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Dark, dark skies and dazzling sunlight
Lens: DA*50-135mm Camera: K-5 
Posted By: newmikey, 10-14-2012, 04:35 AM

Just walking the dog this morning in the local city park. Ominous rainclouds hanging almost stationary over the coastal dunes and the beach while just 3 miles inland the sun is shining with incredible brightness, lighting up the landscape like a searchlight. Talk about dynamic range! All shots straight raw conversions.

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10-14-2012, 05:05 AM   #2
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I absolutely love it when I'm out walking and the skies and sun are like this. Sometimes if I am in the woods a mist hovers four feet above the ground, rain drops sparkle and yet the sky is as dark as the sky in your photos. What a glow, and your images captured that perfectly. Looks like there was quite the wind too. Wonderful moody dramatic shots Mike!
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The first and third ones are my favorites. What a great group of images.
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Great shots I to love this type of scene

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That first one is super! I really like the bright foreground/dark sky look. Where was it taken?
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