OMINOUS Foreshadowing?

© Michelle Alton

OMINOUS Foreshadowing?

Avril Young level-classic 10/13/2012 6:16:48 AM

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 ;-) #1492003

Steven W. Lepak level-classic 10/13/2012 7:28:32 AM

Bravo Michelle! Great capture - love the "big picture" perspective. The players probably didn't even notice the sky. Keep them coming. Best regards, Steven #10367634

Monnie Ryan level-classic 10/13/2012 8:34:56 AM

Super job, especially with that spectacular sky! BTW, I'd be happy if my butt got frozen off (well, most of it, anyway)! ;-D #10367697

Anthony G. Comella 10/13/2012 9:35:54 AM

Top shelf viewing - eye appealing and filled with positive energy! #10367731

Stephen Zacker level-classic 10/13/2012 2:32:35 PM

Fantastic perspective and sky #10368005

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 10/13/2012 2:33:23 PM

This is excellent Michelle! #10368007

Emile Abbott level-classic 10/13/2012 2:57:07 PM

Looks like the Georgia Bulldogs. Ready for action capture and love that sky, Michelle. #10368050

Jeffrey R. Bange level-classic 10/13/2012 7:36:42 PM

Fantastic capture Michelle of this high school football team in their red uniforms against that amazing sky. #10368238

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 10/14/2012 6:51:31 AM

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. #10368645

Mike Clime level-classic 10/14/2012 1:45:10 PM

Nice sports capture and beautiful sky, Michelle! Bet the team would like a copy of this! #10369107

Neal D. Hatcher level-classic 10/14/2012 6:38:00 PM

Fantastic capture #10369475

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 10/14/2012 7:21:17 PM

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

jo ann c. #10369558

Terry Cervi level-classic 10/14/2012 9:18:45 PM

This thumb immediately caught my eye. What a sky! Ominous yet so beautiful, Michelle. Congrats to the red team! #10369692

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 10/14/2012 10:56:25 PM

Extraordinary color, comp and photojournalism, Michelle!! #10369725

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 10/15/2012 2:45:26 AM

Great catch/comp. Indeed ominous, but beautiful, sky. #10369850

Lorna Shutter level-classic 10/15/2012 4:55:34 PM

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! :) #10371047

Renee Doyle level-classic 10/15/2012 7:20:37 PM

That sky certainly adds drama Michelle!! Excellent capture! #10371243

Brett Dolsen 10/16/2012 3:19:59 AM

Fantastic POV and right there amongst the action too! #10371569

Gary Enloe level-classic 10/16/2012 12:47:38 PM

Outstanding capture Michelle. This looks like a cover over them. The colors are beautiful. Well seen #10372224

Jill Odice level-classic 10/17/2012 10:49:32 AM

Spectacular sky !!! Wow what a great capture! #10373551

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 10/17/2012 11:01:46 AM

Fabulous shot Michelle, is that Georgia?!?! #10373571

Mitch Spence level-classic 10/17/2012 12:05:04 PM

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. #10373636

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 10/20/2012 5:53:47 PM

wonderful capture, Michelle! #10377949

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 11/20/2012 10:56:12 AM

This is extraordinary! I bet the team would LOVE a copy of this! #10426908

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Been shooting a LOT of high school football in Philadelphia lately. Yesterday we photographed three games. This was the last and BEST!
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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.
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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.
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The team in red is now 7-0.
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Two games to shoot today.
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Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 2.00, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 640, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 45.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 10/13/2012 5:37:39 AM

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