Before the storm

Photo Information
I took the shot of the cloud in a hurry from the back of my hotel in Johannesburg while returning to my room. The sun emerged from another cloud briefly, and just long enough to highlight this cloud. But I had no time to choose my location and a dismal block of flats occupied the foreground, until I covered it with this woman. Some of the building protruded, but some nifty painting with the clone tool removed the unwanted bits and this is the result. BTW, the original cloud pic was taken with my Pentax ME Super, which is film of course. The cloud image then, is derived from a scan of a print.
17/09/2009 - 11:17Davidoff
CategoryLandscape / Travel
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Father Ted

Link Posted 17/09/2009 - 11:37
I know George hates the "Wow" comments, but this one warrants it.....simply...WOW!!!!
Getting there! Thanks to you guys

Pentax K10d, *istDL, Kit lens ( 18-55mm ), 50mm f1.7 lens, Tamron 70-300mm lens, Prinzflex 70-162 manual lens, Various old flashes.


Link Posted 17/09/2009 - 12:54
Lovely picture, well thought out and executed.


Link Posted 17/09/2009 - 13:05
Wow, thrice wow! - this is superb.

Steve O

Link Posted 17/09/2009 - 15:21
An even bigger "Wow!"
It looks like it could be from the film 'The Ten Commandments' when they were crossing the Red Sea.
Keep your words soft and nice in case you have to eat them.


Link Posted 17/09/2009 - 16:28
Goodness - such accolades are entirely unexpected, so many thanks for these
Pentax K10 + Pentax 18-55 + Sigma 28-135 + 50-500 + a large bagful of accessories.

I'm not young enough to know everything (Oscar Wilde)

George Lazarette

Link Posted 20/09/2009 - 00:10
I am indeed in agony over all these wows. But it's a formidable picture!

Keywords: Charming, polite, and generally agreeable.
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