Distant Storm

Uploaded: January 27, 2014 02:40:30


Overlooking Brevard N.C. from the Blue Ridge Parkway at dusk. A summer storm moving through as it was clear skies above where we were. MT entry.

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 14/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 39.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS REBEL T3i


Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe January 27, 2014

Outstanding MT capture. Love the light and lightning. Should be a winner. #1561145

Colette M. Metcalf January 27, 2014

Wow!! Fantastic capture, Randy!!! #10957022

Ken Smith level-classic January 27, 2014

Super job, Randy. I used to live in Arden, NC many years ago. You were in the right place at the right time. #10957088

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe January 27, 2014

Just a gorgeous sky! Nice catch!! #10957112

Monnie Ryan January 27, 2014

WOW! #10957256

Dayna Cain level-classic January 27, 2014

Excellent capture! WOW! #10957307

David Phalen January 27, 2014

WOWZA!! Stunning light!! #10957519

Susan M. Campbell January 27, 2014

Amazing shot. Your timing was so perfect. #10957883

SANJOY PRAMANIK January 28, 2014

Superlative work ... hope for a wining spot. #10958441

Mary Alston January 28, 2014

Gorgeous! #10958793

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe January 28, 2014

Thanks everyone. Had a lot of fun here trying to set the timing right. Always seemed that when I closed the shutter that a big bolt would go. Missed some, but I guess I caught some. #10958906

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe January 31, 2014

Outstanding, Randy! You caught this one perfectly! Exceptionally well done! #10961644

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 26, 2014

I knew we would see this again. Congrats! Hope to see it with the gold. #10985958

Jeana Clark February 26, 2014

Good Luck
In the Next Round!!

~J~ #10986152

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 26, 2014

Amazing! Congrats on this super finalist

jo ann c.


Donna La Mattino Pagakis February 27, 2014

Perfection, congrats! #10987728

Debbie Bray March 02, 2014

Wow! Fabulous capture, and congrats too on your Finalist! #10990440

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