Mini Challenge #119- Stormy Weather

clickin girlclickin girl Major grinsPosts: 278Registered Users Major grins
edited April 25, 2011 in The Dgrin Challenges
Hey everyone! Well I really had not thought about this a whole lot because I was not expecting to win. I have decided on Stormy Weather because I absolutely love pics of storms. They can be anything stormy weather related such as storm clouds, lightening, hail , etc. The challenge starts today, 4-11-11, and will run through Monday the 25th at 7:00 pm central time. Here are a few from me to give you some ideas:


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Good Luck everyone!

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  • SimpsonBrothersSimpsonBrothers Hobbyist Posts: 1,079Registered Users Major grins
    edited April 11, 2011
    Coit Tower, SF
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    Lake Tahoe Resort
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  • JAGJAG Photomaniac Wasilla, AKPosts: 7,079Super Moderators moderator
    edited April 11, 2011
    1. Distant Storm
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    2.Raining on a tin roof
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    3. Caribbean wonder...
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  • kdotaylorkdotaylor Major grins Posts: 1,263Registered Users Major grins
    edited April 11, 2011
    #1 Get Them Cows In
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    #2 Key West Beach
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    #3 Storm in the Graveyard
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  • jttphotojttphoto Big grins Posts: 36Registered Users Big grins
    edited April 11, 2011
    Lightning Dancer
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    Stick a fork in it
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    Triple Threat
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  • ghinsonghinson pǝuɹnʇdn Posts: 933Registered Users Major grins
    edited April 12, 2011
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    Fire on the Ocean

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    Great Point Storm Front

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    Madaket Storm Front
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  • JAGJAG Photomaniac Wasilla, AKPosts: 7,079Super Moderators moderator
    edited April 12, 2011
    awesome pics Greg! I especially like the Madaket Storm Front! Very well done!
  • den_sden_s Big grins Posts: 30Registered Users Big grins
    edited April 13, 2011
    A distant storm, reflected
  • CuongCuong SoCal grins Los Angeles suburbPosts: 1,508Registered Users Major grins
    edited April 16, 2011
    1. Sunny SoCal, even when it rains
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    2. Fire Storm - Station Fires in summer 2009
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    Cuong
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  • billseyebillseye Major grins Posts: 847Registered Users Major grins
    edited April 17, 2011
    Here are two oldies but goodies and one recent offering:

    1. Sunset after the Storm. Taken in at a Northern Wisconsin cranberry bog moments before a herd of mosquitos tried to carry my Minolta SRT-101 off to Canada. June 1976. Agfachrome color slide rephotographed with a digital camera, a macro lens and a light table.

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    2. Outside Amarillo, TX after a sandstorm. August 1976. Agfachrome color slide rephotographed with a digital camera, a macro lens and a light table.

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    3. Outside my home in Escondido, CA after a recent drought-busting rainstorm. March 2011

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  • TheBeerLadyTheBeerLady Beginner grinner Posts: 5Registered Users Beginner grinner
    edited April 18, 2011
    I've never had the nerve to jump into a challenge before, but now's as good a time as any, right? I'm guessing that while someone might giggle, probably no one will take away my birthday...

    1. Blizzard Drive - Somehow, I think the drive home would have looked better if I'd done it *before* the blizzard started...
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    2.Snow blows - it was a lot easier to think the blizzard was pretty when I wasn't driving through it
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    3. City storm -
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  • StueveShotsStueveShots Major grins PNW MountiansPosts: 542Registered Users Major grins
    edited April 19, 2011
    Greg, your shots are absolutely stunning! And den s...wow! You captured a beautiful moment.

    Actually...well done, everyone so far!clap.gif

    I have a few shots to share--not very dramatic, I'm afraid! (I've posted these before on other threads, so apologies to those who have seen them!)

    1. Snowfall

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    2. After the storm, with lightning-struck fire over the horizon

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    3. Storm front rolling over our property during the setting sun

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  • cosmicbluecosmicblue Big grins Posts: 17Registered Users Big grins
    edited April 19, 2011
  • cosmicbluecosmicblue Big grins Posts: 17Registered Users Big grins
    edited April 19, 2011
    Great shots ghinson! The madaket storm front is gorgeous!
  • ghinsonghinson pǝuɹnʇdn Posts: 933Registered Users Major grins
    edited April 19, 2011
    Thanks. I'm enjoying your fog pic too.
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  • NyarthlopicNyarthlopic Major grins Posts: 274Registered Users Major grins
    edited April 19, 2011
    I'm glad that winter storms count, too. ;-) For the record, these were taken on April 19. Isn't this stuff supposed to be gone? ;-)

