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Dying thunderstorm

Started by Herp-art, 12/02/2008 06:48AM
Posted 12/02/2008 06:48AM Opening Post
I took this on a late summer afternoon in Canyonlands National Park (Utah), watching this storm collapse in on itself and fall to earth as rain. A combo of 2 shots. The sky cleared up for a spectacular Milky Way show later that evening.

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Posted 12/02/2008 06:57AM | Edited 12/02/2008 08:44AM #1
This is the same spot a few hours later. Note the last traces of rain falling on the right. A combination of four frames.Be sure to scroll all the way across!

This is in the Needles unit of Canyonlands National Parks, one of my favorite places on earth. The north unit, "Island in the Sky," near Arches NP, is an incredible spot for star gazing at 8,000 ft. All of it is good due to the dark skies.

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Posted 12/02/2008 04:22PM | Edited 12/02/2008 04:25PM #2
I love to photograph thunderstorms, and right at sunset makes for fantastic colors and contrast. We get some "big-uns" down here.

John
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