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.
Gary Yost, member 56,542, recently completed "The Earth Breathes - A Week in the West", a new film that transforms fire prevention cameras into a showcase of the West's fragile beauty.
Gary Yost recently sent us this time-lapse study of clouds as seen from the slopes of the Haleakala volcano, Maui (between 3,200' - 10,000'). Shot during the week of February 14, 2016.
The delicate process of fog collection is as beautiful as you might imagine. It's also a sustainable way of harvesting water in drought-stricken areas of the country. Explore the process with Dr. Daniel Fernandez (member member 45,058) of Cal State University, Monterey Bay.