How to Beat the Heat, Find Some Shade

By: ralphbarrera

Jun 01 2010

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Category: Photojournalism

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Aperture:f/7.1
Focal Length:200mm
ISO:100
Shutter:1/200 sec
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark II N

Beating the heat of the day under a majestic pecan tree Ronald Shifley takes a rest on a wrought iron bench on the Texas State Capitol grounds Tuesday afternoon. Even though summer is officially three weeks away the high temperatures are approaching 100 degrees by this weekend with today’s high at 95. “I’m working on getting my gear ready to work on the oil spill cleanup in Louisiana., said Shifley, who has plans to travel to find longtime work in that area.

Photo by Ralph Barrera/Austin American-Statesman

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