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The Light Before The Dark

This was shot right as a a storm was coming over the Air Force Academy's Chapel. The clouds just broke to allow the sun to shine through some of the cloud...
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This was shot right as a a storm was coming over the Air Force Academy's Chapel. The clouds just broke to allow the sun to shine through some of the clouds, thus the white spot. No Photoshop was used. I hope you like it.
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MKoelen
 
MKoelen December 25, 2015
What a strange building; looks like the Batcave! You gave it a "haunting" sphere....
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AWAAphotos December 28, 2015
Thank you! Yeah the storm created a really cool "cloudscape". The "haunting" effect comes from a small amount of vignetting around the edges of the photo, that plus the brightness of the chapel allows the photo to really pop.
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edrobson December 28, 2015
Great shot.
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AWAAphotos December 28, 2015
Thank you so much, I really appreciate it.
ASF401
 
ASF401 December 29, 2015
Can't put into to words how stunning this is. The lighting & composition are absolutely perfect. Well done!
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AWAAphotos January 02, 2016
Thank you so much for your kind comment! I am so glad you liked it. Yes the the sun and the clouds worked so well together to create a beautiful scene! Thank you again.
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ferguam January 07, 2016
This is a great angle shot of the chapel. I live in COS and I will have to try this angle. Great shot!!!!
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AWAAphotos January 12, 2016
Thank you! I am glad you liked it.
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terilbrisendine January 18, 2016
This in Colorado correct... been there saw this, beautful shot of it
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AWAAphotos January 19, 2016
Yes this is at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Thank you, I am glad you liked it.
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ret364 January 28, 2016
I was stationed at the Academy in the 80's. Man I'm getting old. Beautiful capture of a very intriguing building.
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AWAAphotos February 03, 2016
Thank you so much for your kind comment, I really do appreciate it. I live in Colorado Springs and my dad is also in the Air Force, so I see the Chapel a lot, and was able to get that one lucky shot where it all came together. Thank you again.
pino-dave
 
pino-dave January 31, 2016
A very interesting photo with the cloud colour and formation together with the vertical lines of the building as well as lines in the foreground
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AWAAphotos February 03, 2016
I really enjoyed waiting for that perfect time to shot this very as you said "interesting photo". As I've said before everything came together so well. Thank you so much for commenting.
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MikeHiggins February 09, 2016
A really great shot and it's excellent the way you have taken advantage of the weather. It give a eerie feel. It's well worth a prize, good luck. Mike
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AWAAphotos February 15, 2016
Thank you so much for commenting your appreciation. I am very glad you liked it. Thank you again!
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onedaatmc November 28, 2016
Been there many times , Used to live at the AFA , Dad was a colonel and taught there in the 70's ! Nice photo and a good reminder !
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AWAAphotos April 22, 2017
Thank you! I am glad you liked it.

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