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    U.S. Air Force pararescuemen with prepare for aerial transport during a personnel recovery scenario in Tucson, Ariz. Often operating in hostile areas, pararescuemen are highly-trained specialists who provide combat support by rescuing and medically treating downed military personnel. They are combat support specialists, parachutists, scuba divers, rock climbers and are even arctic-trained to allow access to any environment to save lives.
    WHAT MAKES THIS PHOTO GREAT?
    Composition 7
    Lighting 5
    Creativity 4
    Story 5

    "Wow! What an Adventure!" - Terrifying too. Such a strong and powerful subject matter. Here we are taking the title of this assignment, right up to the extreme. What I love the most about this photograph is the point of view you have used. I feel like I am right there with you, but thankfully from the comfort of my sofa! I also love the atmosphere and movement we see from the helicopters rotor blades churning up the debris. Great job, well done!

    Robbie Shone
    National Geographic photographer
    Photo Details
    Date Uploaded: Jun 5, 2017
    Location: Tucson, Arizona, United States
    Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D4
    Focal Length: 16 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/400 sec
    Aperture: f/11
    ISO: 400
    Copyright: © Marianique Santos
    Categories: Adventure, People, Places
    Assignments: Inspiring Experiences, We Are All Explorers, Wow! What an Adventure!, Epic