An hdr shot of a violent storm cell moving in. Taken Thursday evening, 18th, August from the foothills of Mt Rigi, Switzerland.

*Photographs taken with Nikon D7000, 10-20mm Sigma lens @ 16mm, f/5, 1/200sec, iso100, handheld. HDR’s created from 3 bracketed exposures (-2,0,+2), tonemapped in Photomatix. Final processing in PS CS4 & additional plug-ins.

Image added on 27th of August, 2011

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Originally hailing from Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, Luke’s work uniquely reflects his life-long love of the outdoors and his keen interest in portraiture. Having recently returned from 4.5 years living and travelling abroad, his portfolio presents an intriguing variety of images that will delight any viewer.

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  • Rafferty-Evans
    Rafferty-Evansover 3 years ago

    Stunning sky!

  • Cheers! (make sure you check out the pano version. ;-) )

    – Luke Griffin

  • Kasia-D
    Kasia-Dover 3 years ago

    Scary stuff. Great capture!
    Judging by the recent weather I think it moved on to Munich after Switzerland LOL

  • Some pretty wild cells been getting around Europe the past few weeks.
    Thanks Kasia.

    – Luke Griffin

  • Karen  Helgesen
    Karen Helgesenover 3 years ago

    Striking image! Love the feel of it…I think my Golden Retriever would be looking for a hideout ( scared to death of thunderstorms) if he saw this!

  • Thank you Karen!

    – Luke Griffin

  • Evelina Kremsdorf
    Evelina Kremsdorfover 3 years ago

    I’m just waiting to see if there are any brave souls to take a shot at “Irene”!… while I’m still home and with electricity :)))

  • Stay safe Ev!

    – Luke Griffin

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture

  • Thank you Larry!

    – Luke Griffin

  • Gilberte
    Gilberteover 3 years ago

    so beautiful Luke…like an antique painting

  • Thanks so much Gilberte!

    – Luke Griffin

  • EvaAn68
    EvaAn68over 3 years ago

    This is really, really beautiful! Absolutely love the colours in it :D
    Hmm… like this better then the pano… sorry dude ; )

  • Haha… I don’t mind… they’re both my images. LOL

    Thanks Eva.

    – Luke Griffin

  • EvaAn68
    EvaAn68over 3 years ago

    Really? Who knew? :P

  • LOL

    – Luke Griffin

  • jphall
    jphallover 3 years ago

    Excellebt work Luke

  • Thanks JP. ;-)

    – Luke Griffin

  • Ruben D. Mascaro
    Ruben D. Mascaroover 3 years ago

    Brilliant cause it looks so natural. Great work mate.

  • Thanks bro.

    – Luke Griffin

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