Thursday, August 20, 2009

I got absolutely drenched taking this photo of an oncoming thunderstorm passing over the city last week, but it was well worth it. (Skywatch Friday)


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42 comments:

tapirgal said...

I think it was worth getting drenched - I hope you do, too. This is totally gorgeous!

Gill - That British Woman said...

I love the texture in the clouds....

Gill

Audun said...

Looks like a lot of water stored in those skies.....

Rob Ripma said...

Wow, love the texture you captured in the clouds!

Eric said...

Good composition, nice color too!!

Have a nice Skywatch Friday

miss marple said...

Great colours in this picture!worth getting wet...

Erin said...

like the depth of the shot...and the lighting over the city in the rear...lovely capture guy.

Ellie said...

Wow - those are heavy clouds ! I would stay at home if I see those - you were brave to chase them!

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Hahaha! Well, it's a good thing you realize it was for a very good cause. ;-)

Deborah Godin said...

Oh yes, you (and we) wouldn't have wanted to miss that!! Stunning!

storyteller at Sacred Ruminations said...

Such sacrifices we make for our photographs ;--)
Lovely stormy skies!
Hugs and blessings,

Kevin said...

Great looking sky. I think getting drenched is half the fun when you are doing photography!

JOE TODD said...

I like the way those clouds are framed in the photo

Crafty Gardener said...

It was worth every drop. It's nice to meet another Canadian blogger.

Frank said...

Fantastic. Incredible sky and soaked to the skin, too. Thank for braving the weather for us. It was worth it.

Carol said...

Beautiful!...worth the drenching....I love the strip of light holding back the dark clouds...

Ana said...

Great shot!

Titania said...

Run before you get wet! Picture or no picture must have been the question; it is beautiful!

Lois said...

Definitely worth it! That is a dramatic shot.

April said...

Wonderful photo of the thunderstorm and the city skyline!

Sylvia K said...

Fantastic shot, such lovely colors and definitely worth the drench, Guy! But then yours always are! And I look forward to them every week!

Have a lovely weekend!

Sylvia

zbest said...

Simply awesome!

Janie said...

I wasn't the one drenched, but I do think it's a great photo and I enjoyed seeing it!

Tammie Lee said...

The clouds in your photo look alive and undulating with light and movement. Nice capture!
spirithelpers

Dimple said...

I believe you got drenched! Great shot, the clouds look 3D even on the computer screen.

Cindy said...

Looks like something out of the movies. Nice dramatic effect.

Mirage said...

For the love of taking great photos! Why, thank you, but I hope no colds were included...take care! beautiful texture of the clouds!

J Bar said...

Good one.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

Beautiful skywatch shot. Looks like quite the storm.

Karine said...

Wow, that sky certainly does look 'vocal'! I don't doubt you got drenched, well worth it though, it's a beautiful shot!

Jan's Place USA and Mt Forest Pictures said...

you are so right it was worth it, what a fantastic picture..wonderful!

Brit Gal Sarah said...

Ah how we have to suffer for our art Guy! Well worth it though.

Becky and Gary said...

OOH, this is a great one Guy. I love clouds, and I certainly agree it was worth getting wet! It's marvelous!
Happy SWF.
B.

TCKK said...

What awesome storm clouds!

Hildred and Charles said...

As always a marvelous photo.

luna miranda said...

gorgeous sky...love the colors.

Regina said...

Great sky!

Arija said...

Never mind about you getting drenches, it only makes you grow like the flowers, I just hope you managed to keep your camera dry!
Anyway, the picture was well worth the experience.

Elisabeth's bright side said...

Wonderful light in that picture!

Rob Inukshuk said...

A most excellent sky. Those clouds are fantastic and well worth suffering/soaking for your art!

Downtown Child said...

And so sayeth the angry sky!

Bim said...

This is a stunner! Totally worth getting drenched for that :)
Happy weekend!

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