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Stormclouds at Daybreak


Stormclouds at Daybreak
Photo Information
Copyright: Jay Meeuwig (Shoot_Score) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 445 W: 302 N: 670] (2376)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-01-20
Categories: Seascape, Ocean, Sky
Camera: Fuji Finepix S7000
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-01-20 23:15
Viewed: 3932
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I really was due to post a small critter, a wildflower or some combo of same...But then Rick asked for "STORMCLOUDS"...

Since I have excellent connections with the weather service in the Maritimes there was but one problem: getting up early! Here I was at 7:15 AM already photographing pre-dawn stormclouds. However, later on I found much better colour, as the sun rays were being blocked by alternating layers of clouds. The "window" seen in this shot lasted less than a minute as the clouds were flying by at quite a clip.

This one was my pick out of a bunch of shots. Any guesses why? Jay

Photo shot at 08:38AM. Scaled to 30% for TN; trimmed 54 pixels total on left and right to meet 800 pixels.
Captioned with JPeG quality at 98, then posted.

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Discussions
ThreadThread Starter Messages Updated
To NellyD: Gull? What gull? Which gull?Shoot_Score 4 01-28 07:24
To anniejo: The early bird...Shoot_Score 1 01-23 21:50
To claudine: Black back gullShoot_Score 1 01-22 19:09
To Adanac: Gull? What gull? Which gull?Shoot_Score 3 01-21 21:00
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Hi Jay ,
very nice image .
well composition and splendid sky.
great and gorgeous scenery.
thanks for sharing
regards
Saeed

Hi Jay,
Superb composition of this very nice scene, since it's in Sambro Harbour. Sun rays through the clouds and trees in the foreground are my favorite. You even have a gull in the photo, thus your small critter, lol. Thanks Jay
Rick

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  • wuta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 2 N: 617] (2142)
  • [2007-01-21 14:19]

Hello Jay , It's A Beautifull shot ,good compositie colours beauty sky and light ,tfs Greetings Teunie .

Hello Jay,
I like exposure in this picture; you had good control over it. Nice POV and composition too with this flying bird. You caught this shot in a good timing. Well done with beautiful colors! Thanks,
Claudine

GREAT early morning shot!!
I love the sun/cloud interaction in this photo, and your composition of the elements that make up the shot, ie, trees, clouds, sun, AND, a GULL in a strategic position!!
GOOD job on this one!!

Hi Jay,

This is really an amazing shot!
Those clouds look very impressive, great colours and POV and excellent timing on photographing the bird.
Beautiful work!
TFS

Greetings, Nel

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