Taos Dust Storm (dust+devil Spring trees ). Photo by gilg72
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Taos Dust Storm

Uploaded by: gilg72

Thursday April 26, 2012

Taos, NM (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Very windy & Dusty late afternoon & evening with power outages. Did get a little rain, but nothing to brag about.

Manufacturer: NIKON CORPORATION

Model: NIKON D5000

Orientation: top - left

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Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Ver.1.00

YCbCr Positioning: co-sited

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 1/25 sec.

FNumber: f/7.1

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ISO Speed Ratings: 800

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.21

Components Configuration: Y Cb Cr -

Compressed Bits per Pixel: 4.00

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 4.30 EV (f/4.4)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Light Source: 0

Flash: Flash did not fire, auto mode.

Focal Length: 70.0 mm

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Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Digital Zoom Ratio: 1.00

Focal Length In 35mm Film: 105

Scene Capture Type: Landscape

Gain Control: Low gain up

Contrast: Normal

Saturation: Normal

Sharpness: Normal

Subject Distance Range: Unknown

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InteroperabilityIndex: R98

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22. gilg72
2:41 AM GMT on May 03, 2012
Thank you very much egils for your nice comment.
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21. egils
6:07 AM GMT on May 01, 2012
Nice shot


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20. gilg72
1:41 AM GMT on May 01, 2012
Thank you very much for your nice comment Linda. Much appreciated.
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19. Luckystar
8:08 PM GMT on April 30, 2012
Great capture, Gil! What a storm! 10! This is the same afternoon and evening we had our storm and hail! We didn't get much rain either.

Descriptive and wonderful weather series!

Congratulations on your VIP!!
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18. gilg72
2:51 AM GMT on April 30, 2012
Thank you very much James for your great comments.
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17. gardner48197
1:42 AM GMT on April 30, 2012
Take care, & congrats on the VIP!!
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16. gilg72
4:42 AM GMT on April 29, 2012
Thank you very much Heidrun, Kathy, Steve & Charlotte for your nice comments.
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15. llpj04
2:48 AM GMT on April 29, 2012
Oh Gil You do get BIG weather events there. Big sunsets, big rainbows, big dust storms & big snow storms!
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14. backwardguy
1:09 AM GMT on April 29, 2012
Get your dust mask! Great foul weather capture, Gil. CONGRATS on the VIP!
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13. minnesotamom
10:50 PM GMT on April 28, 2012
OUCH!!! I know what it's like to be in one of those and I feel really bad for you guys!! NO fun at all!!
Recognized that fake Saguaro right away on the Main Page---chuckling!! :D
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12. trailhiker44
4:24 PM GMT on April 28, 2012
My goodness - this looks pretty bad with the dust flying around.
And you got the infamous " saguaro" in your shot, again !
Sure hope you`ll get some rain very soon!
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11. gilg72
12:17 AM GMT on April 28, 2012
Wow! Thank you all so much for your great comments. Much appreciated!
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10. CenTexWeatherGal
9:48 PM GMT on April 27, 2012
Oh my goodness. This is terrible. Yes, I hope y'all get some rain soon!
Debbie
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9. katy99780
9:29 PM GMT on April 27, 2012
Woah! NOT a good day to hang out laundry! Hang onto your hat Gil, bet you are getting a scouring...
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8. BEME
8:27 PM GMT on April 27, 2012
WOWWEE GIL!!1 We're getting some heavy rain showers and high winds all day...just started raining a bit ago...few claps thunder....I see a rainbow on your sidebar too,,,OOOHHH Mine did'nt come out good from last week,,,,:( oh well..just don't have the best landscape sometimes for them..
I saw this photo on my first page that comes up for weather!!! COOL!thank you for sharing!!!:)) Catch you later on I hope!-Mindi
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7. Railheel
7:38 PM GMT on April 27, 2012
My Gil, I bet your jello is gritty.
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6. RenoSoHill
2:03 PM GMT on April 27, 2012
Terrible to see all that top soil changing landlords. I hate the wind. Good shot Gil!
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5. Hotzenwaelder
2:02 PM GMT on April 27, 2012
I would not want to go out with my camera in such a dust storm. It would result in sand blasting.
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4. Wanda1948
1:37 PM GMT on April 27, 2012
Wow, that looks like a thick fog!
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3. nanapoo
12:32 PM GMT on April 27, 2012
Great weather shot Gil. Looks like you really need that rain ! Hope you get it soon.
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2. beanhead
11:44 AM GMT on April 27, 2012
Very cool!
Hope you're okay, though!
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1. CalicoBass
9:31 AM GMT on April 27, 2012
Wow Gil, that looks bad, hope yall get some rain.
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