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OMINOUS Foreshadowing?
  OMINOUS Foreshadowing?
OMINOUS Foreshadowing?

Been shooting a LOT of high school football in Philadelphia lately. Yesterday we photographed three games. This was the last and BEST!
Both teams had 6-0 records and this was to be a showdown. It was a high-scoring game and the scores remained neck-and-neck up until almost the last minute, when a punt was blocked and one team shot ahead.
This scene was shot before the game started. Temperatures were dropping fast and the wind was whipping (I froze my butt off...but it came back this morning). This cloud arched over half the sky and was extremely spooky.
The team in red is now 7-0.
Two games to shoot today.

© Michelle Alton
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Avril Young
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    stunning, outstanding capture and wonderful sky and colours!! beautifully photographed...well done..
thanks for the info..
so hot here...on the other side of the world ;-)

10/13/2012 6:16:48 AM

Steven W. Lepak
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Bravo Michelle! Great capture - love the "big picture" perspective. The players probably didn't even notice the sky. Keep them coming. Best regards, Steven

10/13/2012 7:28:32 AM

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Super job, especially with that spectacular sky! BTW, I'd be happy if my butt got frozen off (well, most of it, anyway)! ;-D

10/13/2012 8:34:56 AM

Anthony G. Comella
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Top shelf viewing - eye appealing and filled with positive energy!

10/13/2012 9:35:54 AM

Stephen Zacker
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Fantastic perspective and sky

10/13/2012 2:32:35 PM

Jeff W. Robinson
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This is excellent Michelle!

10/13/2012 2:33:23 PM

Emile Abbott
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Looks like the Georgia Bulldogs. Ready for action capture and love that sky, Michelle.

10/13/2012 2:57:07 PM

Jeffrey R. Bange
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Fantastic capture Michelle of this high school football team in their red uniforms against that amazing sky.

10/13/2012 7:36:42 PM

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With both teamsnot wanting to loss their loss ranking, one knew it was going to be a war. The clouds were mimicing the mood. Beautiful side line photo my friend. Know the the team would love a copy.

10/14/2012 6:51:31 AM

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Nice sports capture and beautiful sky, Michelle! Bet the team would like a copy of this!

10/14/2012 1:45:10 PM

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Fantastic capture

10/14/2012 6:38:00 PM

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Ohhhhh! This is outstanding Michelle, that sky is amazing!

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10/14/2012 7:21:17 PM

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This thumb immediately caught my eye. What a sky! Ominous yet so beautiful, Michelle. Congrats to the red team!

10/14/2012 9:18:45 PM

Robert K. Bemus
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Extraordinary color, comp and photojournalism, Michelle!!

10/14/2012 10:56:25 PM

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Great catch/comp. Indeed ominous, but beautiful, sky.

10/15/2012 2:45:26 AM

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Wow! That IS a spooky sky, Michelle! ... Then again, it is October! Love the fabulous colours in this image ... and your wonderful journalism! Sounds like it was an exciting game! Fantastic capture and presentation! :)

10/15/2012 4:55:34 PM

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That sky certainly adds drama Michelle!! Excellent capture!

10/15/2012 7:20:37 PM

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Fantastic POV and right there amongst the action too!

10/16/2012 3:19:59 AM

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Outstanding capture Michelle. This looks like a cover over them. The colors are beautiful. Well seen

10/16/2012 12:47:38 PM

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Spectacular sky !!! Wow what a great capture!

10/17/2012 10:49:32 AM

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Fabulous shot Michelle, is that Georgia?!?!

10/17/2012 11:01:46 AM

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My goodness, how have you gotten yourself involved in high school football shooting. You are just always finding the most interesting things to go shoot. Ominous this is. Just a great mood here.

10/17/2012 12:05:04 PM

Thomas E. Hinds
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wonderful capture, Michelle!

10/20/2012 5:53:47 PM

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This is extraordinary! I bet the team would LOVE a copy of this!

11/20/2012 10:56:12 AM

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