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Runmonty
01-07-2015, 05:33 PM
Yesterday we had an extreme weather day with a sunny 42 degrees Celsius followed by thunderstorms. I had reason to be out of the city as the storms rolled in. I was lucky to be in extremely bright sunlight at the same time as the dark cloud approached. I spent an hour or so trying to stay ahead of the storms clouds before they finally caught me. Made for some dramatic skies and some crazy contrasting light.

This shot is pretty much straight out of camera with only some minor micro-contrast adjustments in the clouds and some sharpening.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8585/15605917433_eb6aab3a0c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pM3pxX)Approaching storm (https://flic.kr/p/pM3pxX) by runmonty (https://www.flickr.com/people/56001877@N04/), on Flickr

Runmonty
01-08-2015, 03:41 AM
and another

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8675/16228847225_b4c7d759d8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qJ65SM)storms-2 (https://flic.kr/p/qJ65SM) by runmonty (https://www.flickr.com/people/56001877@N04/), on Flickr

Randitola
01-11-2015, 02:59 PM
That's ne angry looking sky there....love the contrast against the sunlit field

Runmonty
01-13-2015, 12:28 AM
Thanks Randi. Yes it was quite a sight to see it rolling in.

Marko
01-13-2015, 07:28 AM
wow. Really cool clouds, light and lines.

Hillbillygirl
02-13-2015, 08:36 PM
wow. Really cool clouds, light and lines.


Agreed. Really like both of these.

Runmonty
02-13-2015, 11:17 PM
Thanks Marko & HBG. Just some really cool weather for photography and I was lucky to be where I was at that time.

Runmonty
02-13-2015, 11:23 PM
Thanks James, I appreciate the comment and hey.... welcome to the forum.