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Thaarrrrr's a storrrm a brewin'

By MattB1987    
Evening all, today in Norfolk its been a bit on the stormy side so I threw caution to the wind and braved the weather for some photos of a very very angry sky.

I pitched up an almost immediately got a column of light which lit up my foreground perfectly against the background. I spent about 2 hours around this area watching two storms come from different sides and meet together which was a joy to watch.

Sadly the title image is a bit of a phony i must admit, the lightning is not genuine, its something I added afterwards, but hopefully you didn't notice. The rest of the image hasn't been messed about with too much though, just minor levels adjustments, saturation and a vignette.

Well hopefully if all goes well there will be a second version without the fake lightning, for the purists.

Thank you for looking at my photo, I hope you enjoy it and as always all comments and critique are much appreciated.

Cheers,
Matt

Tags: Nikon Photoshop Norfolk Digitally manipulated D7000 Landscape and travel Wymondham

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Comments


comma 8 108 6 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2012 8:50PM
moody image

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WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
25 Aug 2012 9:15PM
I like flicking between them and making the lightning flash!!Grin Nicely captured, Matt.

Dave
mixpics 4 1 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2012 9:24PM
I like version 2, great dramatic sky. Smile
Mick
Leilani 12 29 3 England
25 Aug 2012 10:38PM
Very dramatic! Fabulous! Smile
26 Aug 2012 1:15AM
Superb..Lin
Priti 4 5 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2012 4:40AM
Great work of art & creativity, fantastic gallery-inspirational!
Niknut Plus
6 1.2k 68 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2012 5:34PM
Oooooo....powerful stuff !!.....great shot !!
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2012 9:03PM
brilliant image Matt, being honest, I THINK IT WPOULD BE STRONGER WITHOUT THE ADDED LIGHENING................

,....But still s terrific image..love the windswept tree & the portent of the coming storm.

GarethSmile
clintQB 5 51 United Kingdom
27 Aug 2012 8:23PM
Brilliant image.......both versions work well
fazzer Plus
7 54 7 United Kingdom
27 Aug 2012 11:02PM
Excellent shot love the slant on the tree enhancing the stormy mood
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2012 10:28PM
Powerful and atmospheric sky. Well caught and like the manipulation adding lighting. paul
11 Sep 2012 9:58AM
Great and Powerful

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