Stormy Weather

© William C. Raco

Stormy Weather

Uploaded: June 20, 2005 03:09:51


Sony 707 using Hoya IR72 filter


Roxanne M. Bubar June 20, 2005

What a beautiful image. I love this. #266027

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic June 20, 2005

My new favorite from you! This is the bomb, Bill!!! #1491051

Janet L. Skinner June 20, 2005

What a gorgeous sky....and the lone tree....wonderful scene, Bill!!! #1491052

Paul Michko June 20, 2005

Wow!!! What a dramatic image, Bill. #1491058

Donna K. Kilcher level-classic June 20, 2005

a wonderful capture! #1491084

Tammy Scott June 20, 2005

Very neat and forboding scene, Bill! #1491087

Donna W. Neal June 20, 2005

Excellent, love the infrared Bill it really works with this photo. #1491115

Bobbie Davis June 20, 2005

Outstanding image with IR Bill! Let me ask you, can I use an IR filter on my Canon digital rebel? I asked DiAnna but she wasn't you know? :) #1491151

Cindy Paquette June 20, 2005

Beautiful scene Bill...think this could be my favorite farm scene of yours!! #1491179

Wayne Brasch June 20, 2005

Nice work William, fantastic tree and very dramatic clouds. #1491187

Gail Vitikacs level-classic June 20, 2005

FABULOUS...this is beautiful! #1491216

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe June 20, 2005

I love this one Bill - and I bet it was a beautiful scene without the filter too! #1491248

Cathy Gregor June 20, 2005

Very dramatic, Bill! Nicely done. Lke the IR. #1491373

Linda D. Lester level-classic June 20, 2005

Beautiful shot! I would like to know the same thing Bobbie wants to know! #1491409

Kasia Elser June 20, 2005

Great shot! #1491439

Colleen Braun June 20, 2005

looks dark and mysterious... #1491462

Anita Hogue June 20, 2005

Magnificient image, Bill!! #1491485

Vicki Hunt June 20, 2005

Oh Boy! I really love this! #1491486

S J June 20, 2005

Great IR image, Bill!! Very dramatic and beautiful!! #1491643

Marcie A. Fowler June 20, 2005

I love the dramatic, anticipatory feel that the IR filter gives this image Bill!! Very, very well done! #1491772

Deb Holmes-Hatfield June 20, 2005

Stunning and dramatic, Bill, wonderful IR! #1491826

Joy Rector June 20, 2005

Oh this is sooo beautiful! #1491937

DiAnna F. Paulk June 20, 2005

Beautiful, Bill!! I'm so glad you posted an infrared! Thanks for your comments and encouragement on my efforts. How are you dealing with the noise in your IR photos? Sometimes NeatImage just washes out the details along with the noise in mine. So, I'm using a combination of NeatImage and Craig's Actions Shadow Soft B&W. #1492229

Stephanie Lyons June 20, 2005

Outstanding image Bill! This is, as said before - so very dramatic! Wonderful! #1492257

Kara L. Hendricks June 20, 2005

Very intense image Bill!! I love this!! #1492406

Claudette Foote June 20, 2005


Susan T. Parady June 20, 2005

Awesome composition and mood.
Outstanding, Bill! #1492625

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic June 20, 2005

Great shot!!!! Shelly #1492674

Cathy Stancil June 20, 2005

Excellent Bill ! I love everything about this image...Bravo ! #1492972

Deborah Sandidge June 20, 2005

Gorgeous infrared, Bill - beautiful image! #1493003

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 20, 2005

OH WOW!!!!! This is one of my favourites Bill!!!!!!!! #1493135

Susan T. Evans level-classic June 20, 2005

Outstanding work Bill, the sky is awesome!!! #1493250

Wren Hendrick June 20, 2005

Dynamic, Bill!!! Superb work #1493781

Kathleen Clemons June 20, 2005

Wow, Bill.....I really wish I had your way with words, I could tell you how fabulous this is! #1493892

Marsha S. Smith June 20, 2005

Such a forbidding looking place in this shot, Bill. Amazing what that IR filter will do. This is gorgeous. #1494286

William C. Raco level-classic June 20, 2005

Thank you all for the very wonderful comments!
Best wishes...

bill #1494359

Carol Brill June 20, 2005

Wow, it was a dark and stormy captured the melodramatic mood and that lowering sky wondrously here, Bill, with all the subtle tonal shadings and filter work!! #1495185

William C. Raco level-classic June 21, 2005

Thank you, Carol.


Debra Booth June 21, 2005

Beautiful IR image, Bill! #1496135

Goshka G. June 21, 2005

Love the dramatic clouds and the wonderful composition!! #1497682

Jill Flynn June 21, 2005

STUNNING Bill. That sky is out of this world!!! LOVE THIS! #1497940

William C. Raco level-classic June 22, 2005

thanks so very much Debra, Goshka and Jill!


