Eye of the Storm

© Marc E. Adamus

Eye of the Storm

Rachel F. Oliver Mullen 4/3/2006 11:03:56 AM

The hike was well worth it Marc, Beautiful photo skills ..and timing..make for an awesome photo! #420141

Jennifer Ross 4/3/2006 12:15:01 PM

Wonderful photo the lighting is great!!! #2604236

Katerina Topicova 4/3/2006 1:27:00 PM

Great image.I love the stormy atmosphere. #2604449

Jessica Jenney 4/3/2006 3:31:02 PM

Stunning B&W image Marc! Great lighting and perspective! #2604887

Karen Slagle 4/3/2006 4:41:15 PM

STRIKING AND AWESOME!! B&W really accentuates the mood. #2605036

Julien 4/3/2006 7:57:49 PM

Each morning, I hope that you have added a new photo, one of those which make us dream, thanks for your work, hope to succeed in taking such pictures one day. #2605607

kerby lee pfrangle 4/3/2006 8:08:53 PM

Awesome depth of field and a beautiful image. Super lighting on the shot.

Kerby #2605627

Gustavo Márquez 4/12/2006 5:19:00 PM

Another breathtaking shot Marc! #2636944

Corinne M. Thompson 4/13/2006 12:02:30 AM

I'm always amazed by your images and this one too is fantastic! Great leading line, details and B&W color variations, looks like one immense and powerful storm! #2637607

ronda chatelle 4/21/2006 12:18:39 AM

Absolutely Amazing Marc! I love the details and OUTSTANDING EXPOSURE! Congratulations on your day of recognition! Well deserved... #2668224

Darryl Wilkinson 4/21/2006 12:20:01 AM

Good vision on your part, Marc! Beautiful image and very dramatic! Congratulations on your POTD!!! #2668227

Evy Johansen 4/21/2006 12:38:29 AM

Awesome shot! Big congratulations on this beautiful and very well deserved POTD, Marc! #2668292

Leanne M.E. Boyd 4/21/2006 12:51:57 AM

Beautiful shot, Marc - Congrats on your POTD! #2668327

Robyn Gwilt 4/21/2006 1:18:27 AM

Marc, you're the only man who takes my breath away so completely on the internet!!! :) #2668360

Terri L. Scribner 4/21/2006 2:55:29 AM

Very dramatic image! Love the intensity! #2668529

Joy Rector 4/21/2006 3:07:42 AM

congrats on the POTD #2668559

Candy D. Dennis 4/21/2006 3:47:02 AM

Oh my, what a fantastic shot. Congratulations on the POTD! #2668678

Siete Meeter 4/21/2006 3:57:34 AM

Wonderful photo the lighting is great!!! #2668710

Lynne Morris 4/21/2006 4:03:27 AM

Wonderful capture Marc, B&W really enhances the mood of this, congratulations on POTD! #2668722

Anne D. Eigen 4/21/2006 4:22:01 AM

Beautiful! Congratulatinos on this magnificent POTD!!! #2668803

David Phalen 4/21/2006 4:26:07 AM

Awesome! Congratulations on your POTD. #2668832

Nan Fischer 4/21/2006 5:33:52 AM

Ansel Adams would be impressed! I love your descriptive writing, too. Congratulations on a well deserved POTD! #2669150

Laura Clay-Ballard 4/21/2006 5:50:41 AM

awesome image! congrats on potd! #2669216

RC Fritz 4/21/2006 6:03:36 AM

CONGRATS ON YOUR B&W PODT,MARC !!! #2669266

Corinne M. Thompson 4/21/2006 6:16:32 AM

WTG...Congrats! #2669324

Cindy K. Bracken 4/21/2006 6:22:16 AM

Wow, Marc! This is excellent! Congratulations on your POTD - I enjoyed it!
Cindy Bracken
the shuttermom community #2669351

Terry L. Ellis 4/21/2006 6:25:02 AM

Extraordinary, Marc! Congratulations on this well deserved POTD! #2669373

Brian Lobdell 4/21/2006 6:42:45 AM

This superb image really highlights the astonishing world of B&W, Marc! Absolute artistry in this capture! Many of us are taking a much-need step back (ahead?) this month to examine the merits and fullfillment offered by the black/white medium.
Congratulations on this POTD! #2669467

France Freeman 4/21/2006 8:46:38 AM

Dramatic and beautiful black and white. You really captured the mood of the blace. Wonderful shot1 #2669872

