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Clouds of the Tempest
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"Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm."
~~ Thomas Fuller

"Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray."
~~ Lord Byron

"Living is strife and torment, disappointment and love and sacrifice, golden sunsets and black storms. I said that some time ago, and today I do not think I would add one word."
~~ Sir Laurence Olivier

"We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience that reveals the human spirit."
~~ ee cummings

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.Joanie
05/26/09 1:40 AM GMT
I can think of only one word for this once I viewed it full screen. Glorious! Like God's world alone put on film. Beautiful scene with brilliant color John! A keeper for me!
Joanie
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Love and live.
.icedancer
05/26/09 2:17 AM GMT
Breath taking scenery and those colours are Fab-u-lous, beautiful posting John. Bravo
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My computer is back. HURRAY
::Jimbobedsel
05/26/09 2:27 AM GMT
Absolutely a gorgeous shot. That sky is amazing. Super image, John.

Jimbob
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DID YOU SEE THAT?
::tigger3
05/26/09 2:46 AM GMT
Outstanding John! =^..^= sandi ♪
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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫
::0930_23
05/26/09 3:42 AM GMT
I have seen several clouds of the tempest of late Shads. They have not been nearly as pleasing as this photo. A great capture and FDR is done well.

“I know the night is not the same as the day: that all things are different, that the things of the night cannot be explained in the day, because they do not then exist, and the night can be a dreadful time for lonely people once their loneliness has started.”--Ernest Hemingway

TicK*

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Insure what you touch during your lifetime, is not coated with the fingerprints of apathy....Tick
::Roseman_Stan
05/26/09 1:33 PM GMT
Super work here John!!

Stan
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“Won't you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you” - Richard Brinsley Sheridan
::solita17
05/26/09 7:12 PM GMT
The lake looks so deep and green and the clouds may or may not be tempestuous. It's difficult to say until I've taken the risk of being outside with them.

I LOVE the ee cummings quote!
mary
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"Never let your studies interfere with your education." - Pete Seeger
::SEFA
05/26/09 7:29 PM GMT
Wonderful colors on the lake and a gorgeous shot John! Love the quotes too. Great post!
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SEFA
::Inkeri
05/26/09 9:41 PM GMT
A Stunning scenery..Beautiful colors.Fabulous shot.
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::100k_xle
05/27/09 12:41 AM GMT

Top Notch John........10!

E J
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This Image GRABBED my EYE. That's Why I Stopped By. Thanks For Sharing ! Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience
::allisontaylor
05/27/09 2:56 PM GMT
Sublime sky set against a wonderfully composed shoreline. I love the colors and imagery. I'm with Mary, the ee cummings quote is inspiring! Thank you for sharing both the feast for the mind and eyes.
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.Olaus
05/27/09 4:54 PM GMT
A beautiful image and composition with a wonderful sky.Good work John.
Christer
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::Logun7
05/28/09 12:13 AM GMT
Beautiful!
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.KT11109
05/28/09 8:06 PM GMT
Wonderful sweeping clouds....I love the layers in this image. Great work.
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::lovestoned
05/30/09 11:37 AM GMT
Faved immediately! I love the image & the quotes you put in the description. It's like having not one present in a box but two instead =)
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“The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.” - Thomas Hardy
::nigelmoore
05/30/09 5:39 PM GMT
Again I like this one despite the slightly heavy postwork. There's a nice translucence to the water bottom right, and the slightly cartoon-like quality of the trees on the far side appeals to me.
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"A camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera." Dorothea Lange
::fogz
06/01/09 2:39 PM GMT
that is one dramatic sky John - it has bought the picture to light! ...what is Nigel talking about - carton-like trees? scratches head! lol!
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..thanking you in advance for your comments. Please know that all your comments are appreciated....." Live well, love much, laugh often!" .... mygallery
.markw5586
06/04/09 1:20 AM GMT
Very nice! Wonderful sky and colors!
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.RAPH
06/07/09 6:28 AM GMT
Awesome image John, The sky seems coming from another planet. Very impressive.

RAPH :)
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.Catharina1
07/18/09 11:00 PM GMT
Enjoying this post! Mich
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::cynlee
10/22/10 2:10 PM GMT
This is a beautiful post, John, that I missed a long time ago.
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Life is precious; therefore, do not waste it by doing things mechanically without love. We should try to put love into everything we do. - Amma

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