Daily Photo: August 29, 2011

That's a lot of water…

That’s a lot of water…

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, the rivers around us were flooded for weeks. This is just an example of one dam near us completely overflowing.

Camera: Nikon D90          ISO: 200          Focal Length: 52mm          Aperture: ƒ/16          Shutter Speed: 1/250

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Daily Photo: August 29, 2011

The rather frightening power of water.

Late last summer, there was severe flooding in our part of the country, and the dams on the rivers overflowed. What you can’t see here is that the bridge, a few hundred yards downstream, is underwater. Many, many people lost their homes; we were fortunate.