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November's Cloud

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    • #181940
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael

      The little nodules of down draft from intermixing vortices of a contrail I took advantage of for decorative purposes.. Perhaps they help to add depth to the crowd watching the bonfire.?

    • #182042
      Hans Stocker avatarHans Stocker

      Great picture. Very peculiar this watching crowd. Love it.

    • #183106
      Photo Editor avatarPhoto Editor

      The mystery object zoomed from original photo…..

    • #185090
      Howard Brown avatarhygge

      I think we have some crossed lines in this thread.

      The Photo Editor’s #183186 mystery object seems to me to come from CAS’ Cloud Of The Month for November 2016. It does not seem to be related to this thread of Michael’s.

      Would MikeL and the Photo Editor agree?

    • #185263
      Michael Lerch avatarMichael

      hygge,,,there is a small overlap or congruence amongst this thread. November’s Cloud of the Month is basically the Vortices created by modern wingtips on jet airliners. These vorices create nodules or tuffs that became visible in the Cloud of the Month Photo,,protruding under a layer of stratus near an airport. Well, my B&W shot also has those incremental ” tuffs” or nodules spaced along the contrail..
      Ian just showed us that the mystery object wasn’t a ” tuff’,,unless theres a bird that is so named, a blue footed Tuff?? ..anyway, it was a bird not a vortice ona contrail. Funny thing is, Ive had so many birds fly into so many of my pics, when I saw the original photo I took it as a bird without much mystery. I am of firm belief that these digital cameras , SLRS at lest,,produce very high frequencies that beckon birds from afar.

      • #185448
        Howard Brown avatarhygge

        Ah, so. Thank you for the nodule connection, Michael. Next time I use my posher camera I’ll keep an eye out for birds.

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