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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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Mammatus clouds at sunset: Green Hills Mall, Nashville

March 20th, 2012 · 1 Comment · weather

I am fairly sure that there‚Äôs 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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