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Watching the storm roll in at Gantheume Point, Broome, Western Australia. Gantheume point is a special place to Yawuru people and is known to them as “Minyirr”.

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Nikon D60 (Sigma 10-20mm)

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Comments

  • Vicki Ferrari
    Vicki Ferrariover 3 years ago

    Oooohhhh…. scary storm Mieke!!! What a beauty…. how wet did you get, I imagine not long after this photo??
    Brilliant photography! :)

  • Thanks, Vicki. It hit us about four minutes later and it was incredible! We were instantly surrounded by a wall of water =D Two of us sprinted and kinda made it back to the car, wet but not drenched… the woman in this shot wasn’t so lucky :S

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Joseph T. Meirose IV
    Joseph T. Meir...over 3 years ago

    Wow, that’s a whole lot of angry sky! Very nice capture of it.

  • Thanks, Joe! :)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Owed to Nature
    Owed to Natureover 3 years ago

    This moment captures so many stories from the mood of the sky to the brilliance of water and earth to the innocence of a photographer to the hope of lingering touches of sun… where to begin??? A picture really is worth a thousand words! Lovely job Mieke.

  • What a lovely comment, Sylvia! Thank you!! I’m glad it conveys the entire story :)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Ekascam
    Ekascamover 3 years ago

    A stunning shot here, love the colours, well done!

  • Thanks heaps, Eric!! Glad you like it :)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Jenni Tanner
    Jenni Tannerover 3 years ago

    The same storm? The colour is spectacular :-)

  • Yep! Same storm – I’ve put the other one up underneath it so you can compare :)
    It was a ripper!!!

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Mel Brackstone.com
    Mel Brackstone...over 3 years ago

    Whoa, that’s even more impressive in colour!

  • Thanks, Mel!!

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Terry Everson
    Terry Eversonover 3 years ago
    Fantastic Mieke, well composed and that dramatic sky is stunning.
  • I’m glad you like my compositions, Terry :) And I agree – ‘dramatic’ is certainly the word for that sky!!

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Phillip M. Burrow
    Phillip M. Burrowover 3 years ago

    Wonderful image Mieke, great clouds!

  • Thanks, Phillip! The lighting conditions were a bit challenging, but I seem to have captured the ‘gist’ of the scene! :)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • John Vriesekolk
    John Vriesekolkover 3 years ago

    A fantastic shot Mieke. Beautiful contrasting colours and the person adds another dimension to the pic.

  • Thanks, John! :)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Adriana Glackin
    Adriana Glackinover 3 years ago

    Goodness, that sky is amazing. The person in the bottom of the frame really puts it into perspective – wow!!

  • Thanks, Adriana!!

    – Mieke Boynton

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