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"Quarry Rainstorm" Dinorwic (no P/shop, no filters, just backlit rainstorm by sunset )
© RockPhoenix, Aug 2019
Camera used: Sony ILCE-7RM3
Date taken: 31st August 2019
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No this isn’t filtered, this was shot in torrential rain that was back-lit by intense evening sunshine setting over the Irish Sea. I’d been checking out the climbing routes in the Dinorwic Quarries, waiting for the sun to come out from banks of heavy cloud, when I noticed a glow on the crags behind me. I rounded the corner and the sky was on fire. A first few drops of rain dappled the slate slabs around me so I hurried to the edge of the levels and rapidly set up my camera before the heavens opened up on top of me. I grabbed perhaps 10 frames in total as the sheets of rain moved across the hillsides. I also saw and managed to grab a shot of a most glorious rainbow behind me.
RockPhoenix - 05/Sep/19Report
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