Going through my recent rural land photography archives while out in remote places in New Mexico, I was reminded of being brushed by a strong thunderstorm. It does not rain often in the winter in the greater Albuquerque area of New Mexico, much less a thunderstorm. Thus, my surprise at having to stay close to my Jeep Renegade Trailhawk in case a deluge broke from the sky or lightning started striking the ground.
Only a few rain drops ended up falling, and I was able to make this dramatic cloudy sky photo. For me, I like the contrast in the bumpy clouds top with the vertical whips clouds at the horizon. I stared at this stormy sky as I felt the atmospheric pressure and ambient temperature drop.
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