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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 #10 - Painting with Light

faplogosmall(Duration - 43:42) In this episode of the Fireground Action Photography podcast we discuss a lighting technique that will be a great addition to any photographer's bag of tricks, "painting with light". If you're not already using this technique, you'll find it very handy and fun to practice with! This method of lighting a dark subject will yelp you eliminate shadows, improve your apparatus images, portraits, overall scenes, forensic subjects and more. Here are some related links you may find useful: "Painting with Light" - A useful article from our friends at DIY Photography.net www.delkin.com - Delkin Devices, makers of the "Sensor Scope" B&H Photo/Video - The on-line home of the east coast's premiere photo/video supply store. Samy's Camera - The on-line home of the west coast's premiere photo/video supply store. Amazon.com - The home of Amazon.com (and a great place to research & buy your photography equipment) Sportsshooter.com - Where the COOL sports photographers hang out!

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