Summer Storm Breaking Up

I was in a great location to watch the storm that had rolled in Friday night and dropped many, many buckets of rain through Saturday afternoon start to break up.

The drama in the clouds west of Calgary was beautiful to watch build and fall away for a few minutes.

Certainly a different feel in black and white.  In the version above I wanted to bring the weathered barn to greater prominence.  I ended up shedding the color and adding a little grain to create a more historical, antique feel.

7 responses

  1. Wow what a moody sky. Love it! Thanks for sharing.

    March 10, 2014 at 3:40 pm

  2. That really pops in black and white! Nice 🙂

    June 22, 2011 at 7:01 am

    • Thanks for visiting and for your comment. The yellow of the taxi should have looked good but it was distracting in this photograph. I felt black and white was the only way to go with it back at the computer – I’m glad you liked it.

      July 2, 2011 at 11:52 am

  3. Val

    Stunning sky shots, Chris.

    June 21, 2011 at 5:42 am

  4. So very dramatic in the second one, great shots
    Astra Wally

    June 13, 2011 at 11:53 am

  5. Really cool how bw changes the mood.

    June 13, 2011 at 7:58 am

  6. Marnie vanloon

    Loved these Chris, especially the first one.

    June 12, 2011 at 10:17 pm

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