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Wind - October 16, 2013

The original photo for this digitally manipulated photo composition comes from a wind farm in North Dakota. North Dakota produces a significant parts of its energy from wind (despite the recent oil boom). When I got back to the computer after a day of shooting I started to think about how I could use this or one of its sister images to suggest the movement of air in a way that was unconventional (e.g., showing something beyond just the of the wind turbines blades).  The more I played with this photo in my digital darkroom, the less conventional and more whimsical the image became until I eventually created what you see above.  I call this photo”Wind” and hope you will  enjoy this as my entry in the Word a Week Photo Challenge – Wind.”

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The Word A Week Challenge – Favorite is indeed a challenge because what my favorite photo is changes from time to time. Paralyzed by indecision, I finally decided to post several of my favorites, which as you will see comprise quite an eclectic group.


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  Esther Mae - July 30, 2010 - 151On Edge 2  Flag Flies at Sunset

A WORD A WEEK CHALLENGE – ACTION Sparkle - July 15, 2012 - 004

Butterflies - 6 - August 11, 2011-Edit

Wind_Camera_USA Minot Air Show - 839 - July 04, 2012

Trip to Sky Dancer - July 25, 2013 - 274-Edit-Edit-Edit-Edit

I guess it is not too surprising that when hills poke above the plain, they catch a lot of wind. North Dakota is a major supplier of wind power-based electricity. Wind farms dot the countryside.

Trip to Sky Dancer - July 25, 2013 - 277-Edit

Today’s wind turbine is not the wind mill of the past.

Trip to Sky Dancer - July 25, 2013 - 254-Edit