Shelf Cloud

© Everett Royer

Shelf Cloud

Uploaded: August 25, 2004 17:54:03

Description

Shot in evening. The original was underexposed, which led to a bit of digital grain. I used the channel mixer to convert to b&w. I then used the marquee tool to select the wheat field in the foreground and then added and deleted from this selection using the magic lasso tool. I brightened the wheat layer and used the screen mode. I then adjusted the opacity.

Comments

Bruce J. Malmberg August 25, 2004

Awesome photo Everett,, VERY powerful
#162047

Everett Royer August 25, 2004

Thank you Bruce.
It was amazing wathing this storm build. About 30-45 minutes after this photo, this storm produced strong enough winds to snap 27 telephone poles close to my hometown. The flat kansas plains afford us a great view of the awesome power of nature!
Everett #734922

August 25, 2004

AWESOME! I love storms, and this is one of the coolest pictures I've seen. I love the emotion and the depth you get from the black and white... big fan of black and white! Great Job!!! - Care #735075

Amanda Price August 25, 2004

It looks overexposed at the top. I don't know if that will hurt your chances at winning with this otherwise INCREDIBLE shot!!! Absolutely amazing! #735180

Wayne Brasch August 25, 2004

Outstanding photo Everett, love the cloud formations and the PS effects. #735228

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic August 25, 2004

Wonderful capture and effects, Everett! #735249

Jonna Bergström August 25, 2004

GREAT shot!!!!!!!! #735259

Sherri Conley September 13, 2004

Hi Everett! Congrats on making finals with this SUPER shot! Sherri #774936

Sharon Day level-classic September 13, 2004

Congratulations, Everett!!! That is the most awesome image I've ever seen of a storm cloud! #775894

Cathy T. Vettes September 13, 2004

WOW ..WOW !! And OH yea.. did I say WOW?? Outstanding Everett !! Simply Outstanding !!! Congradulations.. #776257

Cathy Barrows September 14, 2004

Congrats!...awesome...best of luck #777789

Anita Taylor September 14, 2004

This is incredible, Everett! What a capture! #780620

Jonna Bergström September 15, 2004

Congratulations!

- Jonna #782183

bob cornelison September 15, 2004

I knew this was a winner when I saw it! Congrats!~:O) #782730

bob cornelison September 15, 2004

DOROTHY?...DOROTHY?...WHERE ARE YOU? #782739

Nancy Grace Chen September 15, 2004

WOW... talk about dramatic... I'm blown away!! Those are some pretty crazy clouds. A well-deserved winner. CONGRATULATIONS!

Nancy #784216

Everett Royer September 19, 2004

Thanks everyone for the nice comments.
I guess being at the right place at the right time paid off.
Thanks again. #791776

Susana Matos September 26, 2004

Congratulations, outstanding image!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #806012

Susana Ms Heide October 08, 2005

This is the first time I come across this photo Everett and it is PHENOMENAL!!!! Never seen anything even close to this! Belated CONGRATS on this winner!! #1930060

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