The Coming Storm

© Nick Lagos

The Coming Storm

Lynne Morris level-fanatic 3/8/2009 3:34:45 AM

Wow Nick, this is stunning, I love the colours and great comp. #1094640

Michelle Alton level-fanatic 3/8/2009 3:54:00 AM

It's one of those "wish I'd shot that" photos, Nick. The driftwood atop the ice )?) really brings the shot to life. #7257125

Peter Appelbaum level-fanatic 3/8/2009 4:45:37 AM

Gorgeous capture Nick. Peter #7257247

Bill Houghton level-fanatic 3/8/2009 5:05:11 AM

Nick, this is outstanding. Just a beautiful scene. Have a great weekend. Bill

Check out my website:
Bill Houghton Photography #7257313

Terri L. Scribner 3/8/2009 5:06:24 AM

Wow! #7257316

Julie Burnett level-fanatic 3/8/2009 6:20:05 AM

Gorgeous! #7257495

Claudia Kuhn level-fanatic 3/8/2009 6:50:39 AM

Dramatic sky! Beautiful smooth lake. #7257611

Susan Heath 3/9/2009 10:35:48 AM

Incredible work, Nick! Such a joy to study. #7262924

Summer A. Kozisek level-fanatic 3/9/2009 12:49:23 PM

Wonderful moody image Nick! #7263450

Kristi A. Howson 3/12/2009 6:42:09 PM

A stunning composition with gorgeous colors Nick. I really like the contrast between the still water and the approaching storm. Super work! #7277858

Corinne M. Thompson level-fanatic 3/14/2009 10:59:20 PM

A truly magnificent capture! #7286065

Barbara Waldoch level-fanatic 3/15/2009 3:22:10 AM

Fantastic shot, Nick! #7286290

Guy D. Biechele level-fanatic 3/18/2009 10:50:02 AM

Magnificent landscape. Amazing depth and color. #7299553

Glenn E. Traver level-fanatic 3/19/2009 5:21:48 PM

Nice work Nick ~ GT #7304670

Remi Trepanier 3/20/2009 12:44:19 PM

Amazing shot Nick! #7308321

Aleksandra Miesak 3/22/2009 8:27:49 AM

This is really beautiful Nick!!! #7314598

Renata Gusciora level-fanatic 3/22/2009 9:16:49 AM

THis is just breathtaking,Nick!! #7314749

Jeetendera Kalia 3/26/2009 7:02:31 AM

I have no words???????????????????????????? #7334208

Jeetendera Kalia 3/26/2009 7:04:12 AM

XxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxElent:>):>):>) #7334213

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap 4/11/2009 11:49:16 AM

Gorgeous image capture Nick! Well done! #7394875

Melissa Olsen level-fanatic 4/23/2009 4:33:37 PM

This is truly beautiful...so well done and I hope we see it again. #7441627

Bill Houghton level-fanatic 4/23/2009 4:35:23 PM

Nick, this is outstanding work as is all of your works. I admire your talent my friend. Have a great week, Bill #7441630

Shawn Jennings level-fanatic 4/23/2009 5:04:24 PM

Outstanding work, Nick, as always! #7441732

Gerri R. Jones level-fanatic 4/25/2009 4:46:08 PM

Such a beautiful peaceful setting, Nick... gorgeous range of blue tones! #7449597

Stefania Barbier level-fanatic 4/29/2009 10:56:13 AM

superb capture Nike... great comp and hues... and thank you for you kind words on my photo :-) #7465013

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-fanatic 4/29/2009 2:45:39 PM

So serene and beautiful Nick! #7465706

Tressie Davis level-fanatic 4/30/2009 3:19:08 PM

I don't think I've seen this one before - calm, peaceful, LOVE the color. Awesome image. #7469916

Lynne Morris level-fanatic 5/5/2009 12:20:02 AM

Wow Nick, this is a stunning capture and so worthy of the POTD award, Huge Congratulations. #7486028

Susie Peek-Swint 5/5/2009 12:21:11 AM

Great moody capture Nick ~ many congrats on POTD! #7486033

Karolyn Munson 5/5/2009 12:22:54 AM

I have to echo everyone else - just stunning!! There is no other word... Beautiful capture, a well deserved POTD! #7486039

Usman M. Bajwa level-fanatic 5/5/2009 12:24:20 AM

What a capture of the calm-before-a-storm scene. Amazing exposure and intimidating clouds! The stillness of the waters is exemplary. Beautiful in every which way. CONGRATULATIONS on the POTD award, Nick. Faved.

