Australian Landscape Photography

Skies are Burning

Just got back from a trip into outback South Australia, conditions were generally very difficult with abnormally cloudy days and quite a bit of rain. This image was the start of the weather moving in and was quite a challenge to capture due to windy conditions and dynamic range. This shack was the one that features on Midnight Oil Diesel and Dust Album, taken by Ken Duncan.

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6 responses

  1. truenorthmark

    Great shot andrew and I can see the challenge in the dynamic rage for sure!

    I think I would be tempted to darken the grass in front of the posts and the posts just a tad…it will separate the foreground a little more from the featured house etc.

    May 31, 2010 at 11:14 am

  2. Cheers for the suggestion Mark, it is a good one and will do some work on the image before adding it to my website.

    May 31, 2010 at 11:34 am

  3. Great shot Andy. This would be the first shot I have seen with the fence in it and I recon it works a treat. Saves jumping the fence and sending the owner to go crazy.

    June 3, 2010 at 3:35 pm

  4. Thanks Matt, I generally abide by the owners requests although would have loved to get in a bit closer. I did take another composition the night before with one tripod leg through the fence, but technically my person did not enter the premises! haha

    June 3, 2010 at 4:38 pm

  5. Awesome sky AB.

    June 5, 2010 at 10:22 pm

  6. It was Tom, massively tricky shot though, hope that I was able to pull it off.

    June 6, 2010 at 4:57 pm

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