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Neat Sky

Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 11 April 2010 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Beau and I were out walking in the woods on Friday afternoon and the sky began to do wonderful things.

Nikon D700 1/500 second F/10.0 ISO 200 150 mm (35mm equiv.)

Zora Zoé - sichtbar fotogrativ from Berlin, Germany

Wow, dramatic! A fascinating capture, Jack - it is a pleasure for me, to have a walk with my eyes over the mountains. Absolutely wonderful!! :-)

11 Apr 2010 5:56am

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

A stunning landscape...one of my favorites of yours.
Love the colors in the hills and the solid grandeur of the sky !

11 Apr 2010 5:59am

MontereyJohn from Salinas, California, United States

Indeed, and you captured it well.

11 Apr 2010 6:11am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

That sky was impressive indeed!

11 Apr 2010 6:19am

Lyl and Roll from Besançon, France

A really beautiful composition with all the levels Jack.

11 Apr 2010 6:29am

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Dear friend! Today the two posts the sky and clouds. An excellent landscape master Jack ... from foreground which gives the sun a little to the bottom shaded by the powerful effect of clouds and sunlight that filters through them. I read your words. what you mean. Nature always surprises us these wonders! Thanks for teaching here. Well ... I guess this wonder! A hug and many kisses for you and your family. Good Sunday! Adela

11 Apr 2010 7:09am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

What a stunning sky! You've captured the light well, especially given the variance in shades.

11 Apr 2010 8:07am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Yeah, wonderful dramatic clouds. Then, what happened after that ? Heavy rain ?

11 Apr 2010 8:21am

@Hiro: Actually the sun came and went all afternoon. The evening was without a cloud in the sky.

tataray from St Laurs, France

Wow ... je ne vois que le ciel superbe.

11 Apr 2010 8:55am

Amir Taheri Kondar from Bandar Abbas, Iran

nice view with different layers.

11 Apr 2010 9:02am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

WOW! What a beautiful image. I love the sky and you have captured it superbly. It looks like a painting.
5 stars for sure

11 Apr 2010 9:51am

sawsengee from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

a beautiful panorama.....splendid light, contrast & the low horizon composition

11 Apr 2010 9:58am

Xerophytes from London, United Kingdom

I don't understand the effect of the very top of the picture. Otherwise, it was a nice shot.

11 Apr 2010 10:39am

JJ from Jersey City, United States

Amazing landscape and sky, the sky is so dramatic and full of power, yet there is some light breaking in for the foreground love this

11 Apr 2010 12:18pm

Bonvilston from Cardiff, United Kingdom

what agreat sky, and what a lovely place to capture it

11 Apr 2010 12:45pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

Drama in the sky. Curves to the layered horizon. It is a beautiful masterpiece, Jack. I love it.

11 Apr 2010 12:47pm

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Wonderful.
Great landscape shot.
Thank you.

11 Apr 2010 1:28pm

Jaap from Friesland, Netherlands

impressive sky, well processed.

11 Apr 2010 1:41pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

interesante composición con las potentes nubes, muy buena!!

11 Apr 2010 1:45pm

Don from spokane, United States

A fascinating sky study! I'm glad you were ready with your camera. Very dramatic image.

11 Apr 2010 2:20pm

cirspo from Afghanistan

wow its awesom :)

11 Apr 2010 3:11pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

wow.. what a sky ... fascinating ;)

11 Apr 2010 3:26pm

@MARIANA: What fascinates me is whatever was going on in that upper layer of clouds.

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

a wonderful sky ,jack !
friendships !

11 Apr 2010 4:22pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Interesting effects in the landscape to the sky above. What an interesting array of colors and contrasts.

11 Apr 2010 4:26pm

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Indeed wonderful. Lovely shapes in this image.

11 Apr 2010 4:32pm

@Anita: Many thanks for all of your kind comments on my photographs.

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Not just neat- incredible!

11 Apr 2010 4:40pm

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Wonderful. Looks like the sky was gonna collapse on the tranquil land

11 Apr 2010 5:15pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

They are amazing clouds. They look like they could be in some Cecil B. DeMille epic.

11 Apr 2010 5:37pm

Meysam from Montreal, Canada

It is neat. I like your foreground as well.

11 Apr 2010 5:42pm

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

How the right cloud seems to touch the mountain is fantastic - very threedimensional picture!

11 Apr 2010 7:39pm

Mhélène from Paris, France

A superb composition

11 Apr 2010 8:30pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Gosh Jack that is pretty amazing. The whole scene could be out a movie.

11 Apr 2010 8:33pm

dkc from Xanthi, Greece

oh yes these cloud patterns are wonderful!

11 Apr 2010 8:36pm

k@ from Paris, France

A beautiful collection of blankets of clouds & mountains &..... SO nice !

11 Apr 2010 8:44pm

Seraphine from San Francisco, United States

i can almost see the landscape reflected in the clouds.
i can imagine sitting under a covered porch drinking
tea (coffee, jaegermeister) and watching those clouds.

11 Apr 2010 8:46pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

So much drama in that sky. Nice.

11 Apr 2010 9:53pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Such drama in that sky! Cool!

11 Apr 2010 10:45pm

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

There are so many beautiful layers of color in this image ... bravo, friend!

11 Apr 2010 11:08pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Wow. More than neat! Fantastic! Dramatic! And the lend beneath just as much. Great shot!

12 Apr 2010 1:06am

Gary from Cochise County, United States

Jack!, Your Back. Looks like your a regular again. I guess I have to put you back in my favorites. I love all the layers you have going on here.

12 Apr 2010 1:26am

@Gary: If you want a deluge of flowers, you can check my portfolio for the past couple of weeks.

Susan from Sausalito, United States

Oh, however have you made this so beautiful? It seems you live in a kind of eden.

12 Apr 2010 3:22am

Charles Dastodd from Chicago, United States

terrific big sky! i love the clouds :D

12 