Rain in the Duddon
I took this one a few months ago now. There was a heavy rain shower pushing down the Duddon Valley in the English Lake District whilst I was up on the hillside overlooking the valley itself. The low sun gave everything a warm golden glow and as soon as I saw the result of the shot on the LCD I knew I had it nailed. One frame was all I took and the moment was gone.

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Mon Sep 17, '12 05:10AM
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Media ID 20121123055918691  
Date Mon Sep 17, '12 05:10AM
Comments 3
Views 1095
Uploaded By Rob Sutherland
Aperture Value f//11
Artist Rob Sutherland
Copyright © Rob Sutherland 2012
Date/Time Mon Sep 17, '12 05:10AM
EXIF Image Height 601 pixels
EXIF Image Width 900 pixels
Exposure Bias -1 EV
Flash No Flash
Focal Length 24 mm
Image Description A heavy rain shower running up the Duddon Valley in the English Lake District backlit by golden morning sunshine.
ISO 100
Make Nikon Corporation
Metering Mode Pattern
Model NIKON D800E
Sensing Method One Chip Color Area Sensor
Shutter Speed Value 1/200 sec
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From what little I know of this region (mostly through your photographs!) - this is the quintessential capture. It is so well done Rob and congratulations on nailing the lighting so perfectly throughout the image. This photograph is truly something special.

Edited on Saturday, November 24 2012 @ 12:20 AM EST by Patrick Flynn

Stunning, it's all in the moment and here it came together as you say...

Light primo.   Color primo.   The  entire look and feel just comes pouring out through the image.   Well captured and edited!   Makes me want to put on a rain coat.