Category: Cloud Videos

Clouds never stay still. They’re in a state of perpetual transition, mutating from one form to another. This ephemeral, ever-changing quality is part of their beauty. If you have time-lapse video of clouds for this page, upload it to a video hosting site like Vimeo or YouTube and send us a link.

Mt. Tamalpais Fire Lookout Glory

Gary Yost sent us this video. His description he writes “That’s the Gardner Fire Lookout shadow in the halo. I was shooting this from the north catwalk of the Lookout on East Peak, which explains why the center of the Glory is where I was standing”.

Full Moon Pacific Blanket

Cloud enthusiast Gary Yost, sent us this video of the San Francisco Bay Area. His description of it explains that the Bay Area is famous for its dense fog, and when you’re in it the fog is cold and grey. But there’s another side to the fog and the only way to see what happens when it fully comes in and blankets the SF Bay Area at night is to be above it.

Fog Art

Sara Blumenstein, supporting member 24,936, recently alerted us to a Fog Art installation at the Louisiana Children’s Museum. The installation was designed by artist, Fujiko Nakaya, a Japanese artist and member of Experiments in Art and Technology who is best known for her fog sculptures

Cloud Layers

Suzanne Fenton, member 43,602, was walking her English Bulldog, Coco, and noticed that different cloud layers were moving at different speeds. It had been very stormy so there had been a lot of varied cloud formations and action lately!

Clouds in Spring Time

Massimiliano Squadroni of Scenari Digitali srl, sent us this timelapse filmed in May 2021. The video was made through their webcam location in the Castelluccio di Norcia, Monti Sibillini National Park

The Giants Above

David Luff recently contacted us about his video. The Giants Above is a video hecreated to showcase the beauty of clouds. It transitions from night to day, and is accompanied by an array of ambient and cinematic music.

GB Moring Glory 2018

James Cooper, member 55,001, sent us this video of the Morning Glory Cloud which forms over the Gulf of Carpentaria in Northern Australia every year during the months of September and October.

Zodiacal Light

George Preoteasa, member 41,445, sent us this timelapse taken in the Catskills. It shows nicely how the zodiacal light forms and then fades away. Society founder, Gavin Pretor-Pinney, tells us that as it’s so subtle, this is very hard to spot and photograph.

Puff the Magic Dragon

Tom Maloney lives in an area of Colorado known as the Wet Mountain Valley. From his front deck, he can see a sweeping panorama of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range. And of course, the sky above it. He recorded this time lapse video in May last year.

Autumn – clouds, fog, rain and snow

Massimiliano Squadroni has sent the latest timelapse from the Scenari Digitali srl webcam which is located at the Three Peaks South Tyrol – Italy, Monte Rosa. It shows the autumn changes including the clouds, fog rain ands snow.

Clouditation – Cloud Gazing

Jeremy Prentice produced this immersive sky meditation as a gift to his friends and family. He told said “A lil’ present for my kinfolk, friends, and friends-to-be in ole Melbourne town (or anyone and everyone for whom it offers value)

“Springtime over the Mojave Desert II”

David Oscarson, supporting member 40,914, recently completed this video. He explained “in this video are time-lapse videos of clouds moving over the Mojave Desert, flora, fauna (wild horses) and cloud panoramas. I have expanded not only on cloud structures,but what is under the clouds and sky”.

Secrets of a Strange Cloud

Rob Thompson (Society Member 28), sent us this documentary and told us “this is a special extended version of the Baddog Productions’ documentary “Secrets of a Strange Cloud” which we have put together for the Cloud Appreciation Society”

The Lucky Sky

Keen cloudspotter, Roberto Porto, sent us his latest timelaspe video “el cielo afortunado”, the lucky sky, made completely in the island of Tenerife, Spain.