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Anticrepuscular rays: Atmospheric optics photography

May 19th, 2012 · Comments Off on Anticrepuscular rays: Atmospheric optics photography · weather

These photos of anticrepuscular rays — some with a jet contrail — were taken immediately after a brief period of rain in Nashville, TN on Friday, May 18, 2012. Resources: Anticrepuscular rays: Atmospheric optics Anticrepuscular rays – Wikipedia Crepuscular rays – Wikipedia Anti-crepuscular rays – Atmospheric optics 10 Most Incredible Images of Anticrepuscular Rays – […]

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April sunset in Nashville: Frasier Photos

April 26th, 2012 · Comments Off on April sunset in Nashville: Frasier Photos · sunset

[nggallery slideshow id=3 float=right] 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 […]

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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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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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Amazing skies persist during drive to Green Hills

March 14th, 2012 · Comments Off on Amazing skies persist during drive to Green Hills · weather

Set 1 | Set 2 | Set 3 | Set 4 | Set 5 | Set 6 Set #3: Shots taken during drive to Green Hills – Nashville cloud photography (3/14/2012) The first few photographs in this set were taken from our driveway; the others were shot from the passenger side of my father’s car […]

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Video – Large Gray Rat Snake at Radnor Lake

April 4th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Radnor Lake, Reptiles, snakes

This is one of three videos of a large gray rat snake photographed at Radnor Lake on June 3, 2008. This prime specimen – one of the largest rat snakes I have ever seen anywhere – was found crossing the trail at Radnor Lake somewhere between the lake and Ganier Ridge. The original post describing […]

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Alligator snapping turtle: Nashville resident?

August 22nd, 2008 · 22 Comments · Radnor Lake, turtles

I have long suspected that the alligator snapper resides at Radnor Lake, but I have no evidence to present. There was, however, some convincing hearsay from a nurse walking on Otter Creek Road with her young daughter. She confidently answered a couple of questions about a supposedly amazing, huge turtle sighting she had within the […]

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Goose Builds Nest at Spillway Bridge

March 25th, 2008 · 6 Comments · canada goose, flowers, photography, Radnor Lake

Wow, the next few weeks are going to be fascinating — assuming things go swimmingly for the pair of Canada geese that built their nest on Monday (March 24) afternoon and into the evening. (Scroll down for YouTube video of the mother goose nesting.) What a location: the nest is about 15 or 20 feet […]

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