After being snow bound for the the last two weeks the weather finally changed. From minus 5 into the 40s, stormy clouds provided torrential downpours and the accumulated snow was washed away in one night. Now the winds blew at gale force... and we, well, we just has to get out of our berg and go on a photo expedition. The sun was intermittent and the tumbleweeds, common to our high desert surroundings, rolled across the landscape and often traversed our road as we made our way into the rural hinterlands of Central Oregon. They appeared to be attacking our car... so we played dodgeball with them. But, when we came across this accumulation of tumbleweeds heaped into a pile... still advancing along the road... we made a stop to enjoy the "pictorial" quality of the bizarre obstruction. Like the 1950s science fiction "The Blob" this alien like conglomeration sent us into our own "outer limits."
Found on Dodds road, rural Deschutes County, Oregon
New Years Day, 2009
16x20 Inch archival giclee art print
Image dimensions are @11.3x17 inches
Heavyweight 270 gsm Satin paper
Signed/Dated on lower white border
Clear sleeved on acid free foam core
Shipped flat, insured with delivery confirmation
My archival giclee print offers an exquisite range of tonality and brilliancy faithfully capturing this rural subject. Makes a strong impression in this larger 16x20 inch format. Suitable for immediate safe viewing (the print is clear sleeved on foam core board) and ready for framing.
"Bizarre Tumbleweed" Copyright © 2009 by Clyde Keller
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