Black & White Cloud Photos VolXXI

Black & White Cloud Photos VolXXI

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    • #539012
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
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      Lots of fun B&W in Vol20. Allow me to start off for another 100 photos , Vol21

      Arizona B&W#211

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    • #539020
      Hans Stocker avatarHans Stocker
      Participant

      Thanks for the great kick-off Michael for Volume XXI.

      2022-06 Wolken (160)-1

      Between The Lines

    • #539109
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      I like the mixed clouds of your Lines Hans, high contrast too!

      Arizona B&W#212

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    • #539322
      Hans Stocker avatarHans Stocker
      Participant

      Thank you Michael. Great contrasts in your #212 too. Beware for next one.

      2022-07 Wolken (43)-1

      War Of The Worlds

    • #539444
      Patricia L Keelin avatarKeelin
      Participant

      Thanks for the great launch, Michael, and I surely agree with Hans on #243 (near the end of Volume XX). What a splendid play of light and shadow. And #212 above really pops!

      Hans, Between the Lines makes me smile. Those clouds look to be having fun gliding along at a good speed. And after seeing your beautiful Coral that closed volume XX, and your latest which reminds me of maybe an invasion of ocean jellies, I dove down into the archives here and discovered a photo from a couple of years ago. It was just a tiny bit of cloudy sky, and by the time I enlarged it to take a closer look, it too could have come from the sea.

      IMG_9753__BW_Cloud Coral

      Cloud Coral

    • #539530
      Ruth Quist avatarRUTH QUIST
      Participant

      Wars and Corals!!  Thanks for the new volume, Michael.

      Stunning glimpse in the skies everyone.

      Small Crevice, Don’t Panic

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    • #540290
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      Nice work everybody!

      Arizona B&W#213

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    • #540902
      Hans Stocker avatarHans Stocker
      Participant

      Fully agreed, Michael. And Cloud Coral has a true watery feel. Amazing. One can see it is an enlargement but it works perfectly. B&W does magic so I won’t panic about a nice Crevice Ruth.

      2022-07 Charigny (50)-1

      Let It Snow

    • #541367
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      Arizona B&W#214

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    • #541454
      Ruth Quist avatarRUTH QUIST
      Participant

      Hans, what a grand capture in let it snow.  Perfect title.

      Puff and It’s Gone.

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    • #541876
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
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      Arizona B&W#215

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    • #541997
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
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      Arizona B&W#216

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    • #542139
      Hans Stocker avatarHans Stocker
      Participant

      Thanks Ruth. Puf And It Is Gone is a very applicable title for yours and other B&W’s. I keep coming back to Cloud Coral, keelin. It is a beauty. Love the diagonals in your latest #216, Michael.

      2022-07 Charigny (31)-1

      Celestial Harp

    • #542251
      Patricia L Keelin avatarKeelin
      Participant

      Ruth, Puff and It’s Gone ~~ Yes, but it shall not be forgotten now that we can see it time and again thanks to your timely capture.

      Michael, could your #216 be someone with their head in the clouds? A clever portrait! Also very drawn to #215 for its play of light and shadow.

      And thanks, Hans! And I believe I can hear the sweet music of your Celestial Harp. And Let It Snow is a bright visual celebration on these hot summer days.

      This one reminds me of a wave coming in on rain specked sand at the shoreline—with a Ruth title inspiration. ;)

      IMG_2840_BW_Swoosh And It's Gone

      Swoosh And It’s Gone

    • #542331
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      Keelin..yes you caught the up close and personal look on 216 and speakin of up close, nice layers of texture on the lacunosus (Swoosh)

      Arizona B&W#217

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    • #542417
      Ruth Quist avatarRUTH QUIST
      Participant

      Michael, so cool on #217.  Spaceship like.

      Incredible how abstract pictures call on our heads for interpretations.  Love your Harp Hans and Keelin ” swoosh” is so clever!

