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braving the storm

Posted by
Stu (From Scotland | Working in Kyoto, Japan) on 31 August 2015 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

We had an incredible rainstorm on Sunday. I sheltered under a shop's awning to get this shot, but still got soaked.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II 1/40 second F/10.0 ISO 1600 300 mm

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Ludovic Roudet from Charenton-le-Pont, France

Beautiful framing, powerful in BW. Excellent !

31 Aug 2015 6:09am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Great capture of a hard monsoon rain.

31 Aug 2015 6:47am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle ambiance et compo quelle pluie avec la dame un vrai déluge.

31 Aug 2015 8:07am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium


31 Aug 2015 9:58am

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

Excellent work!

31 Aug 2015 10:15am

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Beautiful image.

31 Aug 2015 10:55am

Robert D. Burr from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Great capture.

31 Aug 2015 4:10pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Good grief! A downpour for sure. A great image you captured in spite of getting soaked.

31 Aug 2015 5:57pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot
with beautiful composition & lighting!
Amazing atmosphere!

31 Aug 2015 6:39pm

Anne from France

Amazing shot! Not the eeasiest moment to take a picture!

31 Aug 2015 7:21pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

That is a lot of rain. Fabulous black and white image!

1 Sep 2015 1:40am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wow, incredible rainfall !

1 Sep 2015 1:20pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

oh bien cette pluie

1 Sep 2015 1:55pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Oh, this is so convincing I want to be under cover ! Congratulations on the Spotlight.

1 Sep 2015 4:36pm

estel from bastia, France


1 Sep 2015 4:49pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

COngratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

1 Sep 2015 5:03pm

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Superb !!

1 Sep 2015 5:14pm

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

Beautiful atmosphere !

1 Sep 2015 5:40pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations! :)

1 Sep 2015 5:58pm

ceteceva from Angers, France

Congratulations on your spotlight !

1 Sep 2015 7:50pm

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

It's justice this image being under the spotlight. The scene is terrific.

1 Sep 2015 8:07pm

Babzy from Besançon, France

congratulations ! Beautiful pic :)

1 Sep 2015 8:21pm

kerrfoa from Rennes, France


1 Sep 2015 8:48pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight!

2 Sep 2015 2:50am

Linda Candilas from Cameron Park, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight.:))

2 Sep 2015 6:16am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

very good

2 Sep 2015 8:43am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Congratulations on the Spotlight.

2 Sep 2015 1:26pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Congratulations on the Spotlight. Wonderful B&W shot.

2 Sep 2015 2:17pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Great compo and rainy mood. Congrats on the spotlight! :-)

2 Sep 2015 4:30pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Magnificent capture, Stu. Well done!

3 Sep 2015 8:39pm

~~~Ann~~~ from Nelson, New Zealand

Well done Stu!

4 Sep 2015 9:32am

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Wow that was some day... love the pointlessness of the umbrella.

21 Aug 2016 8:53pm

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Stuart Gibson by Ludovic Roudet

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