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Thomas Fire Night Ops, Ventura County - December 2017

Night operations at the Thomas Fire last night (12/9-10/17). The fire continued to push hard toward the communities of Carpinteria and Montecito. Approximately 4,435 personnel from all over the United States have converged on southern California to help battle this massive wildfire.

Since it's origin, the Thomas Fire has consumed over 173,000 acres and destroyed over 750 structures. As of this posting the fire is 15% contained with full containment estimated to be reached on Christmas Eve. © Craig Durling / www.DurlingMedia.com

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FAP Episode #26 - Fire Photographer Andy Thomas and Shooting with Available Light

faplogosmall(Duration - 01:00:35) On this episode of Fireground Action Photography we meet Wichita, Kansas Fire Photographer Andy Thomas and learn about his background as well as what it's like to shoot in the Wichita area. We also talk about shooting using "available light" - the pros and cons as well as common techniques for making those great low-light shots. Here are some related links you may find useful: AndyThomasPhotos.com - Featuring the fire photography of Andy Thomas WichitaFire.org - The "unofficial" website of the Wichita, Kansas Fire Dept. Andy Thomas' Flickr Page

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