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Where Heaven and Earth collide
Where Heaven and Earth collide

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Challenge: Heaven (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D80
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Location: Near Bloemfontein, South Africa
Date: Dec 6, 2007
Aperture: f/3.8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/50
Galleries: Sky, Transportation
Date Uploaded: Dec 7, 2007

Taken from a commercial airplane flight, heading into a thunderstorm.

Slight saturation boost. It really looked like this!

Place: 16 out of 93
Avg (all users): 6.0675
Avg (commenters): 6.5625
Avg (participants): 5.4688
Avg (non-participants): 6.1610
Views since voting: 1357
Views during voting: 366
Votes: 237
Comments: 17
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/18/2007 04:33:38 PM
Best shot I have seen from a plane window!
12/18/2007 11:44:39 AM
great effort and good work done.
12/16/2007 06:33:17 PM
Pretty sky. Think I would have cropped out the airplane wing for this challenge.
12/16/2007 10:45:52 AM
i love it, i don't know about the wing though. Maybe you intentionally did that. But otherwise great shot :)
12/16/2007 12:19:05 AM
Your concept is a little cloudy :}, but I like it! :)
12/14/2007 02:48:38 PM
Very nice, if the plane wasn't there it would be perfect
12/14/2007 07:11:14 AM
wow, how did you capture all that color?
12/13/2007 08:47:36 PM
Ooooooooooh simply gorgeous!!!!! 10/10
12/13/2007 07:38:43 PM
If you would crop the wing, I would like it more. Modern days I think we take airplanes for heaven? You never know ;)
12/13/2007 05:16:59 PM
Great way to even incorporate the plane's wing so it's not distracting... I like it a lot!
12/13/2007 04:24:47 AM
I love taking images from my window on a plane, and this year, I have been on a few, let me tell you! Fiji, Dubai, Kenya, USA, Italy, UK, all in seperate trips, not to mention many interstate flights...but enough about me...rgis one is a beauty. Love the colours, and I love the darkness below, really makes it punch. You had a great seat at the pointy end of the plane. Love it...8
12/13/2007 12:04:06 AM
The wing kind of hurts the heaven connection for me.
12/12/2007 10:04:14 PM
love the exposure and the light but not sure if i like the wing. it grabs my eye
12/12/2007 03:49:56 PM
amazing ~
12/12/2007 02:10:11 PM
darn that plane wing! i feel like it's blocking out the best part of the picture.
12/12/2007 01:50:50 PM
If the tip of the wing had not been there ...
12/12/2007 05:39:37 AM
interesting cloud formations. wingtip is a distraction. nice color and contrast.

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