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What’s right with this picture?
U.S. soldiers from the 1-32 Infantry unit fire 81 mm mortars at attacking Taliban forces from their position over the village of Bargematal, Nuristan, August 22, 2009. REUTERS/Oleg Popov
Is it possible to find out what camera settings Oleg Popov used when he took this picture, particularly the shutter speed?
Yes. Here are the particulars, plus another Popov shot as a bonus:
Camera – Mark III
Focal length – 16 mm
Shutter speed 1/800sec
F-stop – f7.1