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Uploaded: 07/28/14 2:46 PM GMT
It Was a . . .
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. . . windy night with the moonlight shimmering on the bay. But the oppressive air suggested storms were quickly approaching. The grasses swayed in the strong winds and dark clouds roiled in the sky. Lightening began to crackle in the distance and thunder softly boomed when suddenly, there was a loud noise followed by a gunshot and a bloodcurdling scream. Lightening and thunder filled the sky when . . . [My thanks to Doug (snapshooter87) for teaching me some new tricks in Smart Photo Editor - this is the result of my playing around with what I learned.] This is for the B&W challenge this week.

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::Ramad
07/28/14 2:52 PM GMT
That was a nice start of a suspenseful story. You are a good student and your image has a very dramatic effect Kathy. I can almost hear the thunder and the lightning is blinding me! Very well done!
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::tigger3
07/28/14 2:54 PM GMT
Doug, is a big help with the learning curve, and I can see by the results of this one that you are a very good student. Perfect for the challenge, and I like your narrative. Tigs♥ =^..^
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.picardroe
07/28/14 3:25 PM GMT
A very beautiful one for b/w challenge.
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::corngrowth
07/28/14 3:35 PM GMT
Kathie, this is an excellent entry for the challenge. Image and narrative perform a perfect match. Doug was a good teacher, but you're a smart student, lol.

Regards, Cornelius.
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.Joanie
07/28/14 3:44 PM GMT
Amazing and outstanding girl!!! Wow!!!!!!!! And now we're in suspense...hehe
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ALWAYS VIEW FULL SCREEN...SO MUCH MORE BEAUTY!
.GIGIBL
07/28/14 6:36 PM GMT
Great work well done Kathy.
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::Constance52347
07/28/14 11:01 PM GMT
Amazing dramatic image! Perfect.
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::luckyshot
07/28/14 11:13 PM GMT
Kathy - Wonderful work! Thad
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If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera. ~Lewis Hine The Earth without art is just 'eh'.
.Bleizmor
07/29/14 9:49 AM GMT
Good debut novel of fright in the text and the image is to reinforce the thing! Great work, Kathy.
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::SEFA
07/30/14 5:30 PM GMT
Dramatic and interesting image. I like the lighting. Good luck in the challenge
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.icedancer
07/30/14 8:16 PM GMT
Excellent playing around with Doug help, this makes an amazing capture and love the B/W, it really looks very dramatic and dangerous to be out in the weather.
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.Eubeen
08/11/14 2:58 AM GMT
I always thought it was a dark and stormy night.
Good manipulation of the scene, Kathy. I think I'll stay indoors where it's relatively safe, depending on your relatives that is. A great dramatic scene and presentation.
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Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane. -- Philip K. Dick, Valis

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