Usman. #7486045

Renee Doyle level-fanatic 5/5/2009 12:25:43 AM

Awesome light and depth Nick!!! Stunning .... and big congratulations to you on a well deserved POTD!!! #7486049

Alex T. Mizuno level-fanatic 5/5/2009 12:26:03 AM

My compliment to this outstanding landscape Nick! Congratulations on your POTD!!

Can you share the location info? I'd like very much to know where this is. #7486051

Rich Helmer level-fanatic 5/5/2009 12:27:12 AM

Absolutely Beautiful Shot! Great Work! #7486052

A P level-fanatic 5/5/2009 12:28:47 AM

How fitting that is AWESOME capture was posted on MY birthday!! LOLOL WoW Nick!! Incredible light, clarity, color and like Renee said depth. Congratulations my friend on a very well deserved POTD!! #7486061

Stefania Barbier level-fanatic 5/5/2009 12:29:02 AM

huge congrats on you breathtaking POTD! #7486064

Les Rhoades level-fanatic 5/5/2009 12:40:08 AM

Congrats on your POTD selection! #7486094

Jennifer L. Alder level-fanatic 5/5/2009 1:29:17 AM

Amazing in all ways. wow- congrats on your potd, Nick :) #7486209

Tressie Davis level-fanatic 5/5/2009 1:52:01 AM

One of my favs in your gallery, very well deserving POTD - congrats!! #7486286

Karen Engelbreth level-fanatic 5/5/2009 2:13:44 AM

Big congrats on your wonderful POTD, Nick... #7486348

Bill Houghton level-fanatic 5/5/2009 3:14:31 AM

Nick, this is a gorgeous scene as are all of yours. Congratulations on your POTD. Have a great day, Bill #7486544

Ken Smith level-fanatic 5/5/2009 3:48:59 AM

Excellent work...very tranquil. Congrats, Nick! #7486696

Gerri R. Jones level-fanatic 5/5/2009 3:54:14 AM

Love this one Nick...glad to see it receive a potd, congratulations! #7486717

Nick Lagos level-fanatic 5/5/2009 3:56:02 AM

Thanks everyone for stopping to view and your kind words...and thanks to Betterphoto for choosing this image.. to answer Alex this was taken after a 2 hour chase of a storm ..it is a dam about an hour from Brisbane called Moogerah..the tree was about 200 feet into the lake so I walked in backwards with the tripod close to the bottom just in case there was a sudden deepening #7486723

Guy D. Biechele level-fanatic 5/5/2009 4:23:47 AM

Big congrats, Nick, on your POTD! #7486897

Richard D. Love level-fanatic 5/5/2009 4:39:09 AM

Congratulations. This is an awesome image. #7486973

Lisa J. Boulden level-fanatic 5/5/2009 4:42:03 AM

Congratulations, Nick!
Beautiful POTD!
~Lisa #7486985

Linda D. Lester level-fanatic 5/5/2009 5:00:57 AM

Beautiful.....Congratulations!!!! #7487039

Steven W. Lepak level-fanatic 5/5/2009 5:05:29 AM

BRAVO NICK! Congrats on this stunning POTD. I love the peaceful looking water contrasted with the turmoil and drama in the sky. Keep inspiring. Best Regards, Steven #7487050

Melissa Olsen level-fanatic 5/5/2009 5:14:43 AM

Well, I guess I got my wish...I am seeing this beautiful image again. Congrats on your POTD. Outstanding job! #7487070

Shawn Jennings level-fanatic 5/5/2009 5:19:43 AM

Congratulations on this beauty being chosen for POTD! Well deserved! #7487082

Cathy Barrows 5/5/2009 5:21:31 AM

congrats on your potd...love the blues throughout this image #7487087

Jessica Jenney level-fanatic 5/5/2009 5:23:35 AM

Congrats, Nick on your spectacular POTD! #7487092

Melissa Papaj 5/5/2009 5:23:52 AM

Wow! This is a beautiful shot Nick! Congrats on your POTD! #7487093

Evy Johansen level-fanatic 5/5/2009 5:41:25 AM

Wow, wow, wow... Absolutely beautiful!! - as always, Nick!! Congratulations on your POTD!! #7487170

