Sunday, May 7, 2017

Clouds... and Photography Tips










 Clouds... we see them often ..... many times we just ignore them or don't even notice them. Maybe we think all clouds are the same... and are ... boring. 

I like watching clouds... they are so interesting to me. They change fast and often.











 Some clouds are light and fluffy... almost happy-looking, as they float across the sky.










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Sometimes clouds will look a bit "washed out" and that can be because of the lighting...  the relationship of the sun to the clouds can affect it. Sometimes if you turn to a different angle, the picture may be better.
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 Some are colored by a sunrise or sunset.  Sometimes there are many different kinds of clouds in the sky at the same time.  I like to take pictures of them... and I have been amazed that I still see cloud pictures that are different after all of the hundreds (thousands?) of cloud pictures I have taken.





Some cloud formations can indicate a change in the weather or bad weather coming.










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Sometimes cloud pictures can be even more interesting with another object in the picture... like this tower, or power lines, an airplane, a road, a tree or other.
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Sometimes you can find a reflection of clouds which can make for a fun or beautiful picture.... like the puddle, windows or water.
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 These look like pictures on a wall, but they are reflections of clouds in the windows of the library. I liked how it looked and was glad I had taken the picture.













 This was a very large window in a barn... and I liked the clouds outside the window... it added a bit of variety to the cloud pictures.















 I liked this rippled picture on the water surface... the clouds and the trees.
















 This picture below is one of my favorites! I love the dark ominous sky over the sunlit old schoolhouse. It shows an interesting contrast of colors and of weather.

 


God has made so many different clouds and I love to photograph them...   I hope the tips have been helpful and I hope you are enjoying your photography and learning as you go. Thank you for visiting and I hope you have a great week.  :) 


Other Posts in the Photography Tips Series:

Tea... and Photography Tips????      


A Killdeer... and Photography Tips
                                                      

A Tree's Best Side.. and Photography Tips
                                                        






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48 comments:

  1. The are all glorious images of clouds! I am a cloud watcher and am constantly aware of them and their different forms and colors. Thank you for the tips and have a blessed week!

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    1. Thank you... I am glad to find another cloud watcher! :) I do enjoy observing the clouds and "knowing" a little of what the weather "might" do. :) Thank you for visiting.

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  2. What beautiful photos of clouds...I love to watch them, also. Thanks for sharing your tips!

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    1. Thank you... they are so interesting to watch. Thank you for visiting. :)

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  3. Wow, so many great ideas, and photography is a definite weakness of mine.

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    1. Thank you... photography is certainly fun and rewarding. :)

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    1. Thank you! So glad you stopped by. :)

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  5. Lovely photographs. Our view is always more interesting with clouds in the sky.

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    1. Thank you.. yes, the clouds really do add something special. :)

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  6. Some good tips here! I think my fav shot is also the old schoolhouse under the dark sky. Very pretty!!

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    1. Thank you... that definitely was one of my favorites too... I wasn't sure what others would think of it, so am glad to hear it appeals to you also.

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  7. Beautiful pics and gorgeous skies. Great photography skills.

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    1. Thank you for the compliment... and.... those skies were wonderful... So glad you visited. :)

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  8. What a beautiful collection of clouds. I especially love the one with the tower in it. It bursts with color. So fun to read through this series of photography tips Joy. Thank you.
    Patti

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    1. Thank you... I sure enjoyed reading your comment. :)

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  9. I like to watch clouds, too
    Love the old schoolhouse photo, and the reflection photos are very nicely done

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    1. They are so interesting to watch. I'm glad others can see what I saw in that old schoolhouse photo... thank you ... I'm so glad you visited. :)

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    1. Thank you.... so glad to read that encouraging comment. :)

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  11. Kudos for your eye catching and informative posting. My fave is the topmost image.

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    1. Thank you... what a great comment! So glad you visited. I love those mackerel skies... and this was a full sky example of them.

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  12. Your cloud photos are gorgeous! I love clouds as well. As a child I loved finding images of animals, etc. in the clouds. Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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    1. Thank you! Clouds are wonderful for imaginations... and for beauty. :)

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  13. Clouds fascinate me, too! I really like your shot through the barn window. Thanks for the tips, too.

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    1. They are pretty wonderful to watch... thank you... I really like that barn window one also. You are welcome for the tips. Thank you for visiting. :)

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  14. Great skywatches. Thanks for showing.

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    1. Thank you... it seems there is something amazing most days! I love watching for it. :)

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  15. Your photos are so beautiful!

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    1. Thank you! I sure do like taking pictures of those beautiful clouds! :)

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  17. I love the ripply reflection!

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    1. I did too... so glad someone else likes it too. :)

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  18. Just hopping back to let you know that you will be featured at SYC later today.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  19. My camera and I are practically attached at the hip so I really do appreciate each and every photo -- especially those with the water and amazing reflections! Which reminds me -- I have a boatload of photos to download today!

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    1. Loading the photos to my computer is NOT my favorite part! I tend to wait and then have so many to load and it takes a while. I do like seeing them and using them though... and of course, taking them! :)

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