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mibreit
07-29-2010, 03:08 AM
Hello. I thought I would post this shot. Even in germany bad weather can sometimes bring out good photo opportunities :-)

I had recently found this beautiful field of sunflowers. The last days here were quite rainy and as two days ago in the evening the clouds started to break up a bit I drove back to this field. It was great!
Before taking this shot I had plenty of different cloud formations in the sky and good light.

This is as so often these days once again the very last shot of a shooting. happens quite a lot that I'm out shooting for more than an hour but only when I'm leaving I take the special shot. Here it was the stormy sky appearing again which made the shot for me. hope you like it.

Details:
f/11+focusstacking (foreground shot ISO200 and f/6,7 to freeze motion)
3 exp Bracketing + DRI

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4147/4838009758_2ffcf80fa9_b.jpg

JAS_Photo
07-29-2010, 03:20 AM
That is an awesome capture mibriet!

Lovin
07-29-2010, 03:39 AM
That is an awesome capture !
I like the tones, sharpness, composition.
Well done !

Mad Aussie
07-29-2010, 05:32 AM
Excellent shot! Well processed!

casil403
07-29-2010, 08:48 AM
Stunning and striking image. I am itching to find a sunflower field to shoot. :)

Iguanasan
07-29-2010, 08:51 AM
What a wonderful image. I was going to nominate it but JAS beat me to it.

Marko
07-29-2010, 10:31 AM
Gorgeous shot. way moody - way cool. The juxtaposition of sunflowers and storm clouds is awesome.:highfive:

miker
07-29-2010, 10:34 AM
Excellent shot - Really stands out! Well done:clap:

mibreit
07-29-2010, 11:03 AM
thank you!!

Always good to see if a shot from (nearly) the backyard is received so well! Shows me that I don't always have to travel to distant countries to get the shot :-)

cheers

Ernst-Ulrich Schafer
07-29-2010, 12:50 PM
Fun, Fun, Fun!!!!

Matt K.
07-29-2010, 10:06 PM
Definetly one for the WOW factor. Kinda hits you with it's beauty, incredible shot, and deserving of the nomination :highfive:

Bambi
07-29-2010, 10:49 PM
I agree with everyone, it's awesome and well deserving of the nomination!

QuietOne
07-31-2010, 02:18 AM
heck of a mood with that sky! I'm glad it was nominated.

Richard
07-31-2010, 04:05 AM
heck of a mood with that sky! I'm glad it was nominated.absolutely a well deserved nomination.