© 2012 Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott

A low cloud cover meant that the sun would really never burst forth on this early morning. But for a brief window of perhaps less than ten minutes, the sun was at a low enough angle to send fire into the clouds, giving me a sky full of color and nuance. Dawn was supressed, but not beauty. I enjoyed the mixed of cool and warm tones that gave this image mood and beauty.

Canon EOS 5D MKII, Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS, Single RAW image tonemapped in Photomatix Pro and processed through Adobe Lightroom 4.

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