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Another Dust Storm

Uploaded by: nukegm

Monday July 18, 2011

Maricopa, AZ (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: 2nd Big dust storm for us this summer rolled into the backyard.

Image Width: 3891

Image Length: 2581

Bits per Sample: 8, 8, 8

Photometric Interpretation: RGB

Model: Canon EOS 40D

Orientation: top - left

Samples per Pixel: 3

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS5 Windows

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 1/1333 sec.

FNumber: f/4.0

ISO Speed Ratings: 100

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.21

Shutter speed: 10.34 EV (APEX: 36, 1/1300 sec.)

Aperture: 4.00 EV (f/4.0)

Focal Length: 10.0 mm

Color Space: Uncalibrated

PixelXDimension: 3891

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56. nukegm
2:25 PM GMT on July 27, 2011
Quoting ChrisAnthemum:
Congratulations on getting AC, VIP, and World View! (Did you ever get your pool clean?)


lol yes its all good now, THANKS!!!
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55. ChrisAnthemum
1:53 PM GMT on July 27, 2011
Congratulations on getting AC, VIP, and World View! (Did you ever get your pool clean?)
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54. TugboatUS
4:25 PM GMT on July 25, 2011
This shot just hits me. I can't explain and it doesn't happen often. Nice.
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53. tngardener
11:52 AM GMT on July 22, 2011
Great weather shot. Like your xeric-scape approach.
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52. emixam101
4:40 AM GMT on July 22, 2011
wow amazing !
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51. SkyCat
12:33 AM GMT on July 22, 2011
Quick, get out the pool cover!
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50. shack226
6:33 PM GMT on July 21, 2011
GREAT PHOTO, SCARY LOOKING. GOOD JOB ON COMPOSITION
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49. DenJ
5:58 PM GMT on July 21, 2011
WOW just amazing....can't stop looking at it....

Looks like you need to head to Paradise!
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48. laurie82472
2:28 PM GMT on July 21, 2011
Beautiful Picture!!
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47. ddublu
2:15 PM GMT on July 21, 2011
This is mind blowing! Just incredible!! Congrats. Donna W.
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46. Dawnlisa
1:50 PM GMT on July 21, 2011
Saw this on the TV news here in Thailand, looks terrifying! This is an awesome shot and like the others said already - love the contrast of (what was?) a crystal clear swimming pool!
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45. Budsgirl
3:28 AM GMT on July 21, 2011
I've never seen one. Good capture of the action... thanks for sharing!
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44. buddy2101
8:44 PM GMT on July 20, 2011
WOW! Another great shot! Scary looking wall~
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43. tamcat
8:12 PM GMT on July 20, 2011
What a shot. Even the clouds cooperated. Congrats on this wonderful AC! -kevin :)
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42. slitherjef
8:10 PM GMT on July 20, 2011
"Uh, kids time to get out of the pool!"

Great shot
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41. WadeNG
7:32 PM GMT on July 20, 2011
Awesome! Great job.
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40. teach50
1:06 PM GMT on July 20, 2011
This is one incredible photo. I hope all is well. Congrats on your AC.
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39. Danube
6:04 AM GMT on July 20, 2011
Congratulations!!!!!
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38. llpj04
5:12 AM GMT on July 20, 2011
How Beautiful & Ominous at the same time!!!
Wow what a mess for you!
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37. nanapoo
12:51 AM GMT on July 20, 2011
AMAZING!! GREAT PHOTO
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36. idzrvit
10:58 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Spectacular shot!
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35. svoyles
10:47 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
WOW...JUST WOW!
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34. RidgeWrunner
10:24 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Great Capture!!!