    1. Our Lilac Bush.
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    2. The Burning Bush (gotta love the irony)
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    3. Another shot of our lilac bush, with snow falling this time.
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  • NyarthlopicNyarthlopic Major grins Posts: 274Registered Users Major grins
    edited April 19, 2011
    Ghinson...Madaket Storm Front is AWESOME!!!!!!
    JAG, I really like your Raining on a Tin Roof. Don't quite know why, but it grabs me.
    Kdotaylor, that cemetery one is very creepy in a cool way. Love it!

    I'm really digging this thread! Great idea clickin girl! Everyone is posting some nice stuff. Thank you all for sharing!
  • MichaelLockhartMichaelLockhart Big grins Posts: 23Registered Users Big grins
    edited April 19, 2011
    Wow! Great shots!!! We don't get much lightning up here in the Pacific Northwest so I had to go to the Sedona desert for this. Enjoy!!!

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  • ImageX PhotographyImageX Photography Major grins Posts: 528Registered Users Major grins
    edited April 19, 2011
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  • travelwaystravelways Candid Grinner Ottawa, CanadaPosts: 7,854Registered Users Major grins
    edited April 21, 2011
    #1 Stormy rush hour in Ottawa

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    #2 Better inside

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    #3 Nasty driving conditions

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  • StueveShotsStueveShots Major grins PNW MountiansPosts: 542Registered Users Major grins
    edited April 21, 2011
    photo-bug, I love those Ottawa shots! The images make me feel slightly tense...and flat-out drenched. (I know that feeling well!)
  • travelwaystravelways Candid Grinner Ottawa, CanadaPosts: 7,854Registered Users Major grins
    edited April 21, 2011
    photo-bug, I love those Ottawa shots! The images make me feel slightly tense...and flat-out drenched. (I know that feeling well!)

    Thank you :) I love your third entry too!
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  • travelwaystravelways Candid Grinner Ottawa, CanadaPosts: 7,854Registered Users Major grins
    edited April 21, 2011
    * I actually changed my third entry with another Canadian shot from the road :)
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  • TheBeerLadyTheBeerLady Beginner grinner Posts: 5Registered Users Beginner grinner
    edited April 21, 2011
    Wow - these shots are so great. I'm now feeling totally outclassed. Do I get extra credit for having hiked out into a blizzard for my second shot? Laughing.gif
  • Candid MugCandid Mug Big grins Posts: 32Registered Users Big grins
    edited April 22, 2011
    ghinson wrote: »
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    Fire on the Ocean

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    Great Point Storm Front

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    Madaket Storm Front

    This third one is absolutely breathtaking...
  • travelwaystravelways Candid Grinner Ottawa, CanadaPosts: 7,854Registered Users Major grins
    edited April 22, 2011
    Candid Mug wrote: »
    This third one is absolutely breathtaking...


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  • ghinsonghinson pǝuɹnʇdn Posts: 933Registered Users Major grins
    edited April 22, 2011
    Candid Mug wrote: »
    This third one is absolutely breathtaking...

    Thanks! You guys have inspired me to make a large print of this one for the next gallery show. Getting it printed 24x36, metallic.
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  • travelwaystravelways Candid Grinner Ottawa, CanadaPosts: 7,854Registered Users Major grins
    edited April 22, 2011
    ghinson wrote: »
    Thanks! You guys have inspired me to make a large print of this one for the next gallery show. Getting it printed 24x36, metallic.

    Great idea! clap.gif
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  • Candid MugCandid Mug Big grins Posts: 32Registered Users Big grins
    edited April 22, 2011
    ghinson wrote: »
    Thanks! You guys have inspired me to make a large print of this one for the next gallery show. Getting it printed 24x36, metallic.

    Well worthy of it! Sorry about attaching all your photos to my response; I am new to Dgrin and didn't realize it would do that. Love the photos though!
  • NyarthlopicNyarthlopic Major grins Posts: 274Registered Users Major grins
    edited April 22, 2011
    Wow - these shots are so great. I'm now feeling totally outclassed. Do I get extra credit for having hiked out into a blizzard for my second shot? Laughing.gif

    I actually like your second and third shots. On the second one, you captured the snow falling really well; that's something I've always had a hard time with. And I love the color on the third shot. So don't sell yourself short.
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