Nature Conquers Man II

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© John Linton
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I took this photo of the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans (not far from the Industrial Canal levee break) with a Wal-Mart throw away camera on 19 February 2006.

iPhoto crop & picnik resize

In the Nature Conquers Man: Katrina photo essay.

18 responses

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    WOW! We went to Biloxi to try and help out with AC work and I was so overwhelmed by the destruction there. Those disposable cameras do an awesome job.

  • peggy gardner

    peggy gardner gave props (19 Jun 2009):


  • Michael Lynch

    Michael Lynch gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    This one's best for the Theme !

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    I am surprised at how good those disposable cameras do! It has been a LONG time since I tried one. BTW,this is an EXCELLENT entry.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    Excellent entry for such a sad situation!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (19 Jun 2009):


  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    Great composition of this unbelievable devastation. Even after seeing all the footage on the news, this has amazing emotional impact. Excellent shot for the theme.

  • s w

    s w gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    my goodness, nature's destruction can be so astounding. thanks for sharing. important shot and entry.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    Sad,,but fabulous entry

  • Ted Gorczyca

    Ted Gorczyca gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    well done, great job

  • Gary Fudge

    Gary Fudge (Deleted) gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    Think I may have just seen the winning shot...

  • Renee Cettie

    Renee Cettie gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    perfect for the theme, i was there in May of 06 and the lower Ward looked pretty much the same as in this photo...unbelievable

  • Leanna Lomanski

    Leanna Lomanski gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    Great entry..........what Mother Nature wants, Mother Nature takes.

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    Wow! Good choice for this theme!

  • diana

    diana (Deleted) gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    this makes me sad... and i guess it really hasn't improved much. i can't imagine what those people went thru.

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (21 Jun 2009):

    Powerful image!!

  • Kevin Ellis

    Kevin Ellis gave props (22 Jan 2010):

    A throw away house for a throw away camera!! Well Done

  • Christopher Ekfeldt

    Christopher Ekfeldt said (1 Aug 2010):

    What a destruction!

    Good for the theme!

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