Waiting to board

A group of Afghan Commandos, with 3rd Commando Kandak, and U.S. Special Forces Soldiers, with Special Operations Task Force - South, wait to board a CH-47 Chinook helicopter before an operation to rid insurgents from PanjwaÕi District, Oct. 15, 2010, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Daniel P. Shook/Special Operations Task Force - South

  • beelindah! 5y

    wow! awesome light effects here.
  • redpixel. 5y

    very cool light :)
  • William Smith 5y

    It's definitely a great image but I'm a little surprised that Army Photographers, acting as photojournalists, can alter their images in post like they have recently.
  • @marco 5y

    cool!
  • Gary Curtis 5y

    brilliant shot. love the lighting....
  • Emilio Aparicio Rodríguez 5y

    Superb capture! The atmosphere is fantastic!! Love the colors and the point of view!
  • Daniel P. Shook 5y

    The image wasn't altered. I shot it with a crazy high ISO and fairly slow shutter-speed, with available light only. Didn't even have a tripod, just had to be veeeeery still. I've got the RAW file to back it up...
  • Mako31 5y

    Excellent photograph, great efffect's with the high ISO, works well.
  • lisamomcrazy 5y

    Our troops are amazing. Best in the world. Oh and nice shot too.
  • William Smith 5y

    @Daniel - Thank you for the clarification. Keep up the excellent work!
  • simpsonphotography 5y

    wow
  • Dirty_Virgin 5y

    sweet
  • ClaWeD One 5y

    awesome shot !!!!!!!
  • Leigh 5y

    amazing pic, love it!
  • John Tuten 5y

    Fantastic Shot
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Taken on October 15, 2010
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