April 18, 2013

Funnel Cloud, Minnesota

Photograph by Mitch Dobrowner

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19 comments
journee journee
journee journee

I like how it is over a cornfield and that it is black and white this is a beautiful picture nice job.

Shannon T
Shannon T

What a sinister shot! Well done Mitch!

Beverly Clark
Beverly Clark

I enjoy the emails that direct me to things like this... and even found one taken at Point Reyes where we go in the summer months and surprised I even realized where it was off the plant in the foreground of the beach!!! Luv it

Stephen Dodge
Stephen Dodge

Is this suppose to the best photo of submitted for the day?  Or one selected for publication in the subject area.  I hope not because the corn is a bit tall for April.

Tina Wade-Lucas
Tina Wade-Lucas

Eerie photo. But beautiful. The black and white makes it more eerie. And it could just be me but in the clouds, more to the left, it looks like an image of a person lying down on their side covering their face/forehead with their left hand. I always see images in clouds.

Xava Paredes
Xava Paredes

Cuando veo la foto, me da una sensación de frio.

SamanthaLyn Samuelson
SamanthaLyn Samuelson

The corn is so very uniform.  Love the way the light lands on it!  And the drama of the light landing on the funnel so shows the funnerl..cool!!

Dan Dady
Dan Dady

Nice, great depth and drama. Also good choices in desaturating filter selections in order to highlight the corn.

K.C. Compton
K.C. Compton

Glorious photo. Would suck to be there, but the image is spectacular. 
Does anyone know how to download on a Mac (no right-mouse click ...)

Lillian Cai
Lillian Cai

@K.C. Compton Go to system preferences to change the right-click command. Choose Trackpad -> Point & Click -> Secondary Click. Dan's command + click also works. 

Dan Fundela
Dan Fundela

@K.C. Compton on a Mac Control-Click is the same as right-click.  Hold the Control key down and click.  You can also use an inexpensive two-button mouse.

Mike Brown
Mike Brown

@Aaron Schordock

Some photos don't have a "download" button. You have to right-mouse-click on the image and click on "save image as" to get it to your computer.

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