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Old Jun 7, 2012, 10:37 PM   #1
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Thought the blowing sand in the high winds was interesting. Another type of weather shot, about the only one I have of this. Taken January 2011 in Death Valley.

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Old Jun 7, 2012, 11:30 PM   #2
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Nice! Love the combo of lighting, time of day, POV, the dust and that you didn't use PP to make anything pop. I played around with some cropping. Found I liked this better by removing about 80% of the foreground then taking a little off the top until the foreground and sky stopped competing with the dust and mountains. I'm not saying they're a distraction, far from it, they're integral elements.
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Old Jun 8, 2012, 2:57 AM   #3
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that looks dramatic
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Beautiful composition. Just the right amount of sky, mountain, blowing sand and road.
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very nice - I drove through a dust storm out in the middle of the painted desert between page, az and the grand canyon. It was very surreal.
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Old Jun 9, 2012, 6:16 PM   #6
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Blowing dust and sand is always interesting, but not always easy to photograph. The first one I was ever in, it was so dark I thought it was foggy at first. It ended up sand-blasting some of the paint off the car I was driving. This one was not anything like that, so was much easier to photograph.
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Sure looks like the road to nowhere... or somewhere Thelma and Louise would drive. Great composition
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