Uploaded: May 13, 2017 12:51:11 | Entered: June 25, 2018 19:44:35


On October 6, 2016, Hurricane Matthew began skirted the coast of the eastern seaboard the United States. It first hit landfall in Cuba on the 6th and Florida on the 7th, then started it's path northward. My wife and I prepared our home on the Southern Outer banks for what could potentially be a vary damaging storm. On the 8th it took a welcomed change in direction and headed out to sea. We were spared. The eye passing just 40 miles off from our coastal home, I decided to grab my gear and I spent the next eight hours photographing the event. Here are some of my photos.

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 16/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 6D


Dayna Cain level-classic May 13, 2017

You are absolutely right. Very calming to look at and also very interesting! I love it! #1686228

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic May 14, 2017

A soft wonder of an image, Errick... like mercy leading the storm away from your home and hearth! #11594249

Harvey A. Ravitch May 14, 2017

So impactful a capture, & story. Thank G*D , you were spared! Your work is special! #11594306

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic June 03, 2017

Calming is the word. Love the shades of blue and pink. #11604262

Susan Williams July 29, 2018

Congratulations on your Gold winner, Errick. Fantastic abstract! #11717230

Harvey A. Ravitch July 29, 2018

Congratulations! This was Awesome! #11717343

Ed Lauderdale level-classic July 30, 2018

Congratulations in color, Errick!! #11717510

Rosemary Sampson level-classic August 05, 2018

Wonderful photo, Errick! The colors, the soothing water,all are wonderful. #11718423

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