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If the Levee Breaks . . .
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If the Levee Breaks . . .
If the Levee Breaks . . .
Canon 20mm lens, ISO 400, f8@1/60, no filters. Desaturated and toned lightly in PS. I was out shooting and drove over a bridge to one of my favorite place to photograph, Svenson Island, and it was completely flooded. The levee had broken and the road to it was washing away. The field here is about 10 feet deep in water. The four houses on the island are all badly flooded.
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Erland Pillegaard
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    Wonderful pictures

12/29/2003 9:33:55 AM

 
Ellen Peach
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Excellent shot, Robert, and great job with the tone!

12/29/2003 10:11:08 AM

 
Kasia Elser
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Great shot!

12/29/2003 10:34:35 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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You sure mad a beautiful image of this sad situation, Robert!

12/29/2003 11:32:37 AM

 
Sharon D. Waters
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Very beautiful!!!

12/29/2003 12:22:37 PM

 
Ann Texter

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Very beautiful photo!

12/29/2003 1:20:43 PM

 
Robert Brown
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Erland, Ellen, Kasia, Murry, Sharon and Ann--thanks for all of your nice comments. I'm going to be posting more from the flood. Some people who live across from the island said a "flood" of small animals (mice, rabbits, rats, musk rats, nutria, etc) swarmed across the island's pastures toward the levee wall and over the bridge. Many didn't make it.

12/29/2003 1:40:53 PM

 
Jill Battaglia
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Excellent! Congrats Robert!

1/15/2004 5:48:05 AM

 
Sharon E. Lowe
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Congrats Robert - well deserved!! Taking any classes this term?

1/15/2004 6:00:13 AM

 
Donna R. Moratelli
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Congratulations Robert on this wonderful piece of fine art. Good luck in future endeavors. I'll touch base with you occasionally. I wish you the best in the publishing field too! It was so nice getting to know you.

1/15/2004 6:03:02 AM

 
Ann Texter

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Congratulations Robert! This is such a wonderful photograph!

1/15/2004 6:08:28 AM

 
Hasmik Hatamian
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Congratulations Robert. This is one of my favorits. Well deserved.

1/15/2004 9:35:37 AM

 
Jean Papo
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Congratulations, Robert! Well done!

1/15/2004 10:32:34 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Beautiful image, Robert! Many congratulations - Well derserved!

1/15/2004 11:10:36 AM

 
Ellen Peach
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Congratulations, Robert!

1/15/2004 3:53:59 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats! sad story but a great shot

1/15/2004 6:30:55 PM

 
Patricia A. Cale
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Sorry to hear about the flood, Bob, but it made a great shot! Congratulations!

1/15/2004 8:36:29 PM

 
Patrick Campbell
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Congrats on your fine image making the finals, Bob. Hope to see you in person one of these days!

1/15/2004 9:47:49 PM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Sad for the people in the floods but it sure made for a beautiful image -- well done and congrats on the finals!!

1/16/2004 3:18:31 AM

 
Susana Matos
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wow, this is a favorite in my book!!! Congratulations,
Cheers from Portugal, Su

2/1/2004 2:37:49 AM

 
Robert Brown
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Su, thanks for your comment!

2/4/2004 7:46:03 AM

 
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