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Dynamite Clouds #1

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 14 November 2010 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

A week ago after church, there were some marvelous clouds in the sky. Today begins a series of three photographs. (Please note: I had a camera in the front seat with me. Otherwise it would have been just a memory.)

NIKON D700 F/10.0 ISO 200 85 mm (35mm equiv.)

MissT from Chicagoland, United States

What a great sky - and every detail of this shot is fabulous!

14 Nov 2010 5:07am

Maxou from France

Superb photo. The light and the colors are very beautiful. I like it. Excellent work. Good day.

14 Nov 2010 5:41am

Richard from Montferland, Netherlands

Wow Jack, this is a stunner!!!!!!
What a fantastic combination of beautiful light and composition!
Love the sky and that fantastic tree.

14 Nov 2010 5:45am

Laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Superbe photo, la lumière et les couleurs sont sublimes ! bon dimanche Jack !

14 Nov 2010 5:58am

Ricard Pardo from Girona, Spain

Ahhhhhhhhh !!! When I get older, I want to be like you.

14 Nov 2010 6:14am

sunstone_maria from California, United States

wow .. fantastic image. love the intensity of the tree and the sky. amazing!

14 Nov 2010 6:35am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

A stunning image Jack! Your composition, processing and the colors are beautiful!

14 Nov 2010 6:43am

Dilwenn from Bordeaux, France

Les nuages sont impressionnants et le paysage est splendide avec ces couleurs lumineuses!

14 Nov 2010 6:54am

Bill Brown from California, United States

Awesome sky and wonderful color on the trees.

14 Nov 2010 7:11am

PhotOpus from Aix-en-Provence, France

Que dire en voyant cette photo ? Tout simplement félicitations ! Avoir su attendre cette lumière ... Avoir su attendre que la nature offre ce joli cadeau à un photographe remarquable. Rien de plus ... J'adore.

What about seeing this picture? Just congratulations! Have been able to wait for this light ... Have been able to wait for nature to offer this lovely gift to a remarkable photographer. Nothing more ... I love it.

14 Nov 2010 7:26am

Macrobaby from Vancouver, Canada

And this goes to prove that having your cameral with you at ALL TIMES is the rule of the day. Beautiful ; beautiful; beautiful!

14 Nov 2010 7:27am

Chris from France

ces couleurs, cette lumière, ce ciel, et ce soleil qui tente de percer....c'est une photo parfaite. Bravo , bon dimanche

14 Nov 2010 7:45am

lili from *, Iran

WoooooW thats fantastic!

14 Nov 2010 7:51am

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

great capture and so beautiful :)

14 Nov 2010 8:09am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Dynamite and Semtex mixed-excellent!

14 Nov 2010 8:33am

Yvon from Orleans, France

great landscape capture, Jack

14 Nov 2010 8:50am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Gorgeous landsacape!!!

14 Nov 2010 9:01am

Anneka from Bray, Ireland

Lovely light hitting the landscape and tree with this dramatic sky

14 Nov 2010 9:09am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

WOW! I don't think I've ever seen more beautiful clouds than these. You have captured it superbly, Jack! Bravo!

14 Nov 2010 9:16am

Vert Pomme from Montreuil Sous Bois, France

5*****. Superbe contraste et quelles couleurs un pur régal.

14 Nov 2010 9:20am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Fantastic image, great atmosphere. Superb shot and colors. 5 * Good day.

14 Nov 2010 9:37am

LB Vision from PARIS, France

Terrible composition et superbes couleurs ! peace !

14 Nov 2010 9:46am

anne fleurent from Bois-le-Roi, France

we 're inside the picture ! beautiful

14 Nov 2010 9:57am

Marie LC from Dauphiné, France

This wonderful sky! and how beautiful this tree is all red light and sends us a touch of sun

14 Nov 2010 10:40am

Florence from Paris, France

Dynamite is really the right word Jack.

14 Nov 2010 11:04am

guillaume from Paris, France

Gorgeous ! Composition, colours...Love it !

14 Nov 2010 11:17am

STEED from Somewhere, France

Wow !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Jack,you're GREAT !!!!

14 Nov 2010 11:29am

Valérie from France

There is very lovely landscapes in your portfolio and here a very beautiful light ! Congratulations !

14 Nov 2010 11:49am

Gabrijel & Tonka from Maribor, Slovenia

Dynamite indeed! Simply wonderful! Have a nice day!

14 Nov 2010 12:14pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

amazing clouds and autumn colors so beautiful and quite powerful also, should i say packed with energy

14 Nov 2010 12:54pm

Sylvia from -, Netherlands

Great shot. Love the colors and the's amazing!

14 Nov 2010 2:41pm

Sonia Nansid from Barcelona Stockholm, Sweden

Outstanding colors and stunning sky!

14 Nov 2010 3:30pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

wow ... marvelous atmospheric image .. this sky and this tree are perfect !

14 Nov 2010 3:32pm

Don from Spokane, United States

That is a brilliant tree and a fine landscape. I like the cloud treatment and everything about this shot. I'm a firm believer in having a camera always available. I now miss the camera like I would my wallet if it missing.

14 Nov 2010 3:57pm

PATRICK from miramas, France

magnific 5****

14 Nov 2010 4:24pm

Harry from Apex, United States

Spectacular blazing foliage under a remarkable sky.

We had a professional photographer speak at our camera club a couple of months ago and some members were quizzing him on camera brands. He was forthcoming about what he used, but opined that the best camera in the world was the one you have with you.

14 Nov 2010 4:48pm

@Harry: absolutely correct

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

The slope of the land helps the shot as much as that gorgeous colour. Wonderful.

