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On Guard
Photograph by Michael Brown

The first people to return to hurricane-ravaged areas are often National Guard troops. This rifle-toting member of the Alabama National Guard is one of thousands of such troops who patrolled evacuated beachfront areas in Florida and Alabama to prevent looting and keep residents from trying to enter teetering structures.
Photo Fast Facts
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark II
Film Type: Digital
Lens: 16-35mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/320 @ f/8

Weather Conditions: Cloudy
Time of Day: 3:32 pm
Lighting Techniques: Available light

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