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Lightning from nearby thunderstorm, at night

May 6th, 2012 · Comments Off on Lightning from nearby thunderstorm, at night · 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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Cumulonimbus capillatus: Before the storm

March 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off on Cumulonimbus capillatus: Before the storm · 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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Western edge of looming thunderstorm

March 14th, 2012 · 1 Comment · weather

These storm-cloud images (shown in the photo gallery below) represent Set #2 of the Nashville, TN cloud photography by Stephen Frasier taken in the late afternoon hours of Wednesday, March 14, 2012. Set 1 | Set 2 | Set 3 | Set 4 Set #2: Western edge of looming thunderstorm – Nashville cloud photography (3/14/2012) […]

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