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Battered by Hurricane Arthur
Battered by Hurricane Arthur
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Challenge: Wind IV (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D7100
Lens: Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED VR
Location: St. Andrews New Brunswick
Date: Jul 5, 2014
Aperture: F10
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/640
Date Uploaded: Jul 10, 2014

WOW! Thank you everyone! I was on holidays in St. Andrews New Brunswick when Hurricane Arthur ripped through the area. It was devistating to the area. St. Andrews is on the Bay of Fundy and the tides can reach over 30 feet. Everything lined up poorly for this small town as Arthur hit. The tides were coming in and the winds where in the opposite direction of the incoming seas. The last I heard 9 boats broke away from their moorings. Some smashing on shore and one lost at sea. What was so incredible is how the town pulled together to help each other. My daughter and I left the next morning at ten and most trees and damage were already taken care of. The town was also hosting a 1/2 iron man race with over 600 visitors in town to participate and they pulled it off!

Six trees feel at the B&B we were staying at with one hitting the window of our room. It was quite the trip. Scary and exciting all at once.

Thanks again!

Statistics
Place: 4 out of 66
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Avg (commenters): 7.6667
Avg (participants): 6.2857
Avg (non-participants): 6.6410
Views since voting: 638
Views during voting: 137
Votes: 74
Comments: 7
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07/18/2014 08:01:45 AM
I figured there'd be an Arthur photo or two in this challenge. You didn't disappoint.
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07/18/2014 03:33:58 AM
Wohoo, well done Tracey.
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07/18/2014 12:37:20 AM
Tracey!! Congrats, awesome photo :)
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07/18/2014 12:20:49 AM
Great finish Tracey! Congrats on getting the Green!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/17/2014 05:37:32 PM
Now here I feel the wind!
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07/11/2014 08:46:28 AM
Awesome wind capture! The privys of living on the ocean! (not voted yet)
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07/11/2014 12:30:23 AM
Scarey!
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