Thunderstorm over Curber Edge

May 03, 2014  •  1 Comment

Had an opportunity to get out midweek for a planned trip to Curber Edge, which is a gritstone edge in the Peak District national park.  Great views to be had. The weather was very balmy and thought we may get a nice sunset. However within an hour of my arrival the sky turned black and really angry, as a thunderstorm rolled in. Thought I was going to be in for a pounding, but it just skirted by. The images of the sky against the gritstone and moorland worked really well for me. I love the drama of the dark peak, totally unforgiving when the weathger is bad.

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1.Nick Taylor(non-registered)
Hi Nick. Great images (as always), but did you worry about having your camera out in the rain at all? I know the XT-1 body is Weather Resistant, but are the lenses yet? What precautions do you take?

Cheers. Nick
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