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Parachuting in the Rhode Island Sunset

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Comments (13)

Dann Cianca on June 28, 2007



kamalyn on July 9, 2007

Thanks, Dann! Like many of your photos, this was just one of those 'stopping on the side of the highway' things. There's a vineyard there, and I wondered if a photo would look like one of those French countryside shots. Then the parachutists suddenly started falling into view!

Dann Cianca on July 10, 2007

Ah, opportunity. I would say that most of my shots come that way ...


steandeb on July 14, 2007

imagine being the parachutist viewing that sunset?

bram_be on August 22, 2007

Very nice shot, kamaly, lovely colors !

kamalyn on August 22, 2007

Thanks, bram_be!

Chris Stahl on September 21, 2007

Absolutely amazing shot. Usually when I see something amazing like this I don't have the camera with me!

kamalyn on September 22, 2007

Thanks Chris! It was definitely a surprise opportunity (and only possible with the 12x + 4x zoom on the camera I'd just gotten.) It took learning the hard way after many missed photo opps to almost always have a camera with me. A little harder once I got a bigger camera than my little pocket Optio, but keeping one in my knapsack has just gotten to be a habit. Thanks!

VKeith on April 1, 2008

Great shot!

kamalyn on April 1, 2008

Thanks, VKeith! Cheers!

someGuyinmasset on November 15, 2008

Nice chute shot.

kamalyn on November 16, 2008

thanks, guy! - you've really been digging through the oldies here. Nice to see it get some recognition after all this time!

Itallica on August 9, 2009

More recognition, more digging - great photo!

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on June 19, 2007
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by kamalyn
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
    • Taken on 2007/06/17 19:46:47
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/800)
    • Focal Length: 32.20mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • Exposure Bias: -0.33 EV
    • No flash