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Thunderhead - Part I: Nature painting climate change every July and August

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Thunderhead - Part I: Nature painting climate change every July and August

(Thunderhead over The Superstitions, Mesa Arizona)   My brother and I used to sit on top of our Chevy station wagon and watch the approaching thunderheads in the Eastern sky, dazzled by fingers of lightning and counting out loud the seconds before the sharp thunderclap. It was awesome. As a teen transplant from balmy Southern California to Phoenix, I was literally blown away by my first terrifying experience with a violent desert microburst courtesy of a serious thunderhead like this one that I photographed 47 years later. The Arizona deserts are big sky territory and provide generous visual inspiration.  Rendering...

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