14 Nov 2010 5:06pm

tataray from france, France

Excellent )

14 Nov 2010 5:11pm

E.B from VOUZIERS, France

magnifique...!!! Bravo, je suis sous le Charme de cette photographie !

14 Nov 2010 5:33pm

Barbara Lee from Oakland, United States

Simply AMAZING clouds, Jack! This photo rocks!

14 Nov 2010 5:35pm

Sunder from Chennai, India

Fantastic shot! Wonderful composition and colours...
Great capture of the clouds...

14 Nov 2010 5:38pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Outstanding capture Jack! The boiling clouds enhance the autumn colours! Good to see you still adhere to the old Scout motto..."Be Prepared"! ;-)

14 Nov 2010 5:55pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

This is stupendous! A powerfully beautiful image!!

14 Nov 2010 6:01pm

Enzo Giorgio Ros from Lausanne, Switzerland

Une éclairage époustouflant. Très belle image!

14 Nov 2010 6:15pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

espectacutar!!!!! un trabajo de autentico lujo magnifica compo y color maestro!

14 Nov 2010 6:36pm

P. Morris from Toronto, N.Y.C., and Saskatoon Canada, Canada

Really breathtaking photography here, so superbly captured. I am in complete
awe over this. 5*****'s !!~

14 Nov 2010 6:37pm

Gary from Cochise County, United States

Stunning and powerful. Fantastic, Jack.

14 Nov 2010 7:43pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A stunning shot, Jack. The tree and clouds are dynamite!

14 Nov 2010 7:47pm

Paul from summerside, Canada

Very nice

14 Nov 2010 7:57pm

Marcie from Newton, United States

Gorgeous autumn color and magical light!!!!

14 Nov 2010 8:55pm

Jaap from Friesland, Netherlands


14 Nov 2010 9:05pm

Laura Sederberg from Chico, United States

Incredible capture and share, Jack. You keep that camera in the front seat, ALWAYS, ok? Fantastic clouds in the sky, but all the colors, the rolling hill, the tree full of orange, are beautiful.

14 Nov 2010 9:39pm

Frida from Sweden

The light, colors and detail blows me away. Such a powerful image.

14 Nov 2010 10:38pm

@Frida: Thank you; it was an extraordinary sight.

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, Florida, United States

This is one of your very best, Jack ... glad you were well-prepared! ***** and then some...

15 Nov 2010 12:33am

Michelle from Elverson, United States

Incredible shot!

15 Nov 2010 12:36am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Wow, what a stunning image. I love the colors!! Fantastic.

15 Nov 2010 2:02am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

wow! this is just outstanding! the setting of fiery orange tones against the dramatic and almost overwhelming sky and clouds is superb! one of my favourites from you - excellent work!

15 Nov 2010 2:21am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

And we are all so lucky you had the camera with you. Awesome color!

15 Nov 2010 2:33am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Fantastic cloudscape..and superb autumn colors

15 Nov 2010 3:21am

Véro from Savoie, France

wonderful palette of colours , you did so well !

15 Nov 2010 4:38am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

stunning landscape.. like the black and white sky and the colours of the earch.. superb.

15 Nov 2010 9:51am

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This is Dyanamite EVERYTHING!!!

15 Nov 2010 6:55pm

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

Absolutely fantastic, after the fog, the violence of clouds and colors! It's gorgeous!

15 Nov 2010 7:47pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

. . and an explosive tree, too ! Amazing combo.

15 Nov 2010 7:48pm

Andrea from Regina, Canada

Simply amazing, especially paired with that tree! Did you use HDR to process?

15 Nov 2010 8:11pm

@Andrea: Thank you. Yes, I did. I used Nik's HDR Efex.

GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan

Simply marvelous.

15 Nov 2010 10:23pm

¨‘°ºO Dutçh Oº°‘¨ from Neverwhere, United States

Always good to take the camera with and here is your reward, stunning!

15 Nov 2010 10:36pm

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Beautiful clouds and light!

16 Nov 2010 1:20am

amy from Nanaimo, BC, Canada

Oh Jack!! Absolutely stunning!

16 Nov 2010 3:32am

Anne from a little red dot, Singapore

A gorgeous series...superb processing, love it very much!

16 Nov 2010 3:26pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Stunning capture of color and dynamic cloud formations!

18 Nov 2010 3:49am

Sam from Chennai, India

Wow... Stunning picture! Gorgeous colours and great Light. I love it.

19 Nov 2010 6:16pm

@Sam: Thank you. It's far and away my favorite of the cloud shots.

Marie from FRESNES, France

j'adore ce rendu (HDR ?)

19 Nov 2010 9:20pm

@Marie: Merci. HDR - oui.

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Wow!..intense clouds indeed...a very beautiful autumn scene...great colors

22 Nov 2010 8:02am

Barbara from Florida, United States

Gasping gorgeous! I'm pleased you had the eye for this and had your camera to share it.
I'll trade you one palm tree and all of Clearwater Beach to be able to experience the beauty you have out there.

23 Nov 2010 1:23pm

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Wow, fantastic image!

27 Nov 2010 7:24am

Rosa Frei - Photo Emotions from Ouarzazate, Morocco

Wonderful image!

5 Jan 2011 9:40pm

@Rosa Frei - Photo Emotions: Thank you. I was just this morning photographing this scene sans leaves.

Ayush Basu from Singapore, Singapore

great capture, loved the dramatic sky and the colours of the tree

9 Jan 2011 11:21pm

@Ayush Basu: thank you. i have a winter shot of this scene coming up; monochrome and no leaves

Alan44 from campbon, France

une très belle lumière,les nuages sont les amis du photographe,super

24 Jul 2012 2:34pm