Tag: sky

Nov 18, 2013

Picture of the Day: Texas Roll Cloud

Picture of the Day: Texas Roll Cloud

TEXAS ROLL CLOUD Photograph by KENNETH COLE SCHNEIDER Rosyfinch Ramblings Blog | Flickr | Google+ Spotted on November 4, 2013 (7:30 am local time) in Canyon, Texas, was this amazing roll cloud on the northern horizon. The cloud was photographed by Kenneth Cole Schneider who was en route to Alburquerque when he…

Read More »

Aug 1, 2013

Picture of the Day: Roll Cloud Over Calgary

Picture of the Day: Roll Cloud Over Calgary

ROLL CLOUD OVER CALGARY Photograph by Gry Elise Nyland In this tremendous capture by Gry Elise Nyland, we see an amazing roll cloud over Calgary, Alberta, Canada on the morning of June 18, 2013. According to the NOAA’s National Weather Service: “A roll cloud is a low, horizontal tube-shaped arcus cloud associated…

Read More »

Jul 8, 2013

Picture of the Day: Sky’s the Limit

Picture of the Day: Sky’s the Limit

SKY’S THE LIMIT Photograph by Sam Javanrouh | topleftpixel tumblr In this perfectly framed photograph by Sam Javanrouh, we look skyward from a beautiful courtyard in Siena, Italy. Sam took great care in locating the absolute center of the courtyard and must have been laying on the ground (or had a tripod…

Read More »

Jul 6, 2013

What the Night Sky Would Look Like if Cities Went Dark

What the Night Sky Would Look Like if Cities Went Dark

Thierry Cohen began his professional career in 1985 and is seen as one of the pioneers of digital photography. Cohen currently lives and works in Paris. Since 2010 he has devoted himself to a single project – “Villes Enteintes” (Darkened Cities) – which depicts the major cities of the world as they would appear…

Read More »

Jun 23, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Sky Whale

Picture of the Day: The Sky Whale

THE SKY WHALE Photograph by (nz)dave on Flickr In this breathtaking sunset photograph by (nz)dave on Flickr, we see a fascinating cloud formation with an incredibly coloured sky. Several small breaks in the cloud also seem to form the outline of a whale. The photograph was taken at the Pigeon Point Light…

Read More »

May 27, 2013

Picture of the Day: Crimson Skies and Mammatus Clouds

Picture of the Day: Crimson Skies and Mammatus Clouds

Crimson Skies and Mammatus Clouds Photograph by beau-dog on Flickr In this amazing photo, we see crimson mammatus clouds over Citi Field in Queens, New York. The photograph of the intense storm was taken before the game on June 26, 2009 by Flickr user beau-dog. Citi Field is the home baseball park…

Read More »

Mar 20, 2012

15 Incredible Cloud Formations

15 Incredible Cloud Formations

Roll Cloud, Las Olas Beach, Uruguay | Photograph by Daniela Mirner Eberl The skies have always been a constant source of fascination for humans. One common mass that everyone on the planet has seen in one form or another are clouds. They can come in all sizes, shapes, and colours; and their distinct…

Read More »