In all of these frames have a sniper, which aims directly at the camera
• there is a sniper who aims directly at the camera
All of these frames
The photographer Simon Menner (Simon Menner) in 2010 came into contact with the command of the German army to make a series of photographs entitled "Camouflage" (Camouflage). After receiving permission, he spent two separate photo shoots: one in the "boring" forest in northern Germany, with young and inexperienced soldiers, and the second - in the German Alps, with a group of elite special forces.
Although the photographer has positioned his work as a conceptual approach to the problems of conflict and war, the pictures are also very instructive in terms of how the military camouflage on rough terrain.
In this case, although the photographs shows the real hidden snipers, many of the audience questioned the authenticity of the images that Menner seems very funny.
"First of all, it's all real, - he says. - I doubt should go to the German army. In each frame, there were snipers, who were ordered to aim the camera so that they could see me, even though I hardly ever saw them. Received their training means that some images no trace of them to be seen, even if you look at the image pixel by pixel. "