Evy Johansen level-classic June 22, 2005

Awesome IR, Bill! Wonderful composition and clarity! Love it! #1507849

Rosemary Buffoni June 23, 2005

What a beautiful image and the use of IR really puts it over the top. I like the way the tree in the corner grabs the eye and then diagonally you will find the house. A real beauty, Bill.
Ro #1511101

William C. Raco level-classic June 23, 2005

Thanks so much Evy and Ro!
Best wishes,


Elizabeth Carol June 24, 2005

Beautiful IR. Perfect composition! #1516760

Lucia De Giovanni June 25, 2005

What an amazing perspective, Bill! This is a great shot! #1518840

William C. Raco level-classic June 25, 2005

Thank you so much Elizabeth and Lucia!


Sharon Day June 25, 2005

Wonderful IR, Bill!!! The whole composition is dynamic and outstanding! #1520112

William C. Raco level-classic June 25, 2005

Thank you so much, Sharon


Sherri Conley June 30, 2005

Love the drama and the mood that you caught in this image! Wonderful! #1538250

William C. Raco level-classic July 02, 2005

Thank you, Sherri!


Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 02, 2005

Fabulous, dramatic image, Bill! Awesome, in fact! #1547923

William C. Raco level-classic July 04, 2005

Thank you, Terry

bill #1551782

Lori Carlson July 08, 2005

This is so surreal and sharp Bill! Very well everything! :0) #1570612

William C. Raco level-classic July 09, 2005

Thank you, Lori!


Stephanie Lyons July 23, 2005

Yay! Well deserved congrats Bill! #1625146

Marie Fields July 23, 2005

WOW! Awesome image, Bill! Congratulations!!! #1625615

Cathy Barrows July 23, 2005

Congrats on your finalist...excellent #1625660

Roger D. Meador July 23, 2005

I REALLY like this. #1627104

Jennifer Rennison July 23, 2005

Outstanding, Bill, congratulations on your finalist! #1627302

Deborah Sandidge July 23, 2005

Fantastic IR work, Bill, congratulations! #1628082

Deb Holmes-Hatfield July 23, 2005

Congrats again Bill, great job! #1628133

Mata Patan July 23, 2005

Well deserved finalist, congratulations!! #1628380

Kerby Pfrangle July 23, 2005


Congratulations on your finalist.

Good luck in the finals.

Kerby #1628413

Kathleen R. Struckle July 23, 2005

Congrats again Bill!! #1628972

Janet L. Skinner July 23, 2005

Hey there!! Congrats on this awesome image, Bill!!!!!! #1629029

Tammy Scott July 23, 2005

Congratulations, Bill, on a great finalist! #1629070

Cora Miller level-classic July 23, 2005

Your composition is as dramatic as that sky! Congratulations on making the finals with this fabulous IR shot, Bill! #1629953

S J July 24, 2005

Congratulations on this great Finalist, Bill!! #1633551

S J July 24, 2005

Woo Hoo!!! I'm back again!!! Congratulations on this super WIN, Bill!! #1633715

LJ Corliss level-classic July 24, 2005

Congrats, Bill :) #1633755

Joannie Bertucci level-classic July 24, 2005

Well Mr. Bill, first things first...congratulations on a fine, fine win!
The result of your IR lens is extremely dramatic in this excellently composed image! Ah, hell, your good :-) #1633796

Dan Holm July 24, 2005

Alright, Bill!!! CONGRATULATION on this outstanding and exceptionally well deserved WIN!!!!!!!! #1633816

Susan T. Evans level-classic July 24, 2005

Congrats Bill on this awesome second place winner!!!!!!!!! whooooooooooooo hoooooooooooooo!!! #1633856

Mary K. Robison July 25, 2005

Beautiful IR composition, Bill!
Congratulations on your win!!! #1633885

Walter Graziano July 25, 2005

Way to go Bill!!!!!! #1633932

Stanley J. Contrades July 25, 2005

Awesome IR, bill, and CONGRATULATIONS on your win!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1633972

Kerby Pfrangle July 25, 2005


Congratulations on your second place win.

Job well done. Kerby #1634157

Vicki Hunt July 25, 2005

Congratulations on this wonderful win! #1634216

Marsha S. Smith July 25, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! Such a wonderful image, Bill! #1634229

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 25, 2005


Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win Bill!!! #1634328

Joline Frazier July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win, such a beautiful image. #1634423

Tom Andersen July 25, 2005

Congratulations on this gorgeous second place winner, Bill! #1634534

Kathleen Clemons July 25, 2005

WHOOOOO HOOOOOOO for you!!!! Congratulations, Bill!!!!!!! #1634535

Tammy Scott July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win, Bill! #1634628

Stephanie Lyons July 25, 2005

Yay! Congrats Bill! #1634653

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 25, 2005

Excellent image, Bill! Congratulations on your win! #1634715

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win, bill!
kk #1634745

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 25, 2005

Spellbinding image, Bill, congratulations on your win!!!
-Debby #1634866

Marcie A. Fowler July 25, 2005

Congrats on a very well deserved win Papa Bill!!! #1634909

Colette M. Metcalf July 25, 2005

Congratulations to you Bill!!! #1634957

Claudette Foote July 25, 2005

Congrats on a very well deserved win Bill.. #1635050

Laura Clay-Ballard July 25, 2005

HUGE CONGRATS on this awesome winner! #1635075

Murry Grigsby July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your wonderful IR image and win Bill!! #1635222

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict July 25, 2005

Congrats on your win bill - great image!! #1635327

Jennifer Rennison July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win, Bill! #1635492

Cathy Barrows July 25, 2005

Congrats on your win!...i just love this IR shot #1635528

Joyce ONeil July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win!

