I was shooting the lone tree in desert in this picture when the sand storm started to appear ... Storm in the desert gives you very less warning to run for cover .. i was lucky that myself and my daughter made it to the car in time before the wall of sand hit us !!
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Ola_Kwiatek (0) 2009-09-22 7:18
Wonderful mysterious tree, amazing cosmic landscape. Superb light and colors.
Prisley (1485) 2009-09-22 7:19
Stunning! I bet you were lucky indeed, both to get safe on time and to manage this beautiful shot! Did you use HDR technique? The details are splendid, especially in the sky with the sunset like scenery (coupled with backlight effect) created by the sand "wall". The lonely tree really stands out in your composition and make it all works perfectly.
lightsensor (757) 2009-09-22 7:32
nice color and sharp photo! the sand storm creats an unusual look on the desert. thanks God you still can make it back to your car with your daugther, but i bet you will regret if u didn't take this awesome photo! that's how photographer roll! slute!
mkamionka (39093) 2009-09-22 8:18
great shot indeed.
Very interesting subject -so rare, thanks for sharing it.
katrinh (585) 2009-09-22 9:14
I like the warm colours of the picture, they make the landscape look so warm and peaceful, one almost forgets the danger of the oncoming sandstorm.
plimrn (21344) 2009-09-22 10:20
Glad you made it to the car, even after stopping for a second to click the shutter. Truly a unique composition.
Wishing you health, love & Joy, (HLJ), Pat
bosskokoss (2272) 2009-09-22 13:33
Hello Sameen. Wow!!! Very good sunset. Wonderful landscvape and curious place. The lighting and colors are great with excellent sharpness and detail. Regards Piotr.