California: Pescadero State Beach - California Naturescapes
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"Supercell Over Pescadero"
Location: Pescadero State Beach, California. [GPS/Map]

Raingods decided to show their awesome power and pour over little coastal dwelling of Pescadero. As I was busy shooting sunset looking the other way, I almost missed the color and drama taking place behind me. I ran over to find a good spot and captured the action just in time.

Tech Info:
Lens: Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L @ 22mm
Camera: Canon 5D Mk II
Exposure: 1.6sec at f/13 and ISO 50
Filters: LEE 0.9 (3-stop) soft edge ND grad + SinghRay 3-stop reverse ND grad hard edge stacked together
Processing: Minimal processing in Adobe Lightroom 4. This image, like almost all images on this wesbite was made as single exposure w/o any multiple image composite techniques such as HDR. It's more difficult and therefore rewarding to obtain all elements of an image perfect in one single shot!

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