Mary Clarke 4/21/2006 8:57:23 AM

Many congratulations on POTD Marc, super image #2669919

Milan Banik 4/21/2006 12:47:26 PM

excellent work,congrates on potd. #2670621

Lindley Johnson 4/21/2006 5:53:16 PM

A really magnificent photograph. Thanks for the detailed explanation of how it was achieved. Congratulations on your POTD! #2671341

Guy D. Biechele 4/22/2006 2:46:58 PM

Superb, dramatic landscape. Wow!!
Congratulations on your POTD. #2674379

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 4/22/2006 9:42:09 PM

Very cool, dramatic and beautiful, congratulations! #2675287

Jennifer Funnell 4/23/2006 1:19:37 PM

phenominal picture!!!! Very powerful and intense. #2677508

F 4/24/2006 4:26:51 PM

I love the dramatic effect in this photo. Wonderful clarity and sharpness. #2681989

Stefan G 4/25/2006 12:57:05 AM

Superb surreal scene! Congratulations Marc! #2682774

Life Expressions 5/23/2006 11:03:29 PM

Congratulations on your First Place Win! #2807011

Janine Russell 5/23/2006 11:13:35 PM

Marc, very nice detail, DOF, clarity and lighting; congratulations on your First Place win. #2807053

Donna W. Neal 5/24/2006 5:08:07 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful and well deserved WINNER Marc #2808399

Brian Lobdell 5/24/2006 5:29:35 AM

Congratulations, again Marc! Great first place composition! #2808540

Inge S. Lasmana 5/24/2006 6:10:17 AM

Congratulations on your first place win, Marc! #2808755

Ronald F. Fischer 5/24/2006 6:11:24 AM

Congratulations, Marc, on this well deserved winner! #2808762

Wendy Stevenson 5/24/2006 6:26:43 AM

Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE win with this beautiful image! Wonderful tones and the scene just goes on forever!! #2808876

Lorri Shank 5/24/2006 7:49:19 AM

Marc--CONGRATS! on your first place win.
Your talent is amazing-you are consistent in your art!!! #2809329

Jessica Jenney 5/24/2006 10:27:36 AM

Congratulations, Marc on this first place win! I knew I'd be seeing it again! #2809982

Mick Burkey 5/24/2006 12:12:13 PM

Congratulations, Marc. Beautiful shot!! #2810390

Terry L. Ellis 5/24/2006 12:52:36 PM

Congratulations, Marc! Stunning first place win! #2810613

Cathy Barrows 5/24/2006 1:24:26 PM

Congrats on your win...stunning #2810711

Joanna Pecha 5/24/2006 2:21:51 PM

An amazing shot. Well planned and executed. Great use of great equipment and technique is perfect! It really shows. Many congratulations!! #2811051

Corinne M. Thompson 5/24/2006 5:13:11 PM

Congrats on your 1st Place Win! :) #2811480

Howard A. Wood 5/24/2006 10:06:57 PM

Congratulations. A powerful image. #2812089

Jeff W. Robinson 5/25/2006 4:27:00 AM

Congrats Marc on this outstanding and well deserved winning image! Jeff #2813147

Glenn E. Traver 5/25/2006 7:46:39 PM

Congrats Marc, well seen vision ~ GT #2815755

Gilbert W. Covington 5/26/2006 5:04:08 PM

Great B&W landscape capture, Jeff. #2819978

Nadya Johnson 5/31/2006 9:16:28 AM

Congratulations on your absolutely awesome first place Winner, Marc!! #2836285

Amit Sheokand 9/21/2007 11:44:42 AM

beautiful image...just love it #4821548

Stacy Lankford 8/14/2010 7:56:18 AM

Wonderful capture! #8831244

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Description

I was passing through the seemingly infinite, desolate spaces that comprise Oregon's remote South-Eastern landscape along the Alkali flats of Abert lake, as the skies rapidly darkened preceeding an ominous thunderstorm decending on the far shore. Hail and rain swirled intensely through the skies within it, backlit dramaticly by the filtered sunlight. I visulized a B&W rendition to capture the surreal, powerful mood of the fleeting moment. I hiked a half-mile onto the flats before finding a long pool stretching towards the stormy horizon. To control the exposure I used a strong 2-stop hard grad, intensifying the dramatic sky. Only PS work was the B&W conversion and necessary contrast adjustment plus minimal dodge/burning. 17-35 f/2.8 at 17mm. Singh-Ray grad. 1/10 second at F14. Gitzo Tripod and RRS head + remote release. ISO 50. RAW.

Uploaded on 4/3/2006 10:24:33 AM


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