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Storm Gods at Play

By SteveNZ  
This is one of those 'not sure if I really like it or not' photos.

Sheltering from driving rain and seaspray behind a large sign in the car park at the port I captured some stormy sea images (amazing how quickly the light and conditions change).

All are quite grey. Varying shutter speeds seem to convey different moods.

ISO100, F/8, 1.3sec.

All critique welcomed.


Tags: Clouds Sea Stormy Storm Ocean Nz Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature Tasman Night and low light

Voters: StephenBrighton, paulknight, BURNBLUE and 28 more

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paulknight 6 2 8 New Zealand
25 May 2010 12:00PM
Well, I think it is great. I hope it will grow on you so to speak. I wonder where it was. Well done, Paul (also near Tasman side)

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SteveNZ 8 4 5 United Kingdom
25 May 2010 12:06PM

Quote:... I wonder where it was. Well done, Paul (also near Tasman side)

Thanks, Paul - Forgot to mention location... New Plymouth, Taranaki.
25 May 2010 12:07PM
Just love this sky... An appropriate title !
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
25 May 2010 12:09PM
The sky itself makes this a keeper! Beautiful. Wish I could see it large.
Oliverpants 7 2 2 England
25 May 2010 12:52PM
I love it Steve - it kind of plays with your mind a bit till you work out what is what. Fabulous almost mono tones and a great sky. Ann
shandoor 7 1 United Kingdom
25 May 2010 1:00PM
I too love this image makes one want to look and see more great shot
25 May 2010 1:04PM
Looks an excellent shot to me.
Jalapeno 6 127 2 Iceland
25 May 2010 1:06PM
Beautiful job Smile) lovely tones!
SteveNZ 8 4 5 United Kingdom
25 May 2010 1:09PM
Thanks all... I was very close to deleting this shot!
tmann 11 4 2 United States
25 May 2010 2:27PM
awesome storm clouds - excellent comp & great moody sky!!!!!!!
25 May 2010 10:03PM
Works very well, i would be proud to possess this image in my archives.
beautiful image, well done!
Jo12 6 England
29 Jun 2010 7:54PM
Beautiful shot!
DiegoDesigns 10 117 6 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2010 3:42PM
Great atmosphere you caught here, my only thought otherwise is I'm not keen on the typography... Dave
User_Removed 8 26 2 United States
19 Aug 2010 1:31AM
Gorgeous! It looks real, but then again, not quite - fascinating!
(Thanks for visiting.)
Alan_Coles 10 177 11 Wales
19 Aug 2010 6:48AM
Some cracking tones in this...the sky is superb.
cheesey 10 2 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2010 12:37PM
Lovely comp and mood. Great shot.
jeanmarie 7 12 England
29 Jan 2011 3:33PM
love the tones, great sense of movement in image and deserves an RCSmile
Jellyfire 4 41 4 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2012 12:11AM
Dont know how you could fail to like it, its a great shot!

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