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Washed Out

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By MushroomMagic   |   Watch
Published: October 15, 2007
© 2007 - 2019 MushroomMagic
Yes, this is a road. It was washed out a while ago, during a big storm (i believe it was during that big windstorm we had back in Dec 06). needless to say, the salmon now cross that road. Behind the sandbard there is a raging river over buckled pavement, but couldnt get the shot I wanted. Come next summer, I'll hike this road and fully document the damage (assuming it won't be fixed yet).

Index, WA









RAW+Photoshop
I've been having doubts in submitting this photo, so let me know what you think, still might move to scraps.
Image size
800x538px 345.04 KB
IMAGE DETAILS
Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
Shutter Speed
1/250 second
Aperture
F/3.5
Focal Length
18 mm
ISO Speed
100
Date Taken
Oct 11, 2007, 12:13:55 PM
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Scoobie-fan-gurl's avatar
Scoobie-fan-gurl Photographer
OH WOW!!!!!!!! That is so amazing! The power of nature is kind of scary, isn't it?!
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nature is ridiculously powerful!
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Elora-DanenProfessional General Artist
i love the mix of human and nature here, with nature as the obvious winner. interesting that the thumbnail looks like a placid little waterfall but upon closer inspection the damage is evident. still looks placid tho... i personally LIKE the deep contrast between the sky and the shades in both corners. this is an interesting capture, nice perspective. thanks for sharing. :)
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not a problem, thank you so much for the insightful thoughts
Skipychic's avatar
I think I'll be obeying the road rules and not overtaking on that road, lol..

talk about washaways!!! I dont think my dad would be able to fix that with a log or two lol..
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hehe it goes on for quite a while
Skipychic's avatar
aaahhh a huge back of stopping plaster will fix it.. (I can hear my dad say) Stopping plaster fixes everything.. lol..
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pulbernHobbyist General Artist
Thats beautiful in a sad way.
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its rather humbling, to see how nature doesnt give a hoot about us, and will do her own thing.
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CelebrienHobbyist Photographer
I really like this picture. It has an Ansel Adams feel to it with the contrast of black and white. You did a very good job composition wise. ^_^
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MushroomMagic Photographer
thank you very much! good to hear that people enjoy it, i was really skeptical of putting this up here, because personally i do not like this photo that much.
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Aurora-Marille Photographer
I think its a great shot documenting whats happened there. I like the balance of white and black. Very cool.
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thanks margaret!
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silivrenwolfProfessional Photographer
I really like this shot but there just seems to be something missing... not quite sure what though. Try playing with the channel mixer in monochrome. I think you can get some good stuff out of it =D
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MushroomMagic Photographer
thanks for the critique angela, ill keep that in mind.
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silivrenwolfProfessional Photographer
No problem. Just saying what I think could help out a bit.
Thalden's avatar
Cool. I don't know what to say.
Other than that I hope there's a detour.
MushroomMagic's avatar
MushroomMagic Photographer
not really a detour, unless you count going about 20 - 30 miles off course :p
Tar-Vanimelde's avatar
's an awesome shot, but the whites are a bit overexposed and the left side is really dark...
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yea, lighting here was quite difficult.
glasseye1's avatar
I like it

Its like you have all these really solid hard perspective lines in a picture from the road and then half of it is erroded and broken by the abstract shapes of the waterfall

cool
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thanks for your thoughts!
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