If the Levee Breaks . . .

© Robert Brown

If the Levee Breaks . . .

Erland Pillegaard 12/29/2003 9:33:55 AM

Wonderful pictures #83186

Ellen Peach 12/29/2003 10:11:08 AM

Excellent shot, Robert, and great job with the tone! #310981

Kasia Elser 12/29/2003 10:34:35 AM

Great shot! #310996

Murry Grigsby 12/29/2003 11:32:37 AM

You sure mad a beautiful image of this sad situation, Robert! #311036

Sharon D. Waters 12/29/2003 12:22:37 PM

Very beautiful!!! #311067

Ann Texter 12/29/2003 1:20:43 PM

Very beautiful photo! #311087

Robert Brown 12/29/2003 1:40:53 PM

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. #311096

Jill Battaglia 1/15/2004 5:48:05 AM

Excellent! Congrats Robert! #332044

Sharon E. Lowe 1/15/2004 6:00:13 AM

Congrats Robert - well deserved!! Taking any classes this term? #332116

Donna R. Moratelli 1/15/2004 6:03:02 AM

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. #332138

Ann Texter 1/15/2004 6:08:28 AM

Congratulations Robert! This is such a wonderful photograph! #332166

Hasmik Hatamian 1/15/2004 9:35:37 AM

Congratulations Robert. This is one of my favorits. Well deserved. #333027

Jean Papo 1/15/2004 10:32:34 AM

Congratulations, Robert! Well done! #333230

Evy Johansen 1/15/2004 11:10:36 AM

Beautiful image, Robert! Many congratulations - Well derserved! #333382

Ellen Peach 1/15/2004 3:53:59 PM

Congratulations, Robert! #333994

Cathy Barrows 1/15/2004 6:30:55 PM

Congrats! sad story but a great shot #334377

Patricia A. Cale 1/15/2004 8:36:29 PM

Sorry to hear about the flood, Bob, but it made a great shot! Congratulations! #334521

Patrick Campbell 1/15/2004 9:47:49 PM

Congrats on your fine image making the finals, Bob. Hope to see you in person one of these days! #334625

Susie Peek-Swint 1/16/2004 3:18:31 AM

Sad for the people in the floods but it sure made for a beautiful image -- well done and congrats on the finals!! #334935

Susana Matos 2/1/2004 2:37:49 AM

wow, this is a favorite in my book!!! Congratulations,
Cheers from Portugal, Su #356422

Robert Brown 2/4/2004 7:46:03 AM

Su, thanks for your comment! #361524

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Description

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.

Uploaded on 12/29/2003 9:02:27 AM

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