Cheryl E. Molennor level-fanatic 5/5/2009 5:58:00 AM

This is soooo cool. Beautiful Nick. Congratulations! #7487278

Lori Carlson level-fanatic 5/5/2009 7:04:35 AM

N I C E !!!!! Way to go, Nick!! Congrats on all your recognition!! 'Tis a beauty!! :0) #7487688

Linda L. Ruiz level-fanatic 5/5/2009 7:30:09 AM

Congrats Nick. This is truly beautiful. I love it #7487768

Joy Rector level-fanatic 5/5/2009 7:35:19 AM

congrats on the POTD #7487788

Donna J. Eaton level-fanatic 5/5/2009 8:59:10 AM

Gorgeous image Nick! Congrats on your POTD! #7488087

Penny l. Haviland 5/5/2009 9:12:03 AM

Wow! Congratulations Nick! Well deserved! #7488149

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-fanatic 5/5/2009 9:21:41 AM

Gorgeous POTD Nick, a huge congratulations! #7488188

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 5/5/2009 9:36:44 AM

Another trophy for you, my friend. Again well deserved. You'r work is a great inspiration for me. Congratulation, Nick, on this beautiful POTD! #7488242

Julianne Bradford level-fanatic 5/5/2009 10:16:29 AM

Breathtaking quality and workmanship in this well deserved POTD Nick. Kudos and congratulations! #7488377

Sherry S. Boles 5/5/2009 10:43:19 AM

Amazing capture, Nick! The colors, clarity, exposure, composition...Wow! #7488447

Marisol Pastor level-fanatic 5/5/2009 11:50:01 AM

The water, tree stumps along the shore and those incredible blues make for a beautiful, and slightly surreal, shot. Congrats on a wonderful POTD Nick! #7488621

Kathleen R. Struckle level-fanatic 5/5/2009 12:57:47 PM

Stunning image. Congrats on POTD!! #7488796

Susana Heide level-fanatic 5/5/2009 2:21:19 PM

WOW!!! A well deserved POTD... but I think this image should go even further at BP! CONGRATS and best of luck, Nick! #7489005

Jeff W. Robinson level-fanatic 5/5/2009 2:38:03 PM

Outstanding exposure and capture; congrats Nick on your Well Deserved POTD! Jeff #7489067

Kristi A. Howson level-fanatic 5/5/2009 2:46:27 PM

Congratulations Nick on this gorgeous scenic POTD. I love the way you've captured the mood with those ominous clouds. Simply stunning matey! #7489087

Lindley Johnson level-fanatic 5/5/2009 3:50:20 PM

Gorgeous blues, stunning composition with a surreal sort of feel. Congratulations on your terrific POTD! #7489211

Alex T. Mizuno level-fanatic 5/5/2009 4:13:38 PM

Thank you for the info Nick! For a moment, I was excited. "Hey it's close from my home!" Then I realized it's near Brisbane in Queensland, Australia but not Brisbane in California. LOL! I'd like to visit here someday. #7489281

Carolyn McIntosh 5/5/2009 10:37:42 PM

This is just amazing . . ..love the dramatic colours. #7490059

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-fanatic 5/6/2009 4:01:33 AM

Hi Nick....great capture and execution....ditto all above...thanks for responding to where this is....just beautiful! Regards...Patricia #7490901

Debra R. Harder level-fanatic 5/6/2009 8:10:21 AM

WOW, Nick! This is truly BEAUTIFUL! The colors and lighting are amazing in this serene scene. Congratulations on your outstanding POTD!! A favorite for me!! Deb #7491931

