21st Century Digital #29

Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Only steps left after 2005 Hurricane Katrina, Mississippi coast, Mississippi, 2006. March 3.

Only steps left after 2005 Hurricane Katrina, Mississippi coast, Mississippi, 2006. March 3.

Photograph retrieved from the Library of Congress, www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2010630054/. (Accessed March 07, 2017.)

Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

Photograph: Carol M. Highsmith

Medium: 1 photograph : digital, TIFF file, color.

Highsmith, a distinguished and richly published American photographer, has donated her work to the Library of Congress since 1992. Starting in 2002, Highsmith provided scans or photographs she shot digitally with new donations to allow rapid online access throughout the world. Her generosity in dedicating the rights to the American people for copyright free access also makes this Archive a very special visual resource.

Note – This image has been digitally adjusted for one or more of the following:
– fade correction,
– color, contrast, and/or saturation enhancement
– selected spot and/or scratch removal
– cropped for composition and/or to accentuate subject matter
– straighten image

21st century digital, disaster images, history, landscape, mississippi, photography

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  • Hilary Melton-Butcher Aug 26, 2017

    Hi Mike – I wonder what this storm will bring this time … I sincerely hope it’s not as bad as Katrina. I looked up Carol Highsmith and her work is extraordinary … a fantastic archive for the Library of Congress to be given … cheers Hilary
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    • Mike Aug 26, 2017

      Harvey was a hard blowing storm when it landed — and now it’s going to linger with lots of rain and lots of flooding. We may get some of the remnants after it starts moving late next week. One estimate said that we could get 3 to 5 inches of rain — and the ground is already saturated from the nearly 8 inches we’ve gotten in the last 10 days — but the forecast is constantly changing.

      Highsmith is a wonder — and she is continuing to add new photos to her collection at the Library of Congress.
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