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It was a rough weather night as I looked out of my hotel over the dark Grand Cayman waters. From time to time, a flash of lightning would reveal a large line of thunderstorms bordering the Northern horizon. As the energy subsided into the a.m. hours, I was finally awarded sleep. Many times after a big storms at night, there can be beautiful diametric morning light. And this was certainly the case this morning! Bright and breezy with slow moving and waking tourists strode about. The sun was breaking the water’s edge and proudly displaying the post-storm atmosphere’s full range of colors. Palm trees filtered the scene creating the kind of imagery that the Caribbean Islands are known for. Add in a little slower shutter to show the leaves’ breezy movement and the island panoramic was complete...
Limited Editions 100
Artist Proofs 5
Judge Comment: "The movement of the trees is giving space for these colours to dance together and the trees are well spaced and cropped at the bottom with the hint of ocean anchoring them. A simple but fairly clever image!"
RISE Int'l Photography Awards 2020 Bronze