Storm Coming (For you, Jack!)

© Carol L. Fowler

Storm Coming (For you, Jack!)

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 8/23/2010 2:06:08 PM

Here is cloud before it was a tornado. #1301174

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 8/23/2010 2:28:25 PM

Beautifully created, Carol. Excellent work. I'm sure Jack will love it. #8857327

Jack Ryan level-classic 8/23/2010 2:38:23 PM

Love it? Absolutely!!! I have not been to Pemaquid when the sun was right to shoot from this perspective...but in about 3 weeks, I will be there to try again...but even then, I am sure that I won't be able to shoot anything like this beauty. Thanks for thinking of me...very much appreciated. What a wonderful the POV...absolutely outstanding work. Into my favorites gallery...!!! #8857340

Ron McEwan level-classic 8/23/2010 3:56:59 PM

I know Jack spent some time with this one. Beautiful work Carol, outstanding piece of art work #8857479

Gord MacEachern level-classic 8/23/2010 4:18:27 PM

This is just so incredible Carol, a real wall hanger!!
I hope we have the pleasure of seeing this Art piece again!!!! #8857499

Robert Goodman level-classic 8/23/2010 4:26:22 PM

Hi Carol,beautiful treatment.Like the lightning bolts.Great capture,I hope to capture some lightning tonight!!!!! #8857506

John Connolly level-classic 8/23/2010 4:35:27 PM

I have had very limited success with lightening shots Carol! I don't think I have the patience or the reflexes!
A wonderful capture and weather feature image, well done! #8857518

Monnie Ryan level-classic 8/23/2010 6:19:29 PM

Wow! An awesome image, Carol! I love it too! #8857730

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 8/24/2010 3:44:49 AM

Beautiful shot, Carol! #8858278

Val Feldman level-classic 8/24/2010 7:38:13 AM

A fantastic reconstruction and a unique view of this oft-photographed happy not to see the pool with the reflection in it! :) That tornado looks real enough to scare the pants off me and love your lightning bolts...very realistic...I'm running for cover! Superb, dramatic shot with excellent pp room effects! WTG, Carol! #8858683

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 8/24/2010 12:18:48 PM

Absolutely exceptional in each & every way, Carol! This deserves to be seen again , my friend, & Good luck! WOW, indeed!
Also agree with Gord! #8859161

Karen Celella level-classic 8/24/2010 1:42:00 PM

Wow Carol! This is quite an impressive creation! #8859281

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 8/24/2010 4:26:34 PM

Thanks everyone! Comments appreciated! #8859526

Rona L. Schwarz 8/24/2010 9:54:36 PM

Wow indeed! Marvelous creation, Carol! I was going to ask how you did it until I read the description - now I am even more impressed! Unique treatment of this lighthouse and fantastic storm reconstruction. Bet we see this again! #8860118

Marty Straub 8/25/2010 10:46:49 AM

What a wonderful photo to start with, and then your talented creativity went to work on it and made it a better photo. You are surely one of my favorite artists, Carol. Always amazing work. #8860954

Kathy Salerni level-classic 8/25/2010 10:44:43 PM

Wow, what a stunning creation of Pemaquid Light, Carol! A winner for sure! #8861940

Terry Cervi level-classic 8/26/2010 5:23:14 AM

Awesome work, Carol! #8862384

Nadia Paul level-classic 8/26/2010 11:34:08 PM

Fantastic DD work on this wonderful image Carol! #8863999

Liz blahh level-classic 8/27/2010 8:27:10 AM

Great image! #8864843

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 8/27/2010 4:51:45 PM

Thanks for the comments #8865753

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 8/27/2010 5:29:03 PM

FANTASTIC image Carol! #8865832

Jeff Robinson level-classic 8/28/2010 2:25:38 AM

Outstanding capture and digital work Carol! A wonderful take on this classic lighthouse!! This would make a great cover for a book!! Jeff #8866363

Howard B. Cheek level-classic 8/28/2010 4:24:27 AM

Awesome Carol..I can see this published one fine day. Get it out there!! :) #8866510

Renata Gusciora level-classic 8/28/2010 5:23:44 PM

Very dramatic!Carol!Incredible mood,awesome work! #8867827

Ellen Hodges level-classic 8/29/2010 7:21:36 AM

Truly awesome and beautiful work, Carol!!! A big WOW!!! #8868668

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 8/29/2010 9:06:17 AM

Exceptional work Carol! #8868858

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 8/29/2010 3:15:19 PM

Thanks everyone! #8869413

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 9/15/2010 2:39:19 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your AWESOME finalist!
Best of luck in the next round! #8902753

Sherran Andersen level-classic 9/15/2010 4:52:34 PM

Congrats Carol. #8903920

Nadia Paul level-classic 9/15/2010 8:04:34 PM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist Carol! #8905603

Stefania Barbier level-classic 9/16/2010 12:15:46 AM

amazing... congratulations!!! #8906928

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 9/16/2010 4:55:16 PM

Carol, you cleaned house this past month, my friend! CONGRATULATIONS once again! #8910410

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 9/16/2010 7:57:53 PM

Congrats (again) Carol!! #8911203

Rona L. Schwarz 9/17/2010 10:58:44 AM

Knew we'd see this one again, Carol!! Bet we see it once more - in the Winner's circle!
C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!! #8912675

Guy C. Crilly level-classic 9/18/2010 7:49:05 AM

Well done, congratulations. #8915369

Julianne Bradford 9/19/2010 5:20:20 PM

Amazing Carol! What a great composition!! Cool dedication to Jack
:-) #8918417

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 9/21/2010 12:30:51 PM

Thanks for the comments! Appreciated! #8922211

Rod Partington 9/24/2010 5:34:34 AM

Amazing image Carol!
Excellent DD work. #8927075

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 9/26/2010 6:01:58 PM

OMG Carol.....I love this so much!! Beautiful capture and DD work....Can you explain how to use the brushes in PS? THANKS! #8931461

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 9/26/2010 8:41:01 PM

Shelly- go to
This site has lots of different free brush sets you can download and add to your brush set in PS. Lightning brushes were under the Nature category. #8931584

Laura E. Swan level-classic 9/28/2010 3:40:52 PM

OUTSTANDING Carol. This is HUGE on the WOW factor!

Huge congrats! Well deserved!

-Laura #8935510

Andre Larose 11/6/2012 11:43:57 AM

Beautiful gallery Carol!! #10407206

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8/23/10, DD. Dedicated to Jack Ryan, because I am sure this is one lighthouse photo that he will not have in his collection! This is Pemaquid from the other side- the shore down from the little restaurant. I had a cloud in another photo that I thought was shaped like a funnel cloud, so I inverted colors and shaped it into a tornado. I will post that photo as a "before". I also found lightning brush to use in PS. I also changed the sky, since it was sunny at the time and darkened the whole scene.

Exif: F Number: 14, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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