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I was on my way back home from office when I recognized a strange sky and lighting. So I hurried with my bike uphill, snachted my MKII+Elmarit R 60 mm and was just in time to catch this appearance of our house. And soon after a heavy thunderstorm raged in our region.
Thunderstorm approaching at Fortress Marienberg Würzburg Germany 2010 M6.85 Summilux 75 Kodachrome 64 Scan Fuji SLP800 reduced for LUF
this summer is not what you call a dream. Permanently one has to look for shelter. This time it was a tower with a roofed platform 20 mtr altitude built 1897 on a hill in memory of the Prussian Queen Luise. From there one can have an overlook over a small part the rural area of a region called Ostwestfalen-Lippe. This is not an area with spectacular sights. It requires to be discovered at the second glance. Panorama stitched out of 5 handheld shots Canon 5DMKII with Elmarit R 35mm The oroginal is 3.6 MB and I am afraid scaling down to forum size might show a slight blurr. Please climb the steps. Thanks for taking a look.
On monday when coming home from my work the sky changed into a promising foreboding glow. I grabbed my stuff in haste, snatched a sturdy tripod, snatched my raincovers and when I sat in the car it started raining. As I reached my location it seemed as if the major downpour happened somewhere else. In front of my eyes there unfolded a spectacular light and cloud formstion. I could not run for a better vantage point because light changed very quickly. Canon 5 D MKII with R Elmarit 28 mm and Olympus EM 5 with Nocticron. The colors were as such, processed from RAW the files only underwent a small correction in contrast and came out of the camera in these incredible colors. I used a GND filter for the Elmarit which gave me about 3 f-stops freedom for exposure. EM 5, Nocticron, 4 pictures pano