Date Taken: 09/04/2013
Location: Milepost 432
Fire On The Mountain – Storm clouds clear as the setting sun illuminates this scene from the Blue Ridge Parkway in Western North Carolina.
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Lens: Canon EF TS-E 17mm f/4L
Focal Length: 17mm
How I Got This Shot: I had been driving around looking for some interesting light, but everywhere in the vicinity up near Richland Balsam was getting flat from thick clouds. So I was drove downhill and came upon a clearing. I setup my tripod and composed my lens with the shift in the upward position to get more sky and less foreground, then shot the changing cloud formations over a 20 minute period. This shot was 15 minutes into it. I have several others to choose from, but I liked the composition of the clouds and how the sun was diffused without being completely blocked.
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