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Stunning photos of Chilean Volcano..

Discussion in 'The Watering Hole' started by Pelao, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. Pelao

    Pelao All-Pro

    Jul 11, 2010
    Ontario, Canada
    Stephen
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  2. mmacleodbrown

    mmacleodbrown Regular

    197
    Oct 10, 2010
    London
    Nothing short of stunning...
     
  3. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

    Jan 11, 2011
    Houston, Texas
    Jack
    Those are some awesome photos. Scary looking too. Almost like traveling back in time to the prehistoric era.
     
  4. snkenai

    snkenai All-Pro

    Oct 5, 2010
    kenai, AK
    Stephen Noel
    I have lived within 25 miles of erupting mount Redoubt in Alaska, and nothing i have seen comes close to this. Thanks for the post
     
  5. Pelao

    Pelao All-Pro

    Jul 11, 2010
    Ontario, Canada
    Stephen
    That's what I felt too. I know the area quite well (my wife is Chilean) and am a bit envious of the the photographer.:smile:
     
  6. Country Parson

    Country Parson Top Veteran

    683
    Apr 5, 2011
    North Carolina
    Dan
    Amazing photographs. However, I do not believe they are the work of a single photographer.
     
  7. Wow, you are right. I really like the lightning strike ones.
     
  8. Pelao

    Pelao All-Pro

    Jul 11, 2010
    Ontario, Canada
    Stephen
    Oh I agree, I think it's unlikely: so I will modify what I wrote to: I envy the photographers...:smile:
     
  9. akulya

    akulya Veteran

    219
    Mar 1, 2011
    Thanks for sharing that link. Simply incredible.
    I agree with the above - that it looks like work from at least three contributors. But my god, what a collection they have put together.
    It's feels apocalyptic!
     
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  10. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    Astounding - beautiful and apocalyptic, yes. At times I felt like Armageddon was upon us, or a atom bomb had exploded... The photograph that hit me the most was the one showing the two women, one of whom is hugging her child...and there's a car or truck driving along... The idea of being so close in reality to something like that must be terrifying.

    P.S. As Don pointed out, it's frame 29.
     
  11. Yep!! That just about sums them up! Just Amazing!!
     
  12. Streetshooter

    Streetshooter Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 12, 2010
    Philly, Pa
    Frame 29 says it all..... It's the best image....
     
  13. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    Yes, that's the one I felt strongly about but I hadn't noticed the frame number. Thank you Don.
     
  14. Hyubie

    Hyubie Top Veteran

    566
    Jun 8, 2011
    Massachusetts
    Thought I'd share Boston.com's outstanding Big Picture feature on this volcano.

    Is that a UFO on Image #8 (lower right part of the sky) ? :biggrin:
     
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  15. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    Another wow! Amazing but terrible.
     

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