Day 187 – The Tornado

7 Oct

No, I wasn’t storm chasing, although I would totally do that, instead I spent the evening at the Harvest Homecoming which is our annual fall festival. I am going to go more this weekend but I went down tonight to specifically take photos of the rides since it isn’t as crowded through the week as it is on the weekend.

This is a shot of a ride called The Tornado and I did and HDR rendering of it. I quite like it, it almost looks surreal to me and I think that is why I like it. I love the motion and the saturated colors. I have some other shots of the rides that I will eventually share but this is the one that caught my eye for the night. Enjoy!

 

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19 Responses to “Day 187 – The Tornado”

  1. Terri Jacobson October 7, 2010 at 11:01 pm #

    This is very cool.

    Sheesh is seems so late in the year to have a festival like this. Must be so much fun.

    • mindymilburn October 8, 2010 at 9:38 am #

      It is our October festival that we have every year, warm or cold people come out for it lol

      And thank you for the comment!

  2. Susan October 7, 2010 at 11:04 pm #

    I love it! It looks like an old-fashioned painting or drawing.

  3. Laura October 7, 2010 at 11:18 pm #

    Excellent! I love the colors, the sense of motion. Perfectly captured!

  4. Celina Wyss October 7, 2010 at 11:53 pm #

    Turned out great, love the colors and motion!

    • mindymilburn October 8, 2010 at 9:39 am #

      Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚ I went back and forth after I posted it wasn’t sure I like it.

  5. Shari October 8, 2010 at 12:49 am #

    Your title for this gave me a bit of a startle, lol. Too close to the other kind twice this summer here(have to say I wouldn’t mind doing the chasing thing either, but in a wide open field away from homes). Glad to see it is the fun tornado ๐Ÿ™‚ Great capture of light and motion, oh and FUN.

    • mindymilburn October 8, 2010 at 9:40 am #

      Oh yes, I don’t think I could handle the destruction, I am to empathetic lol.

      And thank you for the compliment of the photo ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Swapmeet Louie October 8, 2010 at 2:57 am #

    Whoa I feel sick just looking at it! ๐Ÿ™‚ Great picture! Did you actually ride this one?

    I love the motion in the shot… definitely shows the power of the machine. Glad you’re having fun at the festival!!!

    • mindymilburn October 8, 2010 at 9:41 am #

      I did not ride it ๐Ÿ™‚ But I love rides. I seem to remember trying to get you on a ride for my birthday and you refused LOL!

  7. ladybugfamily October 8, 2010 at 11:09 am #

    i love this shot! i’m drawn to all the colors and the swirlyness of it ๐Ÿ™‚

    and yes. i make up my own words. all the time.

  8. Stasia October 8, 2010 at 12:15 pm #

    Awesome! It looks like some kind of alien space craft!

  9. Fernando October 8, 2010 at 12:19 pm #

    Mindy, dessa vez vocรช realmente me surpreendeu! A imagem รฉ simplesmente alucinante, meus parabรฉns! It’s a great picture, very good! Congrats! Beijo!

  10. Kerri October 8, 2010 at 7:05 pm #

    This is so awesome!! I LOVE it! You are soooo creative with your images ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. Kathy October 9, 2010 at 1:42 am #

    I am glad you having to show for leaving me behind so long!
    This pic just has fun all over it!
    I love the Harvest Home Coming!!

  12. SHAZnyc October 11, 2010 at 1:14 pm #

    Very postcard like. NICE.

  13. BILL October 11, 2010 at 10:07 pm #

    WOW..Love the motion affect of the lights.. very cool!

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