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Recovery RoomRecovery Room
When I first saw this portion of the fire station, my first thought was, “looks like all the bunker gear is taking a break”, to which one of the firefighters responded, “Recovering!” lolol…
This is image number two of a small series I did to honor our brave and tireless FireFighters and Emergency Responders. Based on some feedback, I feel I may not be finished with this series yet. More on this next week. For now, I hope you enjoy the image and remember to say thanks, and stay safe out there this weekend! Oh, and have a Happy St Patricks Day everyone!

Equipmnt used: Nikon D700, Nikkor 24-70 2.8 lens, Induro CT213 tripod, Induro BHD2 ballhead.
** A HUGE thank you to all of my followers, guests, visitors, and commentors! Photography for me is made extra special when I see and hear that my images are appreciated. The input I recieve from my guests and commentors helps to inspire me to look in other directions, and to see things in a different way and light. Then bring those thoughts and ideas to my imagery. So thanks again to each of you!

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11 responses

  1. Wow! I love this shot! And the title is great, too.

    March 15, 2013 at 3:33 pm

  2. Oh so great Stan! I can feel the energy of this room – even though there are no people there – you captured the adrenaline-rush spirit of the “fire-fighter” experience in this photo. It conjures up images of what might have gone on there moments ago — or ones that are about to take place on the next shift. As usual — spectacular work!! x RL

    March 15, 2013 at 4:18 pm

    • You are so very good for my soul (and my ego) RL! Thank you, and thanks for the visit!

      March 17, 2013 at 6:25 pm

  3. another great image Stan. The only thing I would possibly look to change would be the window, maybe change the crop to remove it and focus tighter on the equipment?

    March 16, 2013 at 4:08 am

    • Great observation Chris. I thought similarly about the window and was caught between offering the viewer’s eye a “way out” and still being able to bring in the diagonal lines to the image. That, and a very short amount of working room brought me to this edit first. I do have a similar image without the window…so I will be sure to post it here as version two for the other viewers to ponder as well. Thanks so much for your visit, comments, and creative input. truly appreciated.

      March 17, 2013 at 6:29 pm

  4. A very different and well done image. Once again, I believe you could shoot a movie! _ Resa xo

    March 16, 2013 at 1:56 pm

    • Your confidence in me is warmly appreciated dear Resa! Thought I am not so sure about my ability at cinematography! Ironically though, I do have to take a couple of “film” courses (as in short films, music videos, etc..) in a few more semesters from now. so, ya may just get to see if I am able to actually become proficient at both still and motion photography. stay tuned!

      March 17, 2013 at 6:34 pm

  5. Wonderful shot, composition and texture.

    March 24, 2013 at 9:02 am

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