nothing like a downpour in the Karoo, these red muddy streams appeared in the veld as the sun set.. a view from our backyard!

location, overlooking Tafelkop Mountain, Lucernedale, South Africa

3 image Blend, used tripod, f16,

shot with my canon 450D


  • charitygrace
    charitygracealmost 5 years ago

    The light reflected in the water and the interesting foreground make this just perfect!

  • thank you Grace

    – Rob Southey

  • SandraRos
    SandraRosalmost 5 years ago
    Remarkable and staggeringly beautiful
  • thanks Sandra!

    glad you like it! I was up to my ankles in this shot, standing in the flooded roadway, water flowing away from me, light fading fast…

    – Rob Southey

  • reindeer
    reindeeralmost 5 years ago

    Wow, this is a take-my-breath-away shot! (Hard time typing all those dashes)
    What is going on in that sky?! Gorgeous bro! =)
    (and that’s not a misspell on your name, Rob bro.)
    Now that dot and parentheses looks like I only have one eye.

  • Thanks, another one for you, you said you like our Karoo skies!

    – Rob Southey

  • Patrycja Makowska
    Patrycja Makowskaalmost 5 years ago

    LOL !!! amazing work !!!

  • etienneUK
    etienneUKalmost 5 years ago

    Superb Rob!

    Thank you for sharing your work with the Photomatix HDR Group. This wonderful example of a Photomatix-processed image has been accepted into the Group!

  • Polly x
    Polly xalmost 5 years ago

  • Kylie  Sheahen
    Kylie Sheahenalmost 5 years ago

    Stunningly beautiful image Rob! :)

  • thanks Kylie, I appreciate your support

    – Rob Southey

  • zumi
    zumialmost 5 years ago

    wonderful capture, nice colours. veeery dramatic scene.

  • thanks Zumi, glad u like it

    – Rob Southey

  • Warren. A. Williams
    Warren. A. Wil...almost 5 years ago

    What you doing with all the rain, send it our way, only about 10mm last weekend.

    You got a whole range of great colours here, great shot.

  • this was our last May rain, we had a downpour of 100mm in a short time! super light it was…

    – Rob Southey

  • Radek Hofman
    Radek Hofmanalmost 5 years ago

    Awesome shot.

  • thansk Radek, appreciate your comment

    – Rob Southey

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