Sydney Harbour Under Mountains of Clouds

Speaking of Sydney…

Many people have been asking for an update in the Sydney Morning Herald situation. There has since been an article on another Australian media outlet by Nic Christensen where he got in contact with the editor of the SMH. Below is a quote from the article in response that they have made an apology to me.

“Perhaps they have placed a handwritten apology in the pouch of a kangaroo and it jumped in the wrong direction, for I have yet to receive it (or any digital facsimile thereof),” said Ratcliff.

Otherwise, I’ve handed everything over to the legal team. This is the same team that dealt with the Time issue and countless others. I’ll give another update later, assuming I’m allowed t

Daily Photo – Sydney Harbour Under Mountains of Clouds

This might have been the last shot I took with my Nikon D800 before the wind blew it over to destroy it. It turned out that I could not repair it, so I had to buy another D800. Sad Trey. I hope the shot was worth it… many Bothans died to bring you this photo… 🙂

Sydney Harbour Under Mountains of Clouds

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2018-01-04 16:10:53
  • Camera
  • Camera Make
  • Exposure Time
  • Aperturef/11
  • ISO200
  • Focal Length28mm (28mm in 35mm)
  • Flashflash did not fire, compulsory flash mode
  • Exposure Programaperture priority
  • Exposure Bias

  • susan ratcliff

    Magnificent clouds – love the black & white – sorry to hear about your camera though!

  • Rodney Campbell

    Sorry to hear of the D800 demise Trey – it’s a wet old day in Sydney today thats for sure

  • Every great photo deserves a great sacrifice!, I too lost a lens cap and a pocket wizard to the harbor taking this shot

  • Trey Ratcliff


  • Guest

    The clouds in this picture are really awesome!

    Sorry for your loose 🙁

  • AbdullahMujahed

    The clouds in this pictures looks really awesome!
    sorry for your loose 🙁

  • AbdullahMujahed

    it seems that I’ve repeated the comment 2 times :S

  • Interesting about Time magazine. What about Nokia? I believe some of your images were on the N8, as some sample photography. Are those being used with permisson?

  • Paula Maidl

    Awesome in B&W! Bummer about your camera, though. Hopefully your lens made it out alive…?

  • Those are some impressive clouds! Sorry you had to buy yet another DSLR… 😉

  • Well, I’ve got to say – it is a magnificent shot with incredible clouds. Love the B & W. Sorry about your D800 – sad day.

  • Kat Warren Photography

    Did you cry?…I would have cried! Then again it is a gorgeous shot!


  • Trey: Beautiful shot but very sorry to hear of the damage!

  • Casper van Zyl

    Sad loss,but wonderful result.

  • Great photo, the sky is amazing. Sad that your camera died but at least the photo turned out.

  • Trey Ratcliff

    Thank you 🙂

  • Tom Chladek

    I get the impression we Aussies (or at least our country) are a bad omen for you Trey!?

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