BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

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© Jim McKinley
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Photo Info
UploadedJuly 17, 2010
TakenJune 24, 2010
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D300
Exposure1/800 sec at f/8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length80 mm
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Helix Q4000 burning oil at the MC252 (Mississippi Canyon Block 252) site, Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana. The flame is 75-100 feet.

32 responses

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (17 Jul 2010):

    Astonishing image

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (17 Jul 2010):

    fabulous shot!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (17 Jul 2010):

    Wow, cool POV and photo.

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (17 Jul 2010):

    This is a great image!

  • Kel Casey

    Kel Casey gave props (17 Jul 2010):


  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (18 Jul 2010):

    Blowin' the doors off JPG's Theme Park.

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (18 Jul 2010):

    the best entry i've seen!

  • Lise Utne

    Lise Utne gave props (19 Jul 2010):

    Amazing image, and so in-the-moment too in several ways --

  • Mary Ann Reilly

    Mary Ann Reilly gave props (20 Jul 2010):


  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (23 Jul 2010):

    Wow is right! How did you happen to get this photo? I agree with David, best entry I have seen as well. Nice work!

  • Martín Alex. Carmona Selva

    Martín Alex. Carmona Selva gave props (4 Aug 2010):

    Great Pic for a GREAT SUBJECT! CONGRATZ!!!

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (4 Aug 2010):


  • ♥ Kishi ♥

    ♥ Kishi ♥ gave props (4 Aug 2010):

    Great shot, it's amazing...........♥

  • Tim Ott

    Tim Ott gave props (4 Aug 2010):

    This pic is Great...

  • Adekunle Ajayi

    Adekunle Ajayi said (4 Aug 2010):

    Great image

  • Francesco Sisso

    Francesco Sisso gave props (4 Aug 2010):

    Congratulation... this is a great shot. A sad but great shot!

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (4 Aug 2010):

    Congratulations on getting photo of the week Jim! Super deserved!

  • eko eshape

    eko eshape said (4 Aug 2010):

    Can You give me thje exif data (about shutter speed, ISO, aperture etc?)

    Amazing picture

  • jagrut raval

    jagrut raval (Deleted) gave props (4 Aug 2010):


  • Glenn Marvin Jaucian

    Glenn Marvin Jaucian gave props (4 Aug 2010):


  • Toby Morrison (JPG Admin)

    Toby Morrison (JPG Admin)   gave props (5 Aug 2010):

    Fantastic photo! Congrats on receiving JPG's Photo of the Week selection.

  • Jim McKinley

    Jim McKinley said (5 Aug 2010):


    Camera Nikon D300

    Lens Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D

    Exposure 0.001 sec (1/800)

    Aperture f/8.0

    Focal Length 80 mm

    ISO Speed 200

  • Bettie Martindale

    Bettie Martindale (Deleted) gave props (5 Aug 2010):

    Such is hell made in that beautiful gulf. Excellent photograph.

  • Baylee Sharp

    Baylee Sharp (Deleted) gave props (5 Aug 2010):

    Wow. This is a great image.

  • Justin Case

    Justin Case   gave props (5 Aug 2010):

    congrats. great image.

  • Yves Harnois

    Yves Harnois gave props (5 Aug 2010):

    Fabulous and fascinating photograph !

  • Stephanie Herring

    Stephanie Herring gave props (5 Aug 2010):


  • Tom Piorkowski

    Tom Piorkowski (Deleted) gave props (6 Aug 2010):

    Great capture, amazing picture,

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (6 Aug 2010):

    It's very sad that this place is SO famous....... Fabulous shot!!!

  • ablackeye

    ablackeye gave props (8 Aug 2010):


  • James Mauro

    James Mauro said (9 Aug 2010):

    Must be one of the last photographs before it joined Davey Jone's Locker. Cool shot!

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (10 Aug 2010):

    oh wow what an amazing capture and superb entry!

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