My ‘Thunderstorm Over the Gulf Of Mexico’ is a Winner!

I’m thrilled that my Thunderstorm Over the Gulf Of Mexico won Contest Finalist in ViewBug’s Climate Change Photo Contest!

I took well over fifty shots during a late afternoon in early September, as an incredible line of thunderstorms moved in.

Thunderstorm Over the Gulf Of Mexico
Award winning photograph: Thunderstorm Over the Gulf Of Mexico

I was excited by the evolution of this line of storms and how the rain created a misty appearance on the water.

This was an HDR image composed from three exposures:  -1⅓ ev, ⅓ ev , and 2 ev. I used Photomatix Pro to build a tone mapped image from the three shots and then did a little bit of Photoshop to remove some dots that the raindrops on my lens added to the image.

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One thought on “My ‘Thunderstorm Over the Gulf Of Mexico’ is a Winner!

  1. Fantastic!

    On Wednesday, May 18, 2016, Stebels Illuminations wrote:

    > Michael Stebel posted: “I’m thrilled that my Thunderstorm Over the Gulf Of > Mexico won Contest Finalist in ViewBug’s Climate Change Photo Contest! I > took well over a fifty shots during a late afternoon in early September, as > an incredible line of thunderstorms moved in. I was ” >

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