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Steve Foss

Northern Manitoba's loss is our . . .

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. . .sunset.

Two days of north winds brought a woodsmoke haze over northeastern Minnesota as wildfires in northern Canada sent down their cloak of atmospheric filter.

Here's what it looked like as the sun set over Ely last night. Would have made a good June photo challenge shot, too. gringrin

30D, 400 f5.6L, iso200, 1/800 at f5.6, +1 EC off evaluative metering, handheld

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Interesting Steve. Unfortunately the north is under siege here in Manitoba and there's no immediate relief in sight. Currently there are sixteen fires buring out of control. The largest one near Flin Flon is alleged to have been started by CN Railway. As you are aware, trains have been responsible for many major fires in Canada's wilderness.

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Cool shot. Really interesting colors. Thats what happens when you post so early in the challenge! Still I wouldn't want to pick between the two shots smile

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hope some of those head down this way... haven't even gotten to be on call yet this year. i gots the fire bug and no way to satisfy the itch!

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