A wind blows

Challenge #11 in the Don's Series series. Hosted by Don Wan.
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Invisible and yet powerful winds are an essential part of nature. In this challenge, show how winds effects nature, people or animals and how it can have both a gentle caress and be a unstoppable force.
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Wind - Natures Vandal
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A pine tree that succummed to the force of the wind. Last week in Central Portugal the area experienced some uncharacteristically high winds. I found this tree in the a pine forest and it was the only one in the immediate area that had been snapped. There was a fair bit of wind damage throughout the district.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 17th March, 2009 12:24 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 16th March, 2009
Focal length: 5.6 mm
Shutter speed: -118203/25000000 sec
Aperture: F4.8
ISO: 50
Notes: Nothing Technical about this one. Jpeg straight from camea. Very small PP to brightness and contrast. Shot with the wifes pocket sized P&S.
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