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Suddenly the sky began to churn and the sunset colors were mixed with puffy thunder clouds that rolled over Lake Wakatipu, South Island, New Zealand, turning a relaxing end of day into a run for shelter before the rains came.

Canon EOS 1DS Mark III
1/500 sec
ISO 400
focal length 113 mm
28-300mm glass
hand held

Just a retired old guy who loves looking for an eclectic mix of subjects to photograph, from people, to places, to concepts, and enjoys all aspects of the hunt, the find, and the shot, plus dabbling in the post production.

“No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist”
Oscar Wilde

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  • Peter Stratton
    Peter Strattonover 1 year ago

    A “Keeper”, for sure, Phil. Very dramatic! :-)

  • thanks pete
    it came up pretty fast and really changed the scene to what you see!

    – phil decocco

  • stickelsimages
    stickelsimagesover 1 year ago

    Great catch Phil
    Well taken
    Cheers Lee

  • thanks very much lee for your feedback and comment!

    – phil decocco

  • Monnie Ryan
    Monnie Ryanover 1 year ago

    Whoa! This is spectacular, Phil (and more than a little bit scary)!

  • monnie
    well, it came up so fast, too, made you wonder…..

    – phil decocco

  • fauselr
    fauselrover 1 year ago


  • thanks ray
    glad you liked seeing this one

    – phil decocco

  • John Velocci
    John Velocciover 1 year ago

  • B
    thanks for your note on this one

    – phil decocco

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBover 1 year ago

    July 30, 2013

    Beautiful work!

  • teresa
    many , many thanks fort his feature! An honor!

    – phil decocco

  • ✿✿ Bonita ✿✿ ђєℓℓσ

    Congratulations on your feature nicely done and presented

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  • thanks bonita;
    so glad you enjoyed seeing this one

    – phil decocco

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 1 year ago

  • thanks graham,this was a pretty dramatic event, come and went as fast as you might imagine!

    – phil decocco

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 1 year ago

    I thought you had captured a volcano erupting from the thumbnail. Cheers.

  • graham
    really looks like it could have been, but it was much less dramatic….

    – phil decocco

  • Chris Brunton
    Chris Bruntonover 1 year ago

    Congratulations on your well-deserved Zinger feature! Stunning and moody Phil.

    Click HERE to view your feature in the large format and join me in celebrating all the featured artists’ great images.

  • christina
    many thanks for including me in this fine group of featured artists!

    – phil decocco

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