      Night WaterfallP1000170

    • #542529
      Ruth Quist avatarRUTH QUIST
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      Bumps In The RoadP1120468 (2)

    • #542975
      Hans Stocker avatarHans Stocker
      Participant

      Quite an impressive cloudscape Ruth in Bumps in The Road.

      2022-07 Wolken (69)-1

      A Sleeping Dog Trying To Hyde Under The Carpet

    • #543176
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      Hans, when dogs dream in smells..

      Arizona B&W#218

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    • #543255
      Patricia L Keelin avatarKeelin
      Participant

      Love your Bumps in the Road, Ruth, and the playful splatter in #218, Michael.

      Hans, I had to smile just reading the title of your Sleeping Dog… before even seeing the image. So very funny!

      I think this bunny was just waking up.

      IMG_2948_BW_Ready To Hop To ItReady To Hop To It

    • #543277
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      nice zig to the zag Keelin

      Arizona B&W#219

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    • #543892
      Ruth Quist avatarRUTH QUIST
      Participant

      A Snail’s PaceP1120577 (2)

    • #544027
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      Arizona B&W#220

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    • #544434
      Hans Stocker avatarHans Stocker
      Participant

      You all have posted some amazing B&W’s. Ready To Hop it (by Keelin), A Snail’s Pace (by Ruth) and #210 (by Michael). Three wows!

      2022-07 Wolken (35)-1

      Hangover

    • #544467
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      nice wind sculpture Hans!

      Arizona B&W#221

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    • #544526
      Ruth Quist avatarRUTH QUIST
      Participant

      Hans, terrific Hangover.  Pretty happy I don’t have one this morning.

      Michael, maybe it is early, but I think you caught a man flying in #221.  Could it be superman. 

      My Big Glob

      P1120434 (2)

    • #544550
      Patricia L Keelin avatarKeelin
      Participant

      Oh these are all such fun!

      Love the splashiness of #220, Michael, and the floating feelings in #219 and 221.

      Ruth, you Snail’s Pace gave me the giggles. As did your Hangover, Hans. Both so cleverly titled.

      And now we go from a Big Glob to another big glob or what might look to some like the figure of a woman being blown away by a big wind. This is what can happen when your hat and coat are made of just tooooo many feathers.

      IMG_2908_BW_Plenty of Plumage

      Plenty of Plumage

    • #544742
      Ruth Quist avatarRUTH QUIST
      Participant

      Keelin, oh how I love feathers.

      Bag Of PopcornP1000294 (2)

    • #544744
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      Nice Textures!

      Arizona B&W#222

      sept1419a6585Virga

    • #545302
      Ruth Quist avatarRUTH QUIST
      Participant

      Michael, brilliant whites in #222.

      Threads

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    • #545512
      Ruth Quist avatarRUTH QUIST
      Participant

      SpotlightP1120712 (2)

    • #545544
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      Arizona B&W#223

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    • #545616
      Ruth Quist avatarRUTH QUIST
      Participant

      Michael,  cool.  I like #223.  May be a submarine.

      Hooked

      P1120731 (2)

    • #545734
      Patricia L Keelin avatarKeelin
      Participant

      Great variety in your latest images, Ruth and Michael. I especially like the floating feeling in #223, Michael, and the falling feeling in Hooked, Ruth.

      IMG_2951_BW_Not Sure What To Think About This

      Not Sure What To Think About This

    • #545769
      Hans Stocker avatarHans Stocker
      Participant

      Well, I am sure what I think about “Not Sure What To Think About This”, Keelin. It is a beauty and I a cockatoo with a twig in its beak. Love it!
      Number #223 is true abstract art, Michael, and I like to repeat the great sounding combination of words Keelin used for Hooked by Ruth: it gives a falling feeling.

      2021-11 Wolken (46)-1

      Floating, Not Falling

      • #546054
        Hans Stocker avatarHans Stocker
        Participant

        oops: I see a cockatoo with etc. ……

    • #545867
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      Thanks all! I’m enjoying all the free floating!

