Monolithic Color: Gray

Challenge #19 in the Ways of Seeing series. Hosted by jezsik.
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Show us a COLOR image that says "Gray!" Show us lots and lots of gray. Multiple shades of gray is ideal, but make sure we can tell that it's a color image. Is your image gray enough? If a viewer doesn't say "Whoa, that's almost depressing it's so gray!" then it's not gray enough. Ideally, aim for 18% gray, but just make sure it doesn't look mostly black or mostly white (or mostly black and white). Be careful not to include too much color otherwise the viewer's eye is drawn to that color and the gray effect is diminished.
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At the edge of a cyclone
by attorre
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I was on field work when the extratropical cyclone arrived. I only had the time to change lenses, but I was so nervous and amazed by the cyclone that I forgot to change the ISO settings and the picture came out a bit noisy. Anyway, it was quite a sight
Submitted: Sunday, 29th November, 2009 15:40 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 19th November, 2009
Focal length: 18 mm
Shutter speed: 1/100 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 800
Notes: Shot RAW, AF, P mode, cropped at Photoshop with some brightness and contrast adjustment.
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