Haboob crossing

Crossing the Road
(please click to view larger on black // canon 5d mark ii, canon 17-40mm f/4 l, 17mm, f/8, iso 100, 1/200th // buy print)

Yeah, I love road shots to death…not much I can do about that. So snagging one with a large haboob crossing just a little ways to the south was a fun catch.

This is Toltec Road near Eloy…I loved the light here with the sun going down. Nice long shadow across the road. Also that low sun really brought out the texture in this old highway, not to mention highlighting the dust cloud itself.

Have a lot planned this coming summer and it’s going to be a busy one. Cannot wait.

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  1. […] Haboob crossing – a natural phenomenon that almost defies proper description, a haboob is basically a huge wall of sand that descends upon an area very quickly.  Mike Olbinski is well-known for his work capturing epic shots of storms, lightning and haboobs and this once again finds us witness to a truly amazing thing through photography. […]

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