks so much for this wonderful feature Marie, much appreciated!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtover 1 year ago

    Amazing capture!! Fantastic photography Randy

  • Thanks so much Carol. I don’t think I’ve ever retrieved my camera and shot down the stairs so fast as I did for this fire!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • blacknight
    blacknightover 1 year ago

    That’s a keeper! Just a perfect shot! Print and sell copies to all the fire stations!

  • Thanks blacknight, what a great comment. Yes, I’m still pondering what to do with it. I definitely want to get a complimentary print to the company of the guys that responded. These guys risk life and limb on every call. In fact, there was an explosion with this vehicle before the fire department arrived.

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Theodore Kemp
    Theodore Kempover 1 year ago

    wow what a great shot Randy !

  • Thanks so much Theo, and appreciate the fave as well!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • fernblacker
    fernblackerover 1 year ago

    Fantastic capture Randy!!

  • Much obliged Fern, appreciate your stopping by and commenting!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • John Velocci
    John Velocciover 1 year ago

    wow, great shot. talk about being at the right place at the right time. or are you a firefighter? lol

  • Thanks so much, and yes I was fortunate to be only about 50 yards from this fire, camera close at hand!

    – Randy Turnbow

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