It was lightening non-stop, there was a tornado which touched down thirty miles away, and we were cat-fishing the entire time. At the end of the day (even though the lightening did not end) I was rewarded with the most colorful sky I have seen in person.
The clouds in this photo were beautiful. This was captured with an old HP camera with a 3X zoom and 5 mp. The person walking the dog shows the scale of the scene which was before me.
This was a common sight where I used to work. Each evening thousands of birds would do a fly by in front of a sunset, and occasionally I would have a camera with me.
One of a series of cloud photos from a beautiful day for a photographer.
This guy was searching for a good signal with this wonderful rack of antennae. I got him just right with the cloud to bring out the sharpness.
July 4th, a time for fireworks, brutal hot weather and sunshine. On this particular 4th of July in Ithaca, NY there was a very strange storm. The huge cloud hovering over the immense Cornell University on top of the hill was a golden color due to the setting sun behind my tripod. A cloud of green came up through an adjacent valley (yes a green cloud, which signifies a hail storm) and merged with this cloud over Cornell. It began to thunder and lightning and continued to for hours. I got some streaks of lightning on film going the length of Cornell University. It actually hailed and then the clouds began to drift away just in time for the fireworks. And I got some decent shots of them also.
If anyone has ever been to Cornell University they will know that the buildings on the hilltop are rather large, so that ill show you the scope of these enormous clouds.
A nice shot of this sunflower. Come on summer!!