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Not the right moment to drown in that lake.

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Not the right moment to drown in that lake.

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5 Comments | Report
DocTom Platinum
 
DocTom January 15, 2016
Lovely, unique image!
Joseph-Balson PRO
Joseph-Balson June 10, 2016
Thanks
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots June 09, 2016
Awesome capture! Congrats.
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Joseph-Balson June 10, 2016
Thank you
renomike Platinum
 
renomike June 09, 2016
Awesome Lenticular Cloud.... We get a lot of them here in Nevada.
Joseph-Balson PRO
Joseph-Balson June 10, 2016
Thank you
lenasanver
 
lenasanver October 17, 2016
Fantastic!
Adam_Asdel_Creations
 
Adam_Asdel_Creations February 25, 2017
This is insane!

Behind The Lens

Location
This photo was taken on the east coast of Corsica in November 2015 during an aimless walk on the beach. That place is some kind of lake just beside the beach and the Mediterranean Sea. East: the sea. West: the mountains. At that time of the year, the place is totally deserted and so quiet.
Time
It was the end of the day, quite cold and damp. Not sunset yet, but not far. The sun was still over the mountains and already hidden by clouds. That made that very special light.
Lighting
The light was just beautiful: not saturated but incredibly dense and soft at the same time: everything looked kinda brownish and dark, sort of like a blue night, but with brownish tint.
Equipment
Just a Nikon D3 and a Nikkor 35-70 f/2.8 with a B+W CPL.
Inspiration
Being lucky: at the right place, at the right time. Those clouds are uncommon in corsica. It was too beautiful to not shoot.
Editing
Nothing fancy here. Levels, white balance, contrast, and a selective mask on the sky. I just wanted to emphasize the mood of the moment.
In my camera bag
Any of my DSLR that has a charged battery, and the first lens that I can reach. I don't have a bag. Bags mean heavy stuff, too much stuff, and spending too much time worrying about that stuff; I don't really care about equipment: I just shoot what I see with what I have at that moment. When I go specifically to shoot something special, I just carry the minimum things I think will be needed.
Feedback
Always carry a camera, open your eyes, shoot.

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