Friday, January 6, 2017
5 Photos of Blue Skies with White Clouds
Horrible gray sky with on and off rain showers sort of ruined my temperament today.
Some of the crazy remedies, I have consist of going out under a carport for exercise.
Several times a day, I get away from the computer monitors, to rest my eyes and get refreshed.
About 4:30 PM the sun, finally started shining. I decided to go for a walk, to buy some drinks.
The clouds, looking like a plowed field, I noticed as I left the office. Camera ? Not yet.
Knowing, my luck if, I ran to grab something for photography, it would start raining, again.
I spent 15 minutes, walking and enjoying the sunshine, while going for my refreshments.
It's a 2 minute walk to the vending machine but, I was formulating a plan.
By the time, I returned the clouds started moving in a direction, that suited me.
There wouldn't be time, to catch the scene, I wanted if, I fooled around changing lenses.
So, I grabbed the camera, I was using yesterday, equipped with an 18-250MM zoom.
Not too wild about telephone and electrical wires in my compositions, I shot, anyway.
Those distractions can be removed, afterwards but, I didn't feel like doing that.
When the timing was right, I climbed up on the roof and, shot this scene at 18MM.
Then, I started wondering, what those clouds would be called. I did some research.
At Allexperts (dot) com, somebody asked the same question, I put in the search engine.
What are those clouds called, that look like furrows, in a plowed field ?
They could be Altocumulus Undulatus.
Er maybe, Altocumulus Mackerel Sky
At the National Weather Service, 10 basic types of clouds are listed so, you can learn.
These clouds only lasted a few minutes, I'm guessing but, they made me happy.
Next time, I went out for some exercise and a break, they were all gone.
The wind blew and stuff flew and, who wants to be a weatherman anyway ?