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Shamal

By gpimages
A dual purpose upload today. Firstly another image from my mini series of travel and places I have lived, and since we have some shadows and it's Saturday, a Saturday shadows effort too.

A change from my usual landscape images, this is a shot taken when I lived in the UAE, of a crazy shamal (sandstorm). These things just come from nowhere without almost any notice but when they do the desert sand stings and visibility can be down to the hand in front of the face - literally.

Thank you for your comments and votes for 'Iced Water' and specially to Mike (mike 9005), Glenn (gconant) and Alfie (Alfie_P) for your Awards - brilliant, thank you!

Graham Wink

Tags: Sand Desert Shadows People Black and white Uae Sandstorm gpimages shamal

Voters: mike9005, DaveRyder, User_Removed and 45 more

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cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
21 Nov 2020 9:10AM
Taken with feeling 😁
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.9k 2457 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2020 9:19AM
Trying to return to the Tardis?
A shot that could only be taken wide angle, I have experienced this many years ago in Jordan. This capture the disorientation, it's a weird experience.
Saastad 2 16 15 Norway
21 Nov 2020 9:49AM
Lovely shadow shot!

Arne Smile
21 Nov 2020 10:43AM
Excellent shadow shot..Lin
21 Nov 2020 12:46PM
You have captured the wind very well,
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
21 Nov 2020 1:30PM
A fine capture, Graham, really shows off the windy conditions, and combined with sand flying about, not the best for the camera! 😲 At least you have the Saturday Shadows there, a bit lacking around here again... 😃
Trev 😀
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 19 Canada
21 Nov 2020 2:21PM
When the wind blows so hard the sand blows with it. Love the way you've composed this with the box on the right and the two ladies interacting.
AlfieK Plus
4 1 1 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2020 5:12PM
Wonderful composition. SmileSmileSmileSmile
Alfie
woolybill1 Plus
14 38 78 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2020 5:55PM
A beautifully balanced composition and a monochrome that speaks for itself.
Regards
Bill
21 Nov 2020 8:55PM
Very well composed and captured.
David
22 Nov 2020 2:39AM
A wonderful statement and photo, Graham.

Peter
gpimages Plus
11 66 2 England
22 Nov 2020 7:45AM
What a great response. Thanks so much all for your comments and votes and user awards. I very much appreciate them all. Smile
Graham Wink
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2020 9:26AM
Love the two silhouettes and the mood of the composition...
Good image, Isabel GrinGrin
gpimages Plus
11 66 2 England
23 Nov 2020 7:45AM
Thank you Isabel.
Graham Wink

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