Thursday, July 28, 2011

Natasha: "iReporter of the Month"

Congratulations to Natasha for winning the "iReporter of the Month" award by one of Edmonton's local radio stations, iNews880!

During our recent visit to Edmonton, we had a couple of thunderstorms hit where we were staying at my parent's house. One especially large one came in the early morning, and Natasha was up around 5:30am snapping photos of the incoming storm.

My parents told us that photos could be submitted to iNews880, which she did. Here are the photos!

The morning began a very bright shade of orange, with ominous clouds moving in from the south.

The photo that sealed the deal! This incredible photo captures a fraction of a second between a brightly lit morning with a rainbow, and a violent thunderstorm. The fact that these photos were taken with an iPhone 4 make them even more impressive.

Both of these images were featured on the news website and local TV stations on the morning it happened, and can be found on the iNews880 Thunderstorm Sunrise photo album.

The prize for being iReporter of the Month is a cheque for $880, and much deserved for her efforts in taking these photos! Congrats, Natasha!

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11 Smart Remarks:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Very cool! Congrats!

2:41 PM  
Anonymous Sandi H said...

Congrat's Natasha! The trip to Edmonton paid off :)

3:26 PM  
Anonymous e. said...

CONGRATS Natasha....Great Job! Maybe you should consider a part time job in Photography !!

5:07 PM  
Anonymous Stephanie said...

Congrats Natasha!!

It sure was worth your time to send those pics in!!!

5:16 PM  
Anonymous Mom Hoyer said...

Congratulations Natasha!
Your photo was amazing!
A prize winner for sure!
So happy you won!

7:48 PM  
Anonymous Susanna said...

Congratulations, Natasha! That picture is one in a million!

9:04 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Very proud of your accomplishment, and couldn't happen at a more needed time.Love you, Mom

9:19 AM  
Anonymous Brittney Le Blanc, iNews880 said...

Congratulations Natasha and thanks for your photo, it was fantastic!

11:33 AM  
Anonymous Shelley said...

Great Photos! I love thunderstorms, they are very beautiful.

1:32 PM  
Anonymous shawn griffiths said...

wow, you won eh! good for you tash! and the money never hurts either ! was looking at your blog, lovely pics. take care, love ya sis.!

5:42 AM  
Blogger Chrystie said...

Wow!! Awesome Natasha!! So fun! I didn't know you had a blog or that you were a photographer or a reporter!! :) Congrats!

9:44 AM  

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