Congratulations -
Ridge
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33. luvne32
9:37 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
If this does not yet have an AC I do hope it will soon. Agreed about the contrast of the cool, clean pool with the impending dust cloud. Very dramatic shot.
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32. suzi46
7:52 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
ditto everthing stated above..you should've taken a shot of the pool AFTER the storm passed..excellent AC, but sorry for all your troubles out there with these storms!!
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31. rcav8r
7:07 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
What they said!!! A 10 from me, 120+ votes, 30 comments, and even an AC just don't seem to be enough to cover this shot. Beautiful!!!
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30. stoneygirl
6:53 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Can you hear me screaming??? I am. What an incredible sight to witness and this photograph makes me feel like I'm right there with you. Not only the dust storm but the sun rays in the sky. I feel like I could just go take a jump in that pool too. I can only imagine what it's going to look like after this. Thank you so much for showing us what it's really like. Congratulations on an awesome AC.
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29. n2rnn
6:49 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Desert Tsunami!
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28. nukegm
5:40 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Quoting ColoradoKat:
Whoa! Looks like that pretty pool is about to get it's own beach! Man, that is scary! I
think about all the people who move to AZ
because they have breathing problems..not good!
How long does it take for this thing to pass
through? Great shot! Congratulations.


Usually after about a hour things start to mellow out some. We got no rain out of this one just dust/sand.
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27. ColoradoKat
5:34 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Whoa! Looks like that pretty pool is about to get it's own beach! Man, that is scary! I
think about all the people who move to AZ
because they have breathing problems..not good!
How long does it take for this thing to pass
through? Great shot! Congratulations.
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26. karalegal
5:31 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Amazing shot!
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25. RNJoel
5:09 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
superb photo - what a captivating event.
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24. Wanderoo
4:11 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Oh, no, not again! Last dust storm in Phoenix & vicinity was horrific. Looks ominous. At least there will be business for pool covers. Hope you have one. Take care.
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23. miamilady
3:17 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Wow! Captivating! The bright blue pool, diagonal lines of the shadows on the fence aligned with the lines of the clouds,and the oncoming dust that looks like it is going to blow the house away. Congratulations!
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22. MojaveDesertRat
3:15 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Amazing capture! Congratulations on your AC!
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21. Doesiedoats
3:04 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Hope you got into the house quickly! Great capture of a dust storm!

Congratulations on your AC!
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20. Biskitten
2:50 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Awesome capture - AC congrats!
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19. observing
2:08 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
A
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18. PatienceMelissa
2:03 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Wow! That is quite a picture! I wonder if your pool is now going to be filled in with dust and dirt.... Hope you can cover it quickly!
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17. Luckystar
1:57 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Wonderful capture! How do you ever get your pool clean after that hits it?
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16. BEME
1:43 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
HOLY GOD!!! HOW SCARY!! Saw some footage of this last nite on t.v.,,just incredible!!!! What do people do after a storm like this?? Better have air-tight homes??? Anyway,,,the paradox of your refreshing little pool,and the sky,makes for a very cool photograph!!! Well done Congratulations!!!! Keep up the fine work!!! So much drama in your land!!!Lots of favorites!!
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15. Faasai
1:42 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Nice work!Congratulations on your well deserved AC!
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14. MissKitty2
1:38 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Wow, what a great image. Such a contrast between that sparkling beautiful swimming pool and that big old dust ball rolling towards you. Very, very nice. Congratulations!
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13. SVLover
1:30 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Goodbye clean pool! Probably took you up until Yesterday to clean up from that last dust storm! I'm with Gary - a 12 for sure.
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12. Railheel
1:01 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Trying to figure out how to give you a 12 on this one.
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11. backwardguy
12:58 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Great Beauty and the Beast AC! Congratulations!
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10. kathyartist
12:43 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
This is freaking awesome. Great shot!!!
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9. catilac
12:34 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Fantastic! Congratulations on the AC and World View!
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8. Madermade
12:25 PM GMT on July 19, 2011
Amazing!!
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7. bobcrunch
11:17 AM GMT on July 19, 2011
Watch the Great Dustini turn a swimming pool into mud before your very eyes.
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6. cajun100
10:44 AM GMT on July 19, 2011
Nice pic, great color contast between the sky, pool and dust storm
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