Summer Storm - Bribie Island by Barbara Burkhardt

I was standing on the garden rooftop of our apartment in Caloundra watching the approach of this storm crossing the northern end of Bribie Island . It massed and shaped into this wave as it crossed from the mainland and headed out to sea. Frightening for me as storms at the time were my most fearful of beasts.
Below is the companion piece to this work which shows the full storm front. Click on the image to check it out.
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Thank you to the lovely person who purchased this image. I hope it creates atmosphere to the room. I believe it has great dynamics as a conversation piece. Much appreciation ~ Barbara
Summer Storm - Bribie Island - Panorama
I am so overwhelmed at the response to this image. I dearly appreciate your wonderful words of encouragement so to this I give you a big heartfelt thank you.
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WINNER – _Dramatic Weather along our Shores _ Challenge – Beach, River or Lake Treasures Group
WINNER – _Storms Challenge – Around the World Group
This image has been used in a number of weather related publications including Victoria’s Herold Sun Newspaper_, the Bureau of Meteorology’s Australian Weather Calendar 2006 and the United Nations Environment Program’s "_UNEP Year Book 2009":

A severe summer storm front moves across Bribie Island, Queensland, Australia.
Nikon D100
1/60s – f4
Nikkor Zoom Lens @ 28mm

Description of Bribie Island National Park
This sandy island, 34klm long and up to 8km wide, is located to the east of Caboolture at the northern end of Moreton Bay and separated from the mainland by Pumicestone Passage in SEQueensland Australia.

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  • helmutk
    helmutkover 5 years ago

    Absolutely stunning image !.

  • Thank you so much for your comment

    – Barbara Burkhardt

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartover 5 years ago

    Wow! Such spectacular clouds, and the waves look like they’re quite stirred up too…incredible capture Barbara!

  • Thanks so much for stopping by Georgie B-).

    – Barbara Burkhardt

  • lucyarohanui
    lucyarohanuiover 5 years ago

    I am in awe of this capture !!!! Excellent shot Barbara !!!!!!!!
    Lucy :))))

  • I am so pleased you like this one Lucy

    – Barbara Burkhardt

  • dtomw
    dtomwover 5 years ago


  • Hello and thank you.

    – Barbara Burkhardt

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseover 5 years ago

    Brabara this is a wonderful capture!! Well done :))

  • Hi and thanks for your kind words of encouragement again Rosie

    – Barbara Burkhardt

  • greenstone
    greenstoneover 5 years ago

    wow!!! awesome catch!

  • Thank you so much for your wowness comment

    – Barbara Burkhardt

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunover 5 years ago

    Wow l think l would be running for cover awesome shot !

  • Hello and thanks and I did eventually take cover – I’m just another crazy photographer!

    – Barbara Burkhardt

  • Mark Grech
    Mark Grechover 5 years ago

    Simply great . Great shot

  • Hello there and thank you

    – Barbara Burkhardt

  • Smile
    Smileover 5 years ago

    Wow!!! This is a brilliant capture!!!

  • Thanks so much for stopping by. & leaving a comment for me. B-)

    – Barbara Burkhardt

  • Gene Praag
    Gene Praagover 5 years ago

    That is spectacular…..Great capture!!

  • Hi Gene and thanks for your kind words of encouragement

    – Barbara Burkhardt

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