|Greetings from the Critique Club
I love the luminance in the photo. There is some real potential in this photo. Given that this was an advanced editing challenge you could have made this image pop.
First, the horizon is crooked. Second, the image is begging for some post processing using levels and curves. It appears to me that the main subject is the light streaming/streaking through the clouds, but that there is not enough contrast to make that light really work as well as it could. You could really make those streaks stand out. That is where the drama is in this photo. Contrast, some dodge and burn, etc.
The trees make a great frame for the scene, but perhaps you could use less of them. A tighter crop would focus the eye more on the drama of the storm. There seems to be a secondary theme happening in the foreground, but there is no shadow detail to support it. I think you could remove much of the lower foreground and get a stronger image.
Good image for straight from the camera, but in an advanced editing challenge voters are expecting a cleaned up, straightened image with some drama.
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