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Interesting Photo of the Day: Colorado Rainstorm Captured by Airplane Passenger

The flooding in Colorado has been in the news this week, and even evidence-based science-type people—like the National Weather Service—describe the situation as “biblical.”  The city of Boulder got over 17 inches of rain in a week, with just over 9 of those inches coming in a single 24 hour period.  There’s over 1,200 people missing, nearly 12,000 evacuated from their homes; more than 1,500 homes were completely destroyed, and over 17,000(!) badly damaged.  The news on the ground has been horrifying, which makes the quiet beauty of this photo all the more menacing:

Downpour in Colorado (Via Imgur, Click for Larger Size)

The shot was taken from an airplane window and offers a unique perspective on the storms that have upended so many Coloradans.  Everything surrounding the storm looks so calm and peaceful, but for the subject of the shot.  The water seems like it’s being sprayed down with force, then splashing back up and forming a mist when it hits the ground.  On its own, without the news from Colorado as a backdrop, I’d think this were a stunning photo, real eye candy.  In context, though, it takes on a whole different tone, a tone which makes the photo even more powerful.

[via PictureCorrect Photography Tips]

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