We end the series of images from Grand Teton National Park with silhouettes of the mountains with a few lingering clouds in a blue sky.
The vapor of Old Faithful’s eruption at Yellowstone and a bright sun form a rainbow further beautifying the world famous geyser. There is an illusion of two rainbows in the first image – one in the geyser and another one against the blue sky.
With spectacular clouds in a blue sky, the drive through the dramatic Fall landscape in Yellowstone National Park was mesmerizing.
Witnessed striking cloud formations in the sky over Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Fortunately the weather threat passed in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and we had a clearing sky, with spectacular clouds, and beautiful weather for the next several days
The rays of sunset light up the clouds and sky in Florida. A man-made light is no match!
Sunset clouds blazing in the sky over Florida
Rainy snowflakes against greenery almost seem like diamonds falling from the sky
Looking up in the sky once in a while reveals striking cloud designs painted by nature
Signature palm trees and a lonely, near-barren tree provide stark contrast against white clouds and blue California sky
Located just west of Downtown Los Angeles, the 3.5 mile Santa Monica beach is an iconic example of the famed beautiful beaches of Southern California.
The beach sign below has cutouts for the umbrella and the birds so that the colors change depending upon the shade of the sky in the background.
Man-made colors on the pier are enhanced by natural colors of the sky, clouds, ocean and even flowers on this home in Santa Monica, California
Rural farms in the North Carolina mountains midst greenery, clouds and blue sky
Dramatic clouds grace a blue sky over the mountains in North Carolina
A sheltered spot to relax by the ocean while viewing the turquoise waters and blue sky
Viewing the various shades of blue – water, clouds and sky – from an ocean cruise liner
This week’s theme is Designs of Nature. Nature creates unique, sometimes simple, designs if you look around. Here is an image of the branches of a leafless tree spread out in a random formation against a blue, cloudy sky.
Silhouette photography is all about getting your lighting right. A silhouette effect is created when a light source is placed behind your subject, with little to no light in front of your subject. Here the bird and tree are silhouetted against a serene sky.
Soft clouds at dusk, bathed by rays of the setting sun against a dark blue sky, create an artsy cloudscape image
Cloudscape photography is photography of clouds or sky. The sky is the single most abstract and dynamic canvas that a photographer has at his disposal. It is an endless source of inspiration that can change a boring photo into one of tremendous interest. Clouds can really either dominate an image or they can enhance the background.
Will be posting this week images of clouds as the dominant feature. Here is one with striking cloud formations in the blue sky.