      Arizona B&W#224

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    • #546048
      Ruth Quist avatarRUTH QUIST
      Participant

      Front and Center

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    • #546088
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      Arizona B&W#225

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    • #546245
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      Arizona B&W#226

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    • #546337
      Hans Stocker avatarHans Stocker
      Participant

      Your #224 is amazing Michael. It is also free floating for sure. I love the composition and forms.

      2022-08 Wolken (18)-1

      Fractional

       

    • #546352
      Patricia L Keelin avatarKeelin
      Participant

      Thanks, Hans! I didn’t see the cockatoo until you mentioned it, and it made me smile to find it too.

      Front and Center also brought a smile, Ruth. Love the sketchy feel of it.

      And Michael, great energy captured in your latest!

      Now, back to Hans, Fractional is very intriguing. I keep seeing things in it that are delightfully surreal.

      Hot here today (111˚) and not much better predicted for the rest of this week. We could use some rain clouds and…

      IMG_7068_BW_A Good Squeeze Please [Sprites]

      A Good Squeeze Please (with Sprites, if you’ve got ‘em)

      PS: Full disclosure: this photo is upside down. ;)

    • #546364
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      Yes Keelin , the desert will take all the rain given too..  Historically, there should be one more good blast by mid month and then a slow decline to wearing jackets by the end of November. Nice capture even if its upside down

      Arizona B&W#227

      nov0820a0900CirArt

    • #546477
      Ruth Quist avatarRUTH QUIST
      Participant

      Keelin, hot here too.  Looking forward to fall temps and autumn colors.  A Good Squeeze is so cool and refreshing.  Reminding of a sprinkler.

      Hans, Fractional may have some Virga.  May be my imagination.

      Michael, love #224.  Smokey.

      Shifting Shapes

      P1120772 (2)

    • #546514
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      ArizonaB&W#228

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    • #547191
      Patricia L Keelin avatarKeelin
      Participant

      Thanks, Michael. Hope that blast of rain comes through for you there. Love the landscape feel of #228.

      And hope it cools off for you too, Ruth. Nice collection in your Shifting Shapes.

      Not sure what question may have been posed, but the answer appears to be in Dutch for Hans. ;)

      IMG_2140_BW_JA

      JA

    • #548431
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      Cool shot Keelin..like a Disney state of mind..

      Arizona B&W#229nov2220a0996Virg

    • #548505
      Patricia L Keelin avatarKeelin
      Participant

      Thanks, Michael! Looks like #229 is heading somewhere. Love the subtle shades of grey that define that impression.

      IMG_3265_BW_Fire and Ice

      Fire and Ice

    • #548761
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      Keeelin, I see a horse and a owl

      Arizona B&W#230

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    • #548880
      Patricia L Keelin avatarKeelin
      Participant

      Good eye, Michael! Love the illusion of over-the-edge flow in #230.

      IMG_3223_BW_Eclipse

      Eclipse

       

    • #548890
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      Did you get a telephoto or zoom  lens  Keelin? Close up on the clouds is fantastic!

      Arizona B&W#231

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    • #549121
      Patricia L Keelin avatarKeelin
      Participant

      Thanks, Michael! I’m still using my iPhone 11Pro, so it must be the clouds themselves that deserve the credit.

      There is a sense of poetry to your #231 that is very appealing.

      The photo below reminds me of the new season—like leaves falling, rain and wind.

      IMG_3286_BW_Ode To Autumn

      Ode To Autumn

    • #549344
      Ruth Quist avatarRUTH QUIST
      Participant

      Keelin, yes Happy Autumn.  Lovely photo of yours on the gallery last week.  Alway fun to see a picture selected.  I have been thinking of the lucky cloud spotter who made the trip to Yellowknife.  Hope they experienced wonderful skies and friendships.

      Pie Crust

      P1120994 (2)

    • #549369
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      Thank you Keelin, Yes cloud as that which elicits a feeling , a reaction.

      Arizona B&W#232

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    • #549556
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael
      Participant

      Arizona B&W#233

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