Behind The Shot: Artillery MissionBehind The Shot
Behind The Shot is a recurring feature where we dig deeper and find the backstories that accompany amazing photos.
Photographer: Sean Huolihan
Settings: 390 Images, 30 sec exposures, ISO 200, 24-85mm @ 24mm, f/10
Backstory: I took this during my deployment to Afghanistan. I had been waiting months for the right nighttime visibility and had never seen a star trail image with a HIMARS launcher and just thought it would make an awesome shot. The final image was composed of 390 stacked photos. I am currently a SGT serving in the WI National Guard and working on becoming a full-time photographer.
Here is an article written about Sean, “Soldier focuses on documenting historic Guard artillery mission”: http://dma.wi.gov/dma/news/2013news/13184.asp
Check out more of Sean’s work at the link below!
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