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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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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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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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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 · Comments Off on Luna moth (Actias luna) at Radnor Lake · 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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