Clouds

No matter how beautiful a clear blue sunny sky may be, it’s nowhere near as inspiring as a sky filled with clouds.

PICT00032

7 AM

DSCF1230

Whenever I see gorgeous cloud formations like these, it reminds me of something a co-worker once shared with me.

Back in the days before digital cameras, her husband took their 12- or 13-year old son on a plane trip from California to Atlanta, Georgia, to see a special car show there.  The boy was intensely excited about the trip and the chance to see some rare and expensive cars; and once they arrived back home from their trip, he was impatient to send in his film for developing and get back all the pictures he’d taken.

As soon as he had the stack of photos in hand he very proudly began to show them off to his mother.  But she was a little confused — there were one or two pictures of cars, but most of the photos were ones he’d taken on the airplane.  Out the window.  Of the clouds.

DSCF0232

DSCF0240

100_2267

DSCF1430

I can’t really say that I blame him!

DSCF1427

Advertisements

4 Replies to “Clouds”

    1. Forgot to say your photos show off the clouds to perfection. I was just thinking the other day how satisfying digital sky photos are. No more small shiny paper representing hopefully snapped brilliant cloud formations and dazzling sunsets. Nowadays, a full screen digital image is nearly as good as the experience. Thanks for sharing.

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Thanks so much for your comments! I just discovered your blog and I’m really enjoying your photography. Thanks for the follow as well. Take care : )

        Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

The Nature Niche

Natural History/Nature Photography/Nature

Travels and Trifles

Expressing Thought Through Photography

Dutch goes the Photo!

Focus Hocus Pocus

Sagittarius Viking

Mindful exploring, through the eyes of a viking daughter.

Chronicles of an Anglo Swiss

Welcome to the Anglo Swiss World

Rantings Of A Third Kind

The Blog about everything and nothing and it's all done in the best possible taste!

The Geeky Gaeilgeoir

Musings on, and sometimes in, the Irish language

Street Photography

Straßenfotografie • Beobachtungen am Wegesrand

ABOUT SOMETHING AROUND

There is no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.

What's (in) the Picture?

Chris Breebaart Photography - finding stories

Photo de rue

Dealer d'histoires photographiques

The NorCal Hiker

Exploring California, one trail at a time

An Appetite For Beauty

'Beauty is truth, truth beauty,'—that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.

Alois Absenger

NATUR - HIGHLIGHTS - SÜDSTEIERMARK - KUNST trifft NATUR

Christine J Randall

writing fantasy for your entertainment

The Photographer Smiled...

... when she finally got the picture

Parkway Blog

An American River Parkway Preservation Society Weblog

Daily Feline Wisdom

Wise cats help you be more like them

phppi street photography

In this blog I will cover all your questions on street photography and cityscape photography

The Showers of Blessings

Giving and Receiving Blessings

Back Garden Moths

Photographing and Recording The Moths of A Staffordshire Garden

hikeminded

Hiking & Photography, MYOG & Ultralight Gear

Footloose Forever

Travel Diary of A Wandering Mind

The Way I Am

Live everyday as if it was your last

ishanlin.wordpress.com/

All images © I-Shan Lin

Friendly Fairy Tales

Fairy Tales and Poetry Celebrating Magic and Nature for Kids of all Ages

transcribingmemory

Decades of her words.

Sauce Box

Never get lost in the Sauce

Laidback Gardener

Welcome to Larry Hodgson’s world

Joshi Daniel Photography

Images of People Photoblog

Third Time Lucky!

....how I conquered Wordpress...

donegallizdoyle

A painter's diary of life in the rugged North West of Ireland

%d bloggers like this: