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Nature's definition of Power
Nature's definition of Power

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Free Study 2007-05 (Advanced Editing V)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Tamron SP AF 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di for Canon
Location: Outside Socorro, NM
Date: May 1, 2007
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 15 sec.
Galleries: Landscape
Date Uploaded: May 31, 2007

My second lightning storm. This is the only shot I got. I was hand holding the camera with a zip lock bag over it to keep it dry. Hey, it worked :)
Shot as raw.
Converted in PSE5.
Edited in PSE5.
Adjust contrast, color balance slightly.
Neat Image.
Save for web.

Place: 44 out of 617
Avg (all users): 6.5260
Avg (commenters): 7.3529
Avg (participants): 6.5547
Avg (non-participants): 6.4167
Views since voting: 1603
Views during voting: 240
Votes: 173
Comments: 18
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/07/2007 09:54:32 PM
Always envied those that can capture power like this.
06/07/2007 06:49:20 PM
very dramatic lighting strike - well done
06/07/2007 05:45:50 PM
well done u have captured the lightening so well
06/05/2007 04:14:44 PM
nice capture, and i like that the sky dominates the shot and the land is just a bit in the bottom
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/04/2007 11:04:42 PM
Great catch & I love the frame.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/04/2007 09:21:06 AM
There's to much light in there and you lost some detail, maybe a smaller aperture would help.
06/04/2007 02:10:43 AM
awesome capture. How long did this take you???
06/02/2007 07:34:09 PM
Fantastic capture, excellent work.
06/02/2007 02:22:32 PM
Very gorgeous sky. This is so simple and powerful. 8
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/02/2007 10:33:45 AM
Great timing and capture!
06/02/2007 06:07:57 AM
Great capture of the awesome power of lightning
06/02/2007 12:22:20 AM
Beautiful capture and processing.
06/01/2007 08:17:20 PM
Nice capture but a bit of Shadow/Highlight over the foreground would give this some added interest. 7
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/01/2007 06:59:41 PM
I really can feel the power in this photo. That is awesome lightning.
06/01/2007 05:34:15 PM
Very nice capture! Well done!
06/01/2007 04:49:33 PM
elegant light dark photo
06/01/2007 04:35:49 PM
06/01/2007 12:55:18 AM

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