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This topic contains 37 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by Michael Michael 20 hours, 3 minutes ago.

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  • #324323
    Michael
    Michael
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    Upon reaching 100 posts in the 5th volume of Color Cloud shots, Thanks Hans!, allow me to go forward with the 6th volume .  Taking shots at the extremes of the day gives color magic, sometimes.

    Arizona Color #601

    mar0418b1456Und

  • #324327
    Keelin
    Keelin
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    What a lovely launch, Michael. As usual, you’ve caught the light just right! I’ve also been meaning to say kudos on your cascade of Cirrus featured on the Gallery on December 28! I love the underwater feel you captured so well in that image.

    Volume V featured all manner of colorful clouds on display, a bit of poetry, and even some musical and mathematical references. Who could have predicted that? And who knows where our sharing of clouds and commentary will lead next? Perhaps the answer is blowing in the wind.

    IMG_2192_Blowing In The Wind

  • #324647
    Michael
    Michael
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    Thanks Keelin!That Cirrus event was impressive, not quite like anything I’ve seen. You are right, you just never know what you’ll find when you look up.

    Arizona Color#602

    feb1718b0847

  • #324704
    Hans Stocker
    Hans Stocker
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    Already Volume VI…. Ah, such a fine start by Michael and then the virga Blowing In The Wind by Keelin (together with some answers?).

    Trying to stay close to the wonderful tender structure of Arizona Color #602….

    2018-07 Wolken_0065-2

    Dotted

  • #325136
    Michael
    Michael
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    Arizona Color#603

    feb2217b1137

  • #325756
    Michael
    Michael
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    Arizona Color #604

    jan1419b1531

  • #325999
    Michael
    Michael
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    Arizona Color#605

    jan3116b2870

  • #326140
    Hans Stocker
    Hans Stocker
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    Very nice contrast between the whites and the deep blues in #605 Michalel.

    2018-11 Wolken_0119-2

    Watercolor

  • #326475
    Michael
    Michael
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    Ginny once used the word ” painterly” to describe some photos of clouds. Hans, that seems to apply.

    a fractus storm..

    Arizona Color#606

    feb2217b1060

  • #326775
    Michael
    Michael
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    This is a color shot.

    Arizona Color#607

    nov1515b0601

  • #326781
    Hans Stocker
    Hans Stocker
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    Your last two color pics are both very remarkable each in their own way Michael. I love the fairy and snowy look of #606, while #607 has this fine structure almost without color. Fantastic!

    2018-01 Luchten_0068-2

    Contrasting Structures

  • #326961
    Keelin
    Keelin
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    Fabulous images, Michael and Hans! Catching up just now with this color topic is a feast for the eyes. Arizona Color #606 is mesmerizing, Michael. And Contrasting Structures is like a moment of surprise not to be missed, Hans.

    The image below was taken on a very stormy day. I could barely detect what I thought might be interesting swirls in the clouds. In order to see what was really happening up there, I gave the image strong contrast, which delivers the impression of a rough textured watercolor. Rough weather, water, color… somehow, for me, the resulting image captures the dark moodiness of the sky that afternoon.

    IMG_2361_Moody BluesMoody Blues

     

  • #327021
    Hans Stocker
    Hans Stocker
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    Keelin, I agree you captured the atmosphere with these whirling clouds perfectly. Love it!

    And when Moody Blues appear next one must follow.

    2018-05 Wolken_0254-3

    Knights In White Satin

  • #327342
    Michael
    Michael
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    Arizona Color#608

    jan3116b2848

  • #327485
    Hans Stocker
    Hans Stocker
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    Fantastic play with shadow and light in this piece of marble (#608) Michael.

    2018-09 Charigny_0105-2

    Flat Bottomed Cauliflower

  • #327560
    Keelin
    Keelin
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    Splendid shadow play in AZ #608, Michael.

    And Hans, that is some delicious looking broccoli you’ve served up. Fit for a king and his loyal knights. Those song lyrics have a way of lingering. Today, I looked up to find, torn and tossed to the winds…

    IMG_2436_Letters I've WrittenLetters I’ve Written, Never Meaning To Send

  • #327847
    Michael
    Michael
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    Nice canopy shot Keelin! It feels very close.

    Another ” marble” shot

    Arizona Color#609

    jan3116b2850b

  • #328902
    Michael
    Michael
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    Arizona Color#610

    mar0616b3792

  • #329122
    Hans Stocker
    Hans Stocker
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    A canopy, yes it might be a canopy Michael that Keelin posted as “Letters I´ve Written …….”. I can hear the melody of it in the picture Keelin.

    And then another marble shot by Michael followed by this grid of altocumulus in #610 (yes, alto?) giving this feel of coming spring.

