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Hunka Hunka Burning Log
Photograph by Mark Thiessen

Two firefighters move a burning snag to keep its flames from spreading to unburned forest. Snags—dead standing trees—are among the dangers of wildfire fighting, burning slowly at their bases until they fall without warning.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Nikon F5
Film Type: Fuji Provia 100
Lens: 20-35mm zoom
Speed and F-Stop: 1/60 @ f/8
Weather Conditions: Sunny
Time of Day: 10 a.m.
Lighting Techniques: Fill flash


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