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Best bring the washin' in..

By sslovetub
Amazing squall that came out of nowhere during August of last year at the Whitby Folk Festival. Luckily had my pocket camera. The wind and rain that followed shortly after had to be seen to be believed.
Shot in colour, minor level adjust and a touch of dodge & burn.
Opportunist photo and the shot was dictated by the table I was stuck at. Wish I could have lost the hut on the right Sad
F/2.8

Tags: Weather Whitby Black and white Digitally manipulated Brooding Squall Landscape and travel

Voters: banehawi, woolybill1, MichaelAlex and 10 more


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Comments


beavis 11 19 Ireland
12 Feb 2007 9:07PM
Thats one hell of a shower on the way, looks like a tornado....works well in B&W..Good lighting and capture...The hut could probably be cropped out...

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12 Feb 2007 9:10PM
I tried a couple of crops but every which way I found that losing the right or bottom of the pic detracted from the shock & awe vibe of the little houses and their impending wet doom Smile
shed 12 586 England
12 Feb 2007 9:11PM
Like it. Great atmosphere here. Shame it's suffered a lot of compression in the upload, but all the basics are there: Interesting subject, good exposure, decent light etc etc...

Andrew

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JoolsM 10 England
12 Feb 2007 9:36PM
Like this image in black and white adds more drama, Good lighting. I would definately be heading for home with that brewing!

Regards
Joolsm
synaesthesia 12 389 England
13 Feb 2007 10:45AM
I see what you're saying about the hut on the right, but I don't feel it takes anything away from the image. That's ana amzing sky and would imaging there's a storm in there somewhere. Works great in mono and the detail of the buildings shine though beneath that anngry sky. Not bad for a dimage pocket camera!
Al.
cadman359 10 3
14 Feb 2007 2:27PM
wow what an image nice capture ! btw i think the hut gives a sense of distance and scale
XlenX 10
16 Feb 2007 6:20PM
I agree with cadman. The hut definitely gives depth...and I love depth in photographs.
So...er...leave the hut alone.
Grin

LEN
banehawi Plus
12 1.5k 3555 Canada
17 Feb 2007 10:29PM
Great clouds!

W
19 Feb 2007 1:03PM
Thanks guys, you've convinced me, i'm liking the hut now ^_^

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