A micro-burst-haboob-storm-sunset (thunderstorm clouds dust+devil rain desert mountains sky ). Photo by ChandlerMike
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A micro-burst-haboob-storm-sunset

Uploaded by: ChandlerMike

Tuesday August 21, 2012

Casa Grande, AZ (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Lots going on in this one...gotta be one of my favorite scenes this summer. Dust wall approaching from the right, this isolated cell lets loose with a strong downburst and all of this as the sun starts to set, adding a tinge of color :)

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.1 (Macintosh)

Artist: Mike Olbinski

Copyright: Copyright © 2012 Mike Olbinski Photography (Photographer) - (Editor)

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 1/8 sec.

FNumber: f/8.0

Exposure Program: Aperture priority

ISO Speed Ratings: 100

Exif Version: Unknown Exif Version

Shutter speed: 3.00 EV (APEX: 2, 1/8 sec.)

Aperture: 6.00 EV (f/8.0)

Exposure Bias: 2.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 4.00 EV (f/4.0)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 17.0 mm

SubSecTimeOriginal: 31

SubSecTimeDigitized: 31

Focal Plane x-Resolution: 3849.21

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 3908.14

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Auto bracket

White Balance: Manual white balance

Scene Capture Type: Standard

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36. mrwing13
4:22 AM GMT on September 11, 2012
Another 10! Beautiful catch! Opportunities for weather photos, have been few and far between, here in Tulsa, OK.. Looks like you can hardly keep up with all the great photo opps! Congrats!
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35. jennjeff1
12:27 AM GMT on September 04, 2012
UPDATE: Congratulations on your World View photo!

~Jeff
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34. cincobayou
9:23 PM GMT on August 29, 2012
Hulluva shot!! We just get hurricanes here and no interesting stuff like this....LOL
I saw this in The World View and it looked great there.
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33. jennjeff1
5:05 PM GMT on August 28, 2012
Congratulations Mike on an outstanding shot with lots going on all at the same time! Congratulations on your AC and World View awards too! This shot says to me, "ACTION!!!"

~Jeff
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32. isight
12:24 PM GMT on August 28, 2012
Lots going on indeed - AC and WV congrats!
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31. Wanda1948
8:17 PM GMT on August 27, 2012
Congratulations on the World View!
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30. Doesiedoats
5:46 PM GMT on August 27, 2012
Wow! Awesome shot, Mike!

Congratulations on your AC &

World View recognition!
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29. Agris
11:41 AM GMT on August 25, 2012
Very special scene indeed !!!! Congrats on AC !
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28. betsea
5:00 AM GMT on August 25, 2012
This is an amazing image - thanks for sharing!!
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27. Biskitten
12:10 PM GMT on August 24, 2012
Awesome capture - AC congrats, Mike!
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26. Railheel
12:01 PM GMT on August 24, 2012
Gets no better than this Mike, you used that 5D well.
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25. ruralartist
11:26 AM GMT on August 24, 2012
What a great image Mike!! Congrats on the AC and keep em comin'.
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24. RadioDJgirl
7:11 AM GMT on August 24, 2012
Wow! It looks like an explosion! Super cool! AC Congrats!
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23. MojaveDesertRat
6:34 AM GMT on August 24, 2012
OH MY GOSH!! This is totally awesome!! Congratulations!!!!
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22. travelingrose
4:42 AM GMT on August 24, 2012
Incredible! Congratulations on this very awesome AC.
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21. Bluesmaster
4:32 AM GMT on August 24, 2012
Impressive, AC congrats!
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20. ChandlerMike
4:32 AM GMT on August 24, 2012
Awwww, thanks so much for the kind words and support everyone, means so much!
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19. Willow13
3:17 AM GMT on August 24, 2012
Excellent!
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18. kippic
1:59 AM GMT on August 24, 2012
Wow, super -- just beautiful.
Congratulations on a new AC.
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17. llpj04
1:50 AM GMT on August 24, 2012
YOU KEEP topping yourself!!! What on Earth could be next?
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16. hurricanep
1:46 AM GMT on August 24, 2012
Fantastic Weather shot! Congrats!
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15. SVLover
1:38 AM GMT on August 24, 2012
You just kill me, Mike. I have been a fan of yours forever. Glad to see you made it to the 5D!
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14. nanapoo
1:22 AM GMT on August 24, 2012
OMG! Love this!! A mixture of great stuff for one fabulous shot!
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13. RevMac
1:20 AM GMT on August 24, 2012
Dude - that is just awesome.
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12. novembergale
12:37 AM GMT on August 24, 2012
Absolutely incredible!!!
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11. CW1
11:39 PM GMT on August 23, 2012
Stunning shot!
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10. LovePix
10:48 PM GMT on August 23, 2012
Gorgeous shot, Mike. Congrats!
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9. katy99780
9:51 PM GMT on August 23, 2012
Your photos never disappoint Mike! Yes, this one has everything! Fantastic!
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8. catilac
9:42 PM GMT on August 23, 2012
Amazing image, Congrats Mike!
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7. Wanda1948
9:29 PM GMT on August 23, 2012
Wow, fantastic shot! Congratulations!
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6. bikervet
9:28 PM GMT on August 23, 2012
Ya gotta luv the desert rains!!!! Congrats on the AC.
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5. UnobtrusiveTroll10
9:19 PM GMT on August 23, 2012
AWWWesome!
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4. DataPilot
8:16 PM GMT on August 23, 2012
Wow. Just wow.

This is the best, clearest example of haboob formation that I have ever seen. A textbook example.
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3. newenglandlight
7:35 PM GMT on August 23, 2012
Awsome shot! So much to look at!
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2. trailhiker44
7:31 PM GMT on August 23, 2012
Fantastic photo !
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1. 57classic
7:22 PM GMT on August 23, 2012
Fantastic...love the feel of the shot.
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About ChandlerMike

ChandlerMike

Just a weather nut living in Phoenix, Arizona. Love to take pictures of everything from weather, clouds and lightning, to my daughter, friends and anything else that strikes me as cool.I maintain a modest little blog at MikeOlbinski.com where I post photos of things related to weather and a variety of other stuff.If you are interested in prints or to see my entire gallery, please visit my Photoshelter site!

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