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Samuel Hoffman - The Journal Gazette
Using nine block-and-tackle rigs, a Parks and Recreation crew hoists a 900-square-feet mesh gallery for the Butterflies of Belize exhibit, Monday at the Foellinger Freimann Botanical Conservatory. The new show runs April 16 through June 26.

Lifting Up

Camera: NIKON D2Hs

Shutter: 1/400 s

Aperture: f/2.8

Exposure Setting: Manual (Pattern Metering)

ISO: 400

Strobe Flash: Did Not Fire

Lens Focal Length: 21 mm

White Balance: Manual

Shooter's Comments: It took quad block-and-tackle sets to raise this tent, and after the Parks and Recreation crew sorted out the twisted lines and one set of blocks mounted upside down, the tent went up rather smoothly. A very tall ladder standing nearby provided a vantage point for an overall view of the scene.

- Samuel Hoffman, Photojournalist

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