Waterloo 200: artillery

One of my favourite images from the incredible Battle of Waterloo 200th anniversary reenactment in Belgium, which took place over two days and involved over 6,000 reenactors, 330 horses, 120 cannon and 2,600kg of gunpowder, and was watched by some 200,000 spectators. Pictured here, cannon firing during the reenactment of the Allied counterattack (Saturday 20 June 2015). © Rudolf Abraham

Battle of Waterloo 200th anniversary bicentenary 2015 Belgium © Rudolf Abraham photography
Battle of Waterloo bicentenary reenactment 2015 Belgium © Rudolf Abraham

Nikon D700 & 70-200/2.8
Photo copyright © Rudolf Abraham. All rights reserved. Images may not be copied, stored, distributed or published in any form without prior written permission from Rudolf Abraham.
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An enormous thank you to the wonderful Belgian Tourist Office for inviting me along.

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John Gregory
John Gregory
8 years ago

Stunning image Rudolf. The piece in question is the 6lbr of ‘Sandhams’s’ No. 9 Company, 3rd Battalion, Royal Foot Artillery.
http://www.artillerysociety.co.uk

John Gregory
John Gregory
8 years ago
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