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By now my fascination with clouds is apparent. This image was taken on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. We had just arrived at the hotel after about 12 hours of flying on a red eye from San Francisco with a layover in Atlanta. We got to the hotel and one of the most intense thunderstorms I've ever seen unleashed itself on the island. As it was dying down, the sky, took on a sulfurish yellow color. It was absolutely amazing. I'd never seen the sky turn a shade of bright yellow, and only bright yellow before. I grabbed my camera and ran out on to the beach, looking for a way to capture the clouds before the swept away over the ocean. I found these concrete stairs, literally on the beach, that went no where. I set up my tripod and began to fire the shutter: click, click, click. Of the frames that I captured, this was my favorite. It almost looks computer generated, but it isn't. The sky and clouds here were real, and the color is how I remember it. A marvelous first day in the Bahamas.

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