Friday, August 21, 2009

The Storm II

This photo was taken about 20 minutes after Storm I. The small rainbow in the lower right corner is well camouflaged by the rich sunset colors.

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20 comments:

ms toast burner said...

You've done it again, Russ; you have a knack for capturing both the beauty and the terror of nature. Fantastic!

Quiet Paths said...

Wow, I really love the light and dark. And that color! Inspiring.

Louise said...

This is spectacular! Thanks for the link, because that one was as well. Nothing like storms in your part of the country!

Gaelyn said...

What an amazing shot and storm. The rainbow sure is subtle. Hope you didn't get soaked.

JPT said...

Stunning - I study the weather and this is a great shot for me!

kaye said...

ditto ms toast burners comments

Eric said...

WOW, never seen a sky like this, Thanks for sharing and the colors are simply stunning. Looks like the Northern Light(aurora borealis.

Have a nice and creative Skywatch friday!!

Greetings from NL

Sylvia K said...

You never, ever disappoint, Russ! This is another mind boggler! Incredibly beautiful shot and colors!

Have a great weekend! Can't wait to see the next shot!

Sylvia

Steve B said...

Wow.

SandyCarlson said...

Russ, that is astounding.

J Bar said...

Amazing.
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Regina said...

Simply awesome.

chrome3d said...

What an avalanche of watercolours! The orange wash is simply superb.

fourwindsphotojournal said...

I like it. It kind of makes me think of a storm on Mars-like I have been there!

Jack said...

WOW! i have ever seen this before...thanks for such a nice post..


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VALKYRIEN said...

My jaw dropped! What a magical shot! And I can see the rainbow!

joshi daniel said...

looks so unreal! really beautiful!

T and S said...

Stunning color tones and the sense of action captured is marvelous.

Happily Retired Gal said...

WOW ... what an amazing sight and marvelous photo!
Hugs and blessings,

Russ said...

Thank you, all!