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The 500 Yard Line

Posted by
Aaron Belford (Yuma, United States) on 18 October 2010 in Lifestyle & Culture.

Marines wait on the benches behind their target points for their time to shoot the 500-yard slow fire for their annual rifle qualification. A Marine is expected to be able to place a shot within a human silhouette target at 500 yards regardless of weather conditions. Headshots at this distance are a common occurrence.

Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III 1/8000 second F/1.2 ISO 50 85 mm

Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III
1/8000 second
F/1.2
ISO 50
85 mm