Ike

By Guido Trombetta on 4:11 PM ,
After having devastated the Caribbean, hurricane "Ike" has reached the USA releasing its destructive power on Texas. As it happens quite often tragedies could become the source of great pictures. In this case I've been particularly affected by four images.

The first one seems a psychedelic picture until you focus the pump jack...
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A sheen of oil is seen around a pump jack surrounded by flood waters caused by Hurricane Ike, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008 in High Island, Texas.


The communicative strength of the following three simply leave me without words.
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A home is left standing among debris from Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas.

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GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A sailboat washed ashore by Hurricane Ike rests in the parking lot of an apartment complex September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts.

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Ap Photo by Tony Gutierrez
An alligator crosses Gulfway drive into Hurricane Ike flood waters on the Bolivar Peninsula, Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, near High Island , Texas.

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