The Coming Storm

© Nick Lagos

The Coming Storm

Uploaded: March 08, 2009


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


Lynne Morris level-classic March 08, 2009

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

Michelle Alton March 08, 2009

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

Erin Appelbaum March 08, 2009

Gorgeous capture Nick. Peter #7257247

Bill Houghton March 08, 2009

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

Check out my website:
Bill Houghton Photography #7257313

Terri L. Scribner March 08, 2009

Wow! #7257316

Julie Burnett March 08, 2009

Gorgeous! #7257495

Claudia Kuhn level-classic March 08, 2009

Dramatic sky! Beautiful smooth lake. #7257611

Susan Heath March 09, 2009

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

Summer A. Kozisek March 09, 2009

Wonderful moody image Nick! #7263450

Kristi A. Howson March 12, 2009

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 March 14, 2009

A truly magnificent capture! #7286065

Barbara Waldoch level-classic March 15, 2009

Fantastic shot, Nick! #7286290

Guy D. Biechele level-classic March 18, 2009

Magnificent landscape. Amazing depth and color. #7299553

Glenn E. Traver March 19, 2009

Nice work Nick ~ GT #7304670

Remi Trepanier March 20, 2009

Amazing shot Nick! #7308321

Aleksandra Miesak March 22, 2009

This is really beautiful Nick!!! #7314598

Renata Gusciora March 22, 2009

THis is just breathtaking,Nick!! #7314749

March 26, 2009

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

March 26, 2009

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

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap April 11, 2009

Gorgeous image capture Nick! Well done! #7394875

Melissa Olsen April 23, 2009

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

Bill Houghton April 23, 2009

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 April 23, 2009

Outstanding work, Nick, as always! #7441732

Gerri R. Jones April 25, 2009

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

Stefania Barbier level-addict April 29, 2009

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

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe April 29, 2009

So serene and beautiful Nick! #7465706

Tressie Davis April 30, 2009

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

Lynne Morris level-classic May 05, 2009

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

Susie Peek-Swint May 05, 2009

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

Karolyn R. Moltzan May 05, 2009

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

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic May 05, 2009

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-classic May 05, 2009

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

Alex T. Mizuno May 05, 2009

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 May 05, 2009

Absolutely Beautiful Shot! Great Work! #7486052

A P May 05, 2009

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-addict May 05, 2009

huge congrats on you breathtaking POTD! #7486064

Les Rhoades level-classic May 05, 2009

Congrats on your POTD selection! #7486094

Jennifer L. Alder May 05, 2009

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

Tressie Davis May 05, 2009

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

Karen Engelbreth May 05, 2009

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

Bill Houghton May 05, 2009

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

Ken Smith level-classic May 05, 2009

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

Gerri R. Jones May 05, 2009

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

Nick Lagos May 05, 2009

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 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-classic May 05, 2009

Big congrats, Nick, on your POTD! #7486897

Richard D. Love May 05, 2009

Congratulations. This is an awesome image. #7486973

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic May 05, 2009

Congratulations, Nick!
Beautiful POTD!
~Lisa #7486985

Linda D. Lester level-classic May 05, 2009

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

Steven W. Lepak May 05, 2009

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 May 05, 2009

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

Shawn Jennings May 05, 2009

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

Cathy Barrows May 05, 2009

congrats on your the blues throughout this image #7487087

Jessica Jenney May 05, 2009

Congrats, Nick on your spectacular POTD! #7487092

Melissa Papaj May 05, 2009

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

Evy Johansen level-classic May 05, 2009

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

Cheryl E. Molennor May 05, 2009

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

Lori Carlson May 05, 2009

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

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic May 05, 2009

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

Joy Rector May 05, 2009

congrats on the POTD #7487788

Donna J. Eaton May 05, 2009

Gorgeous image Nick! Congrats on your POTD! #7488087

Penny Haviland May 05, 2009

Wow! Congratulations Nick! Well deserved! #7488149

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe May 05, 2009

Gorgeous POTD Nick, a huge congratulations! #7488188

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton May 05, 2009

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 May 05, 2009

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

Sherry S. Boles May 05, 2009

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

Marisol Pastor May 05, 2009

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 May 05, 2009

Stunning image. Congrats on POTD!! #7488796

Susana Ms Heide May 05, 2009

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

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 05, 2009

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

Kristi A. Howson May 05, 2009

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-classic May 05, 2009

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

Alex T. Mizuno May 05, 2009

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 May 05, 2009

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

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe May 06, 2009

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

Debra R. Harder May 06, 2009

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 May 06, 2009

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

Lois Adomite level-classic May 07, 2009

Wow, very nicely done. Lois #7496479

Mick Burkey May 09, 2009

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

May 10, 2009

Gorgeous photo and big congratulations on your POTD! #7507526

Leslie McLain level-deluxe May 26, 2009

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

Brook Burling June 03, 2009

WOW This is awesome! CONGRATS!! #7593677

Steven W. Lepak June 19, 2009

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

Renee Doyle level-classic June 19, 2009

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

Cheryl E. Molennor June 19, 2009


Anne M. Young June 19, 2009

Congratulations - super capture! #7652823

Carolyn McIntosh June 19, 2009

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

Jennifer L. Alder June 19, 2009

Congrats, Nick! #7653279

Alex T. Mizuno June 19, 2009

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

Alison Greenwood June 20, 2009

Yay Nick! Congratulations!!! #7653842

Susan Heath June 20, 2009

Congratulations on this beauty!! #7655176

Eugenio Diaz June 20, 2009

Congratulations on your AMAZING Finalist! #7655697

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton June 20, 2009

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

Debra R. Harder June 20, 2009

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

Ken Smith level-classic June 20, 2009

Excellent, Nick! Congrats to you! #7659137

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 20, 2009

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

Usman. #7659458

Marisol Pastor June 23, 2009

Congratulations Nick! #7670563

Kristi A. Howson June 24, 2009

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 June 24, 2009

Awesome Nick, congrats!

jo ann c. #7675521

Shawn Jennings June 30, 2009

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Nick! #7693588

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic July 30, 2009

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

UB. #7796387

Liz blahh September 02, 2009

Beautifully captured! #7911023

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 24, 2009

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

Michelle Alton January 01, 2010

It is still stunning, Nick! #8260565

Joao Martinho January 01, 2010

A fine and elegant landscape capture! #8260616

Claudia Kuhn level-classic January 01, 2010

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

Danny B. Head level-deluxe May 19, 2010

Looks like you reset the bar! #8621320

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 15, 2010

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

UB. #8697965

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