Tag Archives: clouds

Puffy Cloud Backdrops

My personal preference is to shoot planes tight.  I like to see the detail up close and usually strive to get that in my shots.  However, sometimes I remember that there is more to it than that and there is … Continue reading

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Storms Over the Front Range

When I arrived in Pueblo Colorado, the sun was shining and it was pretty warm.  After our second day of testing, the weather had turned a bit and, as we headed back to the town, there was some storm activity … Continue reading

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Sunset Over the Central Valley

While out shooting the aircraft in the evening at Eagle Field, I also got to enjoy quite a nice sunset.  The sky was turning a variety of lovely colors and, once the sun had dropped below the horizon, things really … Continue reading

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Humid Approaches to SFO

Moisture in the air is not always what you want when you are out shooting aircraft. However, it does have its benefits if there isn’t so much of it that everything is either obscured or gray. The weather conditions over … Continue reading

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Storm Over Evanston

I was flying cross country and my layover was in Chicago at Midway. I had deliberately chosen a window seat on the right side of the plane in case we carried out the approach from the lake in order to … Continue reading

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Mt Tam in the Clouds

My friend John from Chicago was out in San Francisco for the weekend and we arranged to get together for a walk up in the hills of Marin County. We headed to Mt Tamalpais to walk the trails there. The … Continue reading

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Funky Cloud Processing

Part of a run back into Oakland recently came across the bay but it was unfortunately covered in cloud. However, the cloud was sitting in very distinct locations with a clear edge as you headed down the bay and a … Continue reading

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Clouds From Above

My frequent flights mean I get to spend some time looking down.  Often when flying across the country, the skies are remarkably clear.  There may be a lot of haze obscuring a clear view to the distance but the amount … Continue reading

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Sunset Above the Clouds

As the spring moves closer to summer, the view on my flights home changes.  The timing is not any different but I get further east before the sun gives up and disappears.  Arriving in the light is not far off … Continue reading

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Natomas Evil Sky

You are always supposed to have a camera with you so you can be ready when the shot presents itself.  Sadly, there have been far too many times when I have failed in that regard and this blog has plenty … Continue reading

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