Tag: clouds

Oct 19, 2012

Picture of the Day: A Cloud Illuminated By Lightning

Picture of the Day: A Cloud Illuminated By Lightning

A CLOUD ILLUMINATED BY LIGHTNING Photograph by Mike Jones (mrjones131 on Flickr) While on a diving trip in the Grand Cayman Islands this past September, photographer Mike Jones captured this incredible lightning storm illuminating a storm cloud. Featured last week in The Telegraph’s ‘Pictures of the Day‘ gallery, Jones explained: “I…

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Oct 12, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Highest of All Clouds

Picture of the Day: The Highest of All Clouds

THE HIGHEST OF ALL CLOUDS Photograph by Kelly Speelman/National Science Federation In this photo by Kelly Speelman of the National Science Federation, we see Nacreous clouds observed on January 6, 2011. These polar stratospheric clouds at 80,000 feet (24,384 m) are the highest of all clouds. They only occur in the…

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Oct 10, 2012

Picture of the Day: Sitting on a Cloud

Picture of the Day: Sitting on a Cloud

SITTING ON A CLOUD Photograph by Neil Amonson of the GoPro Bomb Squad An awesome capture of the GoPro Bomb Squad jumping into the Lucas Oil/Red Bull MX Race in Washougal, Washington. Sitting on the cloud is Marshall “Mullet” Miller as partner and fellow Bomb Squadder Neil Amonson shows us his…

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Sep 13, 2012

Picture of the Day: Mount Fuji From Above

Picture of the Day: Mount Fuji From Above

MOUNT FUJI FROM ABOVE Photograph via news.mydrivers.com In this jaw-dropping photograph we see the majestic Mount Fuji soaring above the clouds. The picture, along with two others (that are equally amazing), was posted to the Chinese website news.mydrivers.com. I was unable to find the name of the photographer but this aerial…

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Sep 4, 2012

Picture of the Day: A Sea of Clouds in Bulgaria

Picture of the Day: A Sea of Clouds in Bulgaria

A SEE OF CLOUDS IN BULGARIA Photograph by cellskey on Reddit Redditor cellskey took this incredible night time photograph from a cabin on a cliff in Bulgaria. According to cellskey’s comments, the photo was taken from the Okoltchitsa Monument in Vratshanski Balkan, Vratsa, Bulgaria. The exact coordinates are: 43.152248,23.586059 The picture…

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Jul 22, 2012

Picture of the Day: Clouds Rolling Over Rio

Picture of the Day: Clouds Rolling Over Rio

CLOUDS ROLLING OVER RIO Photograph via gguerind on Reddit In this dramatic photograph, we see clouds rolling past the base of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I was unable to find more information on this photograph and a reverse image search on TinEye and Google…

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Jul 10, 2012

Picture of the Day: A Break in the Clouds

Picture of the Day: A Break in the Clouds

A BREAK IN THE CLOUDS Photograph by Jeffrey Pang on Flickr In this fabulous capture by Jeffrey Pang, we see two canoers paddling through Lake Louise as a break in the clouds reveals the majestic Victoria Glacier in the background. Lake Louise is a glacial lake located in Banff National Park in…

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