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Right on Time
03 July 2014 Sam Rua

Right on Time

Tucson, AZ

*** Best view at original size ***

The start of our summer monsoon occurred today. We really need the moisture so this is
a most welcome scene. Here, the quiet of the evening sets in after the thunderstorm cells
provided a nice downpour in some areas. My favorite time of the year in the Sonoran Desert.
This is the view looking south past Tucson and on to the Santa Rita Mountains.

Below, the view looking north towards the Catalina Mountains and a mammatus sky.


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Zeeby04-Jul-2014 18:42
Marvelous capture! V
Blandine Mangin04-Jul-2014 18:37
very nice ! v
SageCreek Images04-Jul-2014 16:51
Nice image of the rainy conditions...
Walter Otto Koenig04-Jul-2014 15:49
Ominous looking sky in these wide shots Sam. We can feel the humidity here, but no chance of rain.
Julie Oldfield04-Jul-2014 15:24
Beautiful effect with the fisheye. I remember the monsoons while living in NV. V
janescottcumming04-Jul-2014 15:00
Makes for dramatic skies! Glad you are getting the rain you need.
Tom LeRoy04-Jul-2014 14:27
A big eye on the impending storms. Dramatic captures, Sam. V
Jeff Real04-Jul-2014 13:34
The mood and the feeling are strong and have electricity in them...powerful work ~V~
danad04-Jul-2014 13:20
The beautify of these skies are superbly rendered on your two images. V.
Helen Betts04-Jul-2014 12:43
Very dramatic wide-angle captures, both. I find it odd to think of monsoons in Arizona, but I'm sure you need to the water. V.
Jim Coffman04-Jul-2014 12:17
Two great scenes of natures force.Nice work,Sam..
pkocinski04-Jul-2014 12:12
Hope you get the rain you need and hope those storms provide more great shots like this one.
Gary A. Rich (GRainelev)04-Jul-2014 08:42
Great images, Sam. Yes, get it started. We need the moisture up here in Colorado, too. Excellent weather man views. V.
joseantonio04-Jul-2014 04:20
Excellent work capturing this beauty.V
Bonnie Underwood04-Jul-2014 03:46
Hoping the monsoons bring relief and looking forward to your photos. Stay safe, though.
Neil Marcus04-Jul-2014 03:34
Ominous bu beautiful. I was caught in a Tucson monsoon and it made a vivid impression on me.
SLC_Images04-Jul-2014 03:23
Nice views you have, Sam! Great sunsets just around the corner! VT!
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