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Lightning from nearby thunderstorm, at night

May 6th, 2012 · No Comments · weather

Considering — and I do mean considering — this photo turned out a little better than expected. It was the only decent lightning photograph out of 35 or so attempts… Thank God for digital photography. Yes, it is a generally poor photograph from a technical standpoint (as well as other standpoints); however, considering the shot […]

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April sunset in Nashville: Frasier Photos

April 26th, 2012 · No Comments · sunset

I took these Nashville sunset photographs as I walked across the Green Hills Mall parking lot on my home from a bit of Krogering. It had finished raining about an hour earlier, and the skies were spectacular. This was one of those types of sunsets that makes it look as though the horizon were on […]

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Cumulonimbus capillatus: Before the storm

March 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · weather

Beautiful clouds in Nashville, Tennessee This amateur cloud spotter recently noticed a unique, beautiful cloud with the appearance of a great big splash of water, as though a huge log had been tossed into a lake. The stringy, thin nature of this cloud led me to misidentify it as some type of cirrus cloud. In […]

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Mammatus clouds at sunset: Green Hills Mall, Nashville

March 20th, 2012 · 1 Comment · weather

I am fairly sure that there’s a small patch of smooth, rounded mammatus clouds here. Whether or not I have correctly identified this cloud, it sure did make for some nice eye candy. Although these cloud photographs are not particularly good examples of mammatus clouds, I see (or at least notice) them so rarely, they […]

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Incredible capillatus clouds mark the edge of a thunderstorm

March 14th, 2012 · 1 Comment · weather

Today I took hundreds of interesting cloud photographs. I have arranged today’s fascinating Nashville weather photography into several sets of photographs, to be published here as soon as possible. These storm-cloud images (shown in the photo gallery below) represent Set #1 of the Nashville, TN cloud photography by Stephen Frasier taken in the late afternoon […]

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Luna moth (Actias luna) at Radnor Lake

June 9th, 2011 · No Comments · insects

As soon as Mike E. and I crossed the wooden bridge on our approach to the steep climb up Ganier Ridge at Nashville’s Radnor Lake, Mike stopped, whipped out his camera, and started taking pictures of a tree trunk. Huh? Upon closer inspection, I saw that Mike was photographing a large, uniquely shaped green moth […]

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