Looking West from Silver City, Cumulonimbus and Lone Vulture

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I watched this cloud build from a puff to (almost) a cumulonimbus cloud over three hours from my porch in Silver City, NM. I had the good luck to catch the vulture in a perfect spot just off center and flying towards the direction in which the cloud was gathering itself to form the characteristic anvil, which was not that much later...

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Comments (8)

Buts Yuri on November 4, 2012

Wonderful sky and the view! LIKE! Greetings from Ukraine. Yuri.

İsmail Taşoğlu (yemt… on November 4, 2012

Very excellent composition.. Great shot. LK.. Greetings from İZMİR, İsmail

Wind River Photograp… on November 5, 2012

Thank you so much, Yuri and Ismail for your generous comments and visit to my small gallery. Greetings and best wishes to both of you! River

Horst Reisinger on November 25, 2012

Very great composition!


Greetings from Germany, horst

Nenad Obradovic on December 10, 2012

Very nice photo L+F

władek Kulesza on December 15, 2012


Gabriel Avramovici on December 17, 2012

Very nice scenery!Like & voted!

I wish you Happy Holiday!

Greetings from Romania,Gabi

Alireza Javaheri on July 27, 2013
  • Very good composition - Nice - LIKE - Best wishes - A-J

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 4, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Wind River Photograp…
    • Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
    • Taken on 2012/09/07 15:21:36
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 55.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/6.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash