Storm Coming (For you, Jack!)

© Carol L. Fowler

Storm Coming (For you, Jack!)

Uploaded: August 23, 2010 14:00:30


8/23/10, DD. Dedicated to Jack Ryan, because I am sure this is one lighthouse photo that he will not have in his collection! This is Pemaquid from the other side- the shore down from the little restaurant. I had a cloud in another photo that I thought was shaped like a funnel cloud, so I inverted colors and shaped it into a tornado. I will post that photo as a "before". I also found lightning brush to use in PS. I also changed the sky, since it was sunny at the time and darkened the whole scene.

Exif: F Number: 14, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Carol L. Fowler August 23, 2010

Here is cloud before it was a tornado. #1301174

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 23, 2010

Beautifully created, Carol. Excellent work. I'm sure Jack will love it. #8857327

Jack Ryan August 23, 2010

Love it? Absolutely!!! I have not been to Pemaquid when the sun was right to shoot from this perspective...but in about 3 weeks, I will be there to try again...but even then, I am sure that I won't be able to shoot anything like this beauty. Thanks for thinking of me...very much appreciated. What a wonderful the POV...absolutely outstanding work. Into my favorites gallery...!!! #8857340

Ron McEwan August 23, 2010

I know Jack spent some time with this one. Beautiful work Carol, outstanding piece of art work #8857479

Gord MacEachern August 23, 2010

This is just so incredible Carol, a real wall hanger!!
I hope we have the pleasure of seeing this Art piece again!!!! #8857499

Robert R. Goodman level-addict August 23, 2010

Hi Carol,beautiful treatment.Like the lightning bolts.Great capture,I hope to capture some lightning tonight!!!!! #8857506

John Connolly August 23, 2010

I have had very limited success with lightening shots Carol! I don't think I have the patience or the reflexes!
A wonderful capture and weather feature image, well done! #8857518

Monnie Ryan August 23, 2010

Wow! An awesome image, Carol! I love it too! #8857730

Barbara Waldoch level-classic August 24, 2010

Beautiful shot, Carol! #8858278

Val Feldman level-deluxe August 24, 2010

A fantastic reconstruction and a unique view of this oft-photographed happy not to see the pool with the reflection in it! :) That tornado looks real enough to scare the pants off me and love your lightning bolts...very realistic...I'm running for cover! Superb, dramatic shot with excellent pp room effects! WTG, Carol! #8858683

Patrick Rouzes level-classic August 24, 2010

Absolutely exceptional in each & every way, Carol! This deserves to be seen again , my friend, & Good luck! WOW, indeed!
Also agree with Gord! #8859161

Karen Celella level-deluxe August 24, 2010

Wow Carol! This is quite an impressive creation! #8859281

Carol L. Fowler August 24, 2010

Thanks everyone! Comments appreciated! #8859526

Rona L. Schwarz August 24, 2010

Wow indeed! Marvelous creation, Carol! I was going to ask how you did it until I read the description - now I am even more impressed! Unique treatment of this lighthouse and fantastic storm reconstruction. Bet we see this again! #8860118

Marty Straub August 25, 2010

What a wonderful photo to start with, and then your talented creativity went to work on it and made it a better photo. You are surely one of my favorite artists, Carol. Always amazing work. #8860954

Kathy Salerni level-classic August 25, 2010

Wow, what a stunning creation of Pemaquid Light, Carol! A winner for sure! #8861940

Terry Cervi level-classic August 26, 2010

Awesome work, Carol! #8862384

Nadia Paul August 26, 2010

Fantastic DD work on this wonderful image Carol! #8863999

Liz blahh August 27, 2010

Great image! #8864843

Carol L. Fowler August 27, 2010

Thanks for the comments #8865753

Nancy (Peaches) Harker August 27, 2010

FANTASTIC image Carol! #8865832

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 28, 2010

Outstanding capture and digital work Carol! A wonderful take on this classic lighthouse!! This would make a great cover for a book!! Jeff #8866363

Howard B. Cheek August 28, 2010

Awesome Carol..I can see this published one fine day. Get it out there!! :) #8866510

Renata Gusciora August 28, 2010

Very dramatic!Carol!Incredible mood,awesome work! #8867827

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe August 29, 2010

Truly awesome and beautiful work, Carol!!! A big WOW!!! #8868668

Phyllis H. Burchett August 29, 2010

Exceptional work Carol! #8868858

Carol L. Fowler August 29, 2010

Thanks everyone! #8869413

Nancy (Peaches) Harker September 15, 2010


HUGE CONGRATS on your AWESOME finalist!
Best of luck in the next round! #8902753

Sherran Andersen level-classic September 15, 2010

Congrats Carol. #8903920

Nadia Paul September 15, 2010

Congrats on your wonderful finalist Carol! #8905603

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 16, 2010

amazing... congratulations!!! #8906928

Patrick Rouzes level-classic September 16, 2010

Carol, you cleaned house this past month, my friend! CONGRATULATIONS once again! #8910410

Phyllis H. Burchett September 16, 2010

Congrats (again) Carol!! #8911203

Rona L. Schwarz September 17, 2010

Knew we'd see this one again, Carol!! Bet we see it once more - in the Winner's circle!
C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!! #8912675

Guy C. Crilly level-classic September 18, 2010

Well done, congratulations. #8915369

Julianne Bradford September 19, 2010

Amazing Carol! What a great composition!! Cool dedication to Jack
:-) #8918417

Carol L. Fowler September 21, 2010

Thanks for the comments! Appreciated! #8922211

Rod Partington September 24, 2010

Amazing image Carol!
Excellent DD work. #8927075

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 26, 2010

OMG Carol.....I love this so much!! Beautiful capture and DD work....Can you explain how to use the brushes in PS? THANKS! #8931461

Carol L. Fowler September 26, 2010

Shelly- go to
This site has lots of different free brush sets you can download and add to your brush set in PS. Lightning brushes were under the Nature category. #8931584

Laura E. Swan level-classic September 28, 2010

OUTSTANDING Carol. This is HUGE on the WOW factor!

Huge congrats! Well deserved!

-Laura #8935510

Andre Larose November 06, 2012

Beautiful gallery Carol!! #10407206

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