Raymond Pauly level-fanatic 5/6/2009 7:49:17 PM

Awesome POV, lighting and clarity here, Nick. Congratulations on POTD. #7493693

Lois J. Adomite level-fanatic 5/7/2009 11:42:38 AM

Wow, very nicely done. Lois #7496479

Mick Burkey level-fanatic 5/9/2009 2:04:32 PM

Easy to see why this won a POTD, Nick. Beautiful blue tones and comp. #7503482

Bandar Aljahmi level-fanatic 5/10/2009 11:34:22 PM

Gorgeous photo and big congratulations on your POTD! #7507526

Leslie McLain level-fanatic 5/26/2009 2:58:27 PM

Congrats on your POTD. I must have missed it. Beautiful comp, color and light. #7561105

Brook Burling 6/3/2009 10:40:40 AM

WOW This is awesome! CONGRATS!! #7593677

Steven W. Lepak level-fanatic 6/19/2009 1:30:44 PM

Bravo Nick! Congrats on this stunning finalist - it's gotta be a winner. Keep inspiring. Best regards, Steven #7649110

Renee Doyle level-fanatic 6/19/2009 3:33:20 PM

Breathtaking!! Big congrats to you Nick!! #7650147

Cheryl E. Molennor level-fanatic 6/19/2009 5:41:52 PM

WOW! CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR FINALIST!!!! #7651308

Anne M. Young 6/19/2009 9:05:34 PM

Congratulations - super capture! #7652823

Carolyn McIntosh 6/19/2009 9:16:18 PM

Congratulations on being a finalist . .. you do amazing work. It is such a beauty. #7652885

Jennifer L. Alder 6/19/2009 10:05:08 PM

Congrats, Nick! #7653279

Alex T. Mizuno level-fanatic 6/19/2009 10:16:15 PM

Double Congratulations on your Finalist and POTD Nick!!! #7653353

Alison Greenwood 6/20/2009 1:09:48 AM

Yay Nick! Congratulations!!! #7653842

Susan Heath 6/20/2009 6:40:38 AM

Congratulations on this beauty!! #7655176

Eugenio Diaz 6/20/2009 7:50:53 AM

Congratulations on your AMAZING Finalist! #7655697

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 6/20/2009 11:05:29 AM

So Beautiful.. Love the colors, Big Congratulations Mike !! #7656957

Debra R. Harder level-fanatic 6/20/2009 4:20:37 PM

This is a winner all the way, Nick! PERFECTION! Congratulations on another excellent finalist! Deb #7658449

Ken Smith level-fanatic 6/20/2009 8:36:37 PM

Excellent, Nick! Congrats to you! #7659137

Usman M. Bajwa level-fanatic 6/20/2009 10:48:07 PM

Nick CONGRATS. again on the Finalist Award!! It looks destined for GOLD this time around!! Good Luck.

Usman. #7659458

Marisol Pastor level-fanatic 6/23/2009 11:06:46 AM

Congratulations Nick! #7670563

Kristi A. Howson level-fanatic 6/24/2009 9:00:30 AM

This is an incredible image matey with the stillness contrasting the storm clouds. Keep on submitting until it gets there Nick!!! #7673871

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-fanatic 6/24/2009 7:47:40 PM

Awesome Nick, congrats!

jo ann c. #7675521

Shawn Jennings level-fanatic 6/30/2009 11:35:21 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Nick! #7693588

Usman M. Bajwa level-fanatic 7/30/2009 4:30:02 AM

I am with you on this, lets hope the judges agree this time around!!

UB. #7796387

Liz Bullock level-fanatic 9/2/2009 9:37:02 PM

Beautifully captured! #7911023

Lisa J. Boulden level-fanatic 10/24/2009 8:03:33 PM

Simply amazing work!
(Here, and throughout your gallery!)
~♥~lisa #8069901

Michelle Alton level-fanatic 1/1/2010 4:18:12 AM

It is still stunning, Nick! #8260565

Joao Martinho 1/1/2010 4:55:34 AM

A fine and elegant landscape capture! #8260616

Claudia Kuhn level-fanatic 1/1/2010 7:16:10 AM

Happy New Year Nick. Looks like a calm start. #8260909

Danny B. Head level-fanatic 5/19/2010 4:44:04 AM

Looks like you reset the bar! #8621320

Usman M. Bajwa level-fanatic 6/15/2010 11:43:46 PM

Still walking by your side towards the golden glory, Nick, Good luck again!

UB. #8697965


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Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 32/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 13.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

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