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Time Warp

By paolodefaveri  
it had been bad weather for days, overcast and snowy. However the sky couldn't choose a better moment to start clearing off: the amazingly bright full moon night of mid of December. I knew that the full moon would have been special, as it was 8000 miles closer to Earth than how it usually is, and I was a bit frustrated therefore about the clouds. At 2AM I was ready for bed and just gave a quick look outside: I never went to sleep that night! I took this picture from a field beside home. I had noticed how fast the clouds were travelling in the sky and so I chose a composition with less ground and more sky. I knew the clouds would have drawn some beautiful stripes along their motion. What I had not expected was how beautifully the city lights of Turin (more than 20 miles away!) would have tinged the clouds with reds and purples.

Tags: Landscape and travel

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Strobe 13 1.3k United States
26 Dec 2008 11:58AM
Excellent exposure, good atmosphere in the sky
Marc
Mick_Clayton 13 52 United Kingdom
26 Dec 2008 12:03PM
I like this, it draws you in
carlw 15
26 Dec 2008 12:04PM
Great shot
Carl
jeanie Plus
17 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
26 Dec 2008 12:14PM
Love that movement in the sky, against the static foreground.
Jeanie
DOGSBODY 12 1.4k 30 England
26 Dec 2008 1:21PM
A beautiful minimalistic landscape with a super sky. Andy
26 Dec 2008 3:08PM
Great photo...
jenquest 18 561 1 Tokelau
26 Dec 2008 3:59PM
A beautiful sky.
Paintman Plus
14 1.5k 180 United Kingdom
26 Dec 2008 8:17PM
Superbly shot.

Alan.
cadman359 15 3
19 Feb 2009 9:20PM
great perspective ! lovely PF !!
KevinGoodchild 19 1.2k 9 England
9 Jun 2009 10:04AM
superb image, wonderful movement captured.

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