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Enhancement.

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Thursday July 4, 2013

Albuquerque, NM (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: As thunderstorms in this region butt up against the picturesque Sandia Mountain range, they run into a good degree of orographic enhancement courtesy of the 6,000 foot granite abutment. I captured this as we waited in line to board our bus back home. Oh, no tripod. Hand stabilized. 28mm equivalent, F~3.5, ISO 1000, 1/10th second. Turned out pretty good. Happy Independence Day!

Manufacturer: Panasonic

Model: DMC-GF3

Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 240.00

y-Resolution: 240.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Macintosh)

Exposure Time: 1/10 sec.

FNumber: f/3.5

Exposure Program: Aperture priority

ISO Speed Ratings: 1000

Exif Version: Unknown Exif Version

Shutter speed: 3.32 EV (APEX: 3, 1/9 sec.)

Aperture: 3.61 EV (f/3.5)

Exposure Bias: -1.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 3.63 EV (f/3.5)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Light Source: 0

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 14.0 mm

PixelXDimension: 2000

PixelYDimension: 1500

Sensing Method: One-chip color area sensor

Custom Rendered: Custom process

Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Digital Zoom Ratio: 0.00

Focal Length In 35mm Film: 28

Scene Capture Type: Standard

Gain Control: High gain up

Contrast: Hard

Saturation: High saturation

Sharpness: Hard

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7. AsylumRat
7:57 PM GMT on July 05, 2013
Thanks everyone! The lightning last night nearly crashed our party at Balloon Fiesta Park, but fortunately enough, the storm veered south and tracked along the mountains to the east. With the danger far enough away, and the accompanying visual treats, it couldn't have been a better scenario.
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6. Biskitten
7:23 PM GMT on July 05, 2013
Super capture - AC Congrats!
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5. mrwing13
7:20 PM GMT on July 05, 2013
That's a big one, nice catch! Congrats on the VIP/AC!
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4. mcleodglen
4:38 PM GMT on July 05, 2013
perfect capture!
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3. Doesiedoats
3:17 PM GMT on July 05, 2013
Whoa! That's a good one!

Congratulations on your new AC.
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2. samknows2
1:24 PM GMT on July 05, 2013
Natures own fireworks!!! Great shot and steady hand!
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1. mactoot
10:15 AM GMT on July 05, 2013
Kinda like Moses speaking in the picture. I would listen real close to this guy :-) Fascinating shot all around!
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