The Long Trail. The Long Trail is a hiking trail located in Vermont, running the length of the state. It is the oldest long-distance trail in the United States,constructed between 1912 and 1930 by the Green Mountain Club.
(Ansel Adams - Thundercloud, Lake Tahoe, I admire the composition of the overall photograph and how the back lighting on the cloud creates depth and contrast which is shown throughout the entire image.
I might do a painting like this, but rather than painting a streak with a person. I'd paint a streak of emotions, or possibly things that have triggered sever emotions in my past. The paintbrush painting this caught my eye.