Bozzzzz
Bozzzzz

Judgement Day 3063 w34



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Contest Finalist in Outdoor Galore Photo Contest
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dareco
 
dareco February 26, 2015
Superb!
natashakraus
 
natashakraus February 26, 2015
Stunning!
snowdon PRO
 
snowdon February 28, 2015
Spectacular photo.
DorisSeybold
 
DorisSeybold March 05, 2015
Amazing!
lindywalker
 
lindywalker March 07, 2015
absolutely stunning shot!!!
nornots Platinum
 
nornots March 17, 2015
Fantastic..
Mulice
 
Mulice March 17, 2015
WOW...What a shot! Fantastic, fabulous, stunning, jaw dropping!
KayBrewer PRO+
 
KayBrewer March 31, 2015
yowser!!! how'd you get that lightning to perform for you?
rmr731 PRO+
 
rmr731 May 01, 2015
What a freaking amazing capture!
thenickelwell
 
thenickelwell May 19, 2015
Absolutely breathtaking image. I love the detail and colors. Congrats
snowdon PRO
 
snowdon May 19, 2015
Congratulations on your Finalist Win in the ViewBug HQ contest.. Great job
Got2CaptureTheMoment
 
Got2CaptureTheMoment May 19, 2015
WOW! What an awesome shot. I am beyond amazed at it
KayBrewer PRO+
 
KayBrewer May 20, 2015
Looks like Judgement Day was upon you! Congratulation, Boz, for winning Finalist in the VB HQ contest! deserves it!
carolcardillo PRO
 
carolcardillo May 20, 2015
Yay, Mike! Congrats in being a Finalist! Amazing shot!
CWphotos5
 
CWphotos5 May 22, 2015
Exquisite capture! Congratulations!
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots May 23, 2015
Awesome capture. Congrats!
onyanita PRO+
 
onyanita May 30, 2015
superb .....voted!
nina050 PRO
 
nina050 June 17, 2015
Goosenecks in Utah? We were just there in March. Gorgeous shot!
onyanita PRO+
 
onyanita July 10, 2015
voted again!!!
snowdon PRO
 
snowdon July 21, 2015
Congratulations on your Finalist Win in the Force of Nature competition... Great news
KayBrewer PRO+
 
KayBrewer July 24, 2015
Congratulations, Boz. Finalist!
carolcardillo PRO
 
carolcardillo July 28, 2015
Congrats again, Mike, on being a Finalist!
ShutterSpeak PRO
 
ShutterSpeak August 20, 2015
Great capture and better timing!
onyanita PRO+
 
onyanita September 28, 2015
yay....congrats on another Contest Finalist!
carolcardillo PRO
 
carolcardillo September 28, 2015
Another Award! Congrats!
snowdon PRO
 
snowdon September 28, 2015
Great concept and content... congratulations on your Finalist Win in Outdoor Galore
KayBrewer PRO+
 
KayBrewer September 29, 2015
Mike, congratulations - finalist Outdoor Galore!!
Shreyans69
 
Shreyans69 October 21, 2015
Beautiful
KacperMichalik
 
KacperMichalik September 18, 2016
Amazing

Behind The Lens

Location
This photo was shot from Muley Point in Utah. That is Monument Valley in the distance being hit by lightning. The Goose Necks of the San Juan River appear in the darkened canyon below.
Time
This was taken as the sun was setting to the right of the frame.
Lighting
I was set-up with my tripod and gear but as the wind from this fast moving storm moved in I had to take my Canon 20D off the tripod to prevent it from being blown away. I ended-up sitting on the ground and hand holding the camera.
Equipment
Canon 20D Canon 24-105 mm L series lens B&W circular polarizer
Inspiration
I was there hoping for some nice sunset shots. The storm just happened and ultimately I needed to run for cover as the sky opened up and the rain fell in torrents. I had to abandon the idea of camping there and drove down the Mokey Dugway and drove into the town of Mexican Hat and found a cheap motel for the night.
Editing
Levels adjustments were one in PhotoShop and I used Topaz Detail to give the photo some "pop".
In my camera bag
Now I have a Cann 5D MKII and a Canon 7D, and a Canon 20D. I have a Canon 24-105, Canon 70-200 f/2,8, Canon 16-35 mm f/2.8, Schneider 4x6 glass filters and a Lee filter holder, Tiffen adjustable ND filter, Giotto tripod, Canon shutter release.
Feedback
When the skies darken like this you need to open up to a wide f/stop to allow as much light as possible and also give you a faster shutter speed. Try shooting in multi-shot bursts hoping to catch the lightning bolts.

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