Great image! #1635857

KHAWLA Haddad July 25, 2005

Congratulations on this wonderful winner!!! #1636109

Deborah Sandidge July 25, 2005

Beautiful IR image, Bill, congratulations! #1636188

Jill Flynn July 25, 2005

Congratulations on this well deserved and OUTSTANDING SECOND PLACE win Bill! #1636277

Kate Jackson July 25, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful win Bill! #1636382

William C. Raco level-classic July 25, 2005

Many thanks, everyone!
I very much appreciate your time and kind words


July 25, 2005

Great job Bill!
Congratulations on your win! #1637364

Nobu Nagase July 25, 2005

Ooh, Yes,... the IR Man!!!
Many congratulations, Bill, on this great win for this beauty!!! #1637405

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe July 25, 2005

The IR king returns!! Congrats, Bill. #1637431

Wally Orlowsky July 25, 2005

Congratulations on this terrific IR winner, Bill! #1637827

Susie Peek-Swint July 25, 2005

Fantastic image Bill ~ congrats on a well-deserved win! #1637848

Cathy Gregor July 25, 2005

Congratulations on this very cool winner, Bill!! #1637966

Diane Addonizio level-classic July 25, 2005

Congrats on your win, Bill! #1638131

Terry R. Hatfield July 25, 2005

Beautiful Ir Image Bill!!A Big Congratulations To You On Your Win!! #1638367

Donna J. Taff July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your beautiful win, Bill!! Ist place in my opinion but I'm not the judges! #1638422

Guy D. Biechele level-classic July 25, 2005

Fabulous IR shot, Bill. Wonderful comp. and what a sky!! Congratulations on your win! #1638511

Cora Miller level-classic July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win, Bill! #1638669

Souha Dooly July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win,Bill!!great work!! #1638763

William C. Raco level-classic July 26, 2005

You are all so kind.
Thank you!


Darren K. Fisher July 26, 2005

WOW I can not believe I missed this one. It is simply awesome Bill. Congrats on your WIN. It is very well deserved. #1639765

Sherri Conley July 26, 2005

This is such a beautiful photo, William ~ Congratulations on your win! #1639796

Deb Holmes-Hatfield July 26, 2005

Congrats on your winner Bill, way to go! #1640843

Karen Bacon July 26, 2005

A big congratulations Bill on this fantastic winner! #1640981

Sharon Day July 26, 2005

I envy your IR images, Bill!!! Superb as always! Big Congratulations!!! #1641739

Janet L. Skinner July 26, 2005

Congratulations, Bill!!!! Took me long enough to get to the bottom of this page :)......I love this image!! #1642505

William C. Raco level-classic July 26, 2005

Thank you all very much!
Best wishes


Claudia Kuhn level-classic July 27, 2005

Super shot Bill, love that IR, big congrats!!! #1644054

William C. Raco level-classic July 27, 2005

Thank you, Claudia!

bill #1646397

Cindy Paquette July 27, 2005

Gosh Bill, I missed this one first time around! Wow, this is just so gorgeous as is all your infrared work! This one is special, just like "Snow in July" is special! Congratulations on this wonderful win Bill! #1646531

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 01, 2005

Congrats Bill! A terrific, very well done image! Jeff #1663484

Vince Warwick August 05, 2005

Simply blown away with this image!

Excellent work

Vince #1682136

William C. Raco level-classic August 05, 2005

Thank you Cindy, Jeff and Vince!


bob cornelison August 09, 2005

Was browsing thru the winners last month and came across this one..Congrats on a great shot Bill!
~:O) #1699274

Joy Rector August 16, 2005

congrats on this win #1724162

William C. Raco level-classic August 17, 2005

Thank you so much Bob and Joy!


Virginia L. Allison September 13, 2005

Great shot. I enjoyed looking through your gallery. I kept looking for a scene I recognize. Pennsylvania is a beautiful State...we are very lucky indeed! Keep up the great work. #1833935

Philip Pankov September 24, 2005

I love nice infrared work - and this is a good exmaple of great IR shot!

Philip Pankov
Pictures of Ireland - Fine Art Photographs of Ireland

Patrick Campbell August 16, 2008

Beautifully realized image, congrats Bill! #6323137

William C. Raco level-classic August 16, 2008

Thank you Virginia, Philip and Patrick #6323141

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