PhotographyThis is a photo I took almost ten years ago in Afghanistan. I was a bomb disposal technician in the Air Force largely working outside my training and skill-set. My team had been called to a little firebase in the back-hills of Zabul Province to dispose of some unexploded munitions, but the morning before I took this photo, a patrol was ambushed a couple miles from the base and was taking heavy casualties. There weren't really enough guys on the base to respond, so my EOD team went along to help as we could.More Like This
Long story short, it was a pretty wild firefight. They gave us all medals and such.
But that's not really a photography thing, what is relevant to photography is this:
I always carried a crappy little point and shoot camera to help with the various reports that are required anytime you do anything over there. As I walked back onto the FOB I turned around to look at the valley where we had made our stand. Despite my understandably shell-sho
December Theme: Coral Reefs It’s almost December! Are we all ready for Christmas?More Like This
There was a great turnout this month for the Monthly Theme, and it was difficult to pick just one.
However, the Admin's Choice for this month's Featured is outside in by Buntcone.
This month's theme will be Coral Reefs and will have a focus on issues such as coral bleaching, overfishing, cyanide killing, and bottom trawling.
As always, remember to follow the general rules:
Artwork submitted for this theme can be of any media, ranging from literature to photography to digital art, and you have until the end of December to submit.
The chosen piece will be Featured on the front page at the end of the month and will be there until the end of the next month (e.g. July's Featured piece will be there until the end of August, when another will take its place).
Please keep in mind our submission rules, which can be found in the Rules and FAQ. If the submission does not abi