    2018-06 Wolken_0058-3

    Playful Patterns

  • #329210
    Keelin
    Keelin
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    Wonderful variety of patterns in the images above, you two. I imagine each arrangement could make for a fun game of hide-and-seek for our avian friends.

    IMG_1055_Birds Of PlayBirds Of Play

  • #329791
    Hans Stocker
    Hans Stocker
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    Nice wordprey with your Birds Of Play Keelin :) I agree our avian friends can play very well in each of the three arrangements.

    2017-04-26 Iridescence_0013-2

    Shadowing

  • #329838
    Michael
    Michael
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    Arizona Color# 611

    mar1218b1576

  • #330612
    Keelin
    Keelin
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    Hans, your Shadowing image has all the elements of an intriguing dream. I keep falling into the space in between the soft-edged iridescence and the crisp, silver-lined cloud with its deep dark shadow, where something(?!) will soon unfold.

    And Michael, Arizona Color #611 is one I want to dive right into. I would hold my breath in anticipation, but why? It’s (mostly) all air up there, n’est-ce pas?

    Lots of rain here lately, and a bit of hail too. But the sky captured below promised something else.

    IMG_2020_A Soft Rain's A-Gonna FallA Soft Rain’s A-Gonna Fall

  • #330883
    Michael
    Michael
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    Yes Keelin  its been a parade of clouds for almost a week here in the desert. The weather folks referred to  the phenomena as a ” river” extending way out into the Pacific. It rained again here last night. Unusual!

    Arizona Color#612

    feb1719b2420

  • #331198
    Michael
    Michael
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    A rare visitor to the desert

    Arizona Color#613

    feb1619b2358

  • #331265
    Hans Stocker
    Hans Stocker
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    A Soft Rain’s A-Gonna Fall  in California and the desert is in the mist. It feels all so Dutch and familiar now sitting inside with this grey nimbostratus and the accompanying drizzle outside. In between mister Kelvin and mister Helmholtz are showing what the instability with their names can produce in the air when the weather is fine.

    2018-10 Wolken_0084-2

    It Can Be Anywhere

  • #331746
    Michael
    Michael
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    Arizona Color#614feb1619b2347

  • #332360
    Keelin
    Keelin
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    Indeed, Hans, It Could Be Anywhere, but it was there — and you captured it! At least for the moment. And then who knows what may have become of those lovely cloud wisps? Perhaps some found their way across the pond and became part of Michael’s Arizona Color #614? Maybe they were even part of #613, which hold a definite mystery about it.

    Michael, #613  is one of my favorites! It could well be the opening scene of a movie that would definitely be going somewhere anxiety-producing. The subtly discernible cactus in the foreground is a perfect touch (no pun intended). The feeling it evokes reminds me again of Todd Hido’s photographic encounters with foggy environments.

    IMG_2770_Hold it Right ThereHold it Right There

  • #332791
    Hans Stocker
    Hans Stocker
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    I agree with the Todd Hido analogy in the misty picture by Michael, Keelin. Great picture Michael.

    And then I see this smiling face of the one who Holds It Right There. Lots of energy in the sky and great picture. A close up showed ..

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    He´s Got It In His Fist

  • #332939
    Keelin
    Keelin
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    Ha, Hans! I did not see the (so obvious now) smiling face! So thank you for the nudge to look again. And whatever might be released should that Fist above open?

    IMG_2517_Some Kind Of MagicSome Kind Of Magic

  • #333123
    Michael
    Michael
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    Nice captures!

    Arizona Color# 615

    mar0718b1472

  • #333384
    Hans Stocker
    Hans Stocker
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    You´re welcome Keelin. It is a funny and happy smiling face with also a peculiar ponytail on top of his or her pear shaped head. You released some true magic above and Michael posted a fine pattern of dots nicely evolving and growing from left to right.

    Here some fish bone like lines.

    2018-05 Wolken_0087-2

  • #333431
    Keelin
    Keelin
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    Love that subtle wrinkle in your fluffy blanket of Cirrocumulus, Michael. And those are some very fine fish bones, Hans. They must have traveled a long way from the sea, come to think of it. Below, it looks like an explorer dove in to investigate the original source.

    IMG_1065_With A Splash And A BreathWith A Splash And A Breath

  • #333657
    Michael
    Michael
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    Nice Shots!

    Arizona Color#616

    feb2617b1218

  • #334396
    Michael
    Michael
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    Arizona Color#617

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  • #334754
    Keelin
    Keelin
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    The soft lines of your Arizona Color#617 sing in perfect harmony, Michael. And now for the applause…IMG_2952_Applause

     

  • #335044
    Michael
    Michael
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    Thank you Keelin…I suppose the wind is the voice of the clouds..

     

    A herd of lennies…

    Arizona Color#618

    mar2517b2005

  • #335817
    Michael
    Michael
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    Arizona Color#619

    jan0818b0150

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