Tower of Dust (thunderstorm clouds dust+devil desert mountains sky ). Photo by ChandlerMike
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Tower of Dust

Uploaded by: ChandlerMike

Wednesday May 9, 2012

Chandler, AZ (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Crazy view from south of Phoenix last night as a massive spring dust storm rolled through town. It cleared just for a bit to give me this amazing view looking upwards and some sick cloud structure. Link to timelapse is below!

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.0 (Windows)

Artist: Mike Olbinski

Copyright: Copyright © 2012 Mike Olbinski Photography (Photographer) - (Editor)

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 1/160 sec.

FNumber: f/4.0

Exposure Program: Manual

ISO Speed Ratings: 400

Exif Version: Unknown Exif Version

Shutter speed: 7.32 EV (APEX: 12, 1/159 sec.)

Aperture: 4.00 EV (f/4.0)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 4.00 EV (f/4.0)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 17.0 mm

SubSecTimeOriginal: 47

SubSecTimeDigitized: 47

Focal Plane x-Resolution: 1908.16

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 1937.37

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Manual exposure

White Balance: Manual white balance

Scene Capture Type: Standard

May 9, 2012 Photo Series

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6. CythiaSue
6:36 PM GMT on May 11, 2012
Super, thanks for the link - the time laps is even better. Great job. 10
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5. Rus72
7:16 AM GMT on May 11, 2012
It is terrible to live in your country)) The Earth goes to war against Heaven)
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4. gilg72
1:40 AM GMT on May 11, 2012
Great shot of a bad situation.
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3. ftogrf
9:32 PM GMT on May 10, 2012
Great shot Mike, and a GREAT video too! And gongrats of having Cantore as a follower!
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2. Susie77
5:11 PM GMT on May 10, 2012
Amazing photo! The time lapses were awesome too. What is that like to be in that, is it hard to breathe? Does that dust get into your house and inside the car?
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1. ChandlerMike
2:28 PM GMT on May 10, 2012
Here is a dual timelapse of yesterday's dust storm that rolled into Phoenix all the way from Tucson!

Dust Storm Timelapse
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About ChandlerMike


Just a weather nut living in Phoenix, Arizona. Love to take pictures of everything from weather, clouds and lightning, to my daughter, friends and anything else that strikes me as cool.I maintain a modest little blog at where I post photos of things related to weather and a variety of other stuff.If you are interested in prints or to see my entire gallery, please visit my Photoshelter site!

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