A gravel road stretching toward bad weather in northeastern Oregon’s wheat county, after scanning in SilverFast 8 and a pass with Topaz Labs’ Simplicity, using the Watercolor settings.
A bright winter sky complements this snow-covered accident scene, except it isn’t snow—it’s foam, applied by a team of firefighters who were part of a large-scale emergency response to the train’s derailment. The bitterly cold morning is easily recalled nearly twenty years later (no gloves!), and it stands out in my memory as literally the biggest Oops! I’ve photographed.
Doesn’t ‘expecting the unexpected’ make the unexpected expected? —George Carlin
A pine forest on a foggy morning in Yellowstone, taken a few years after the wildfires of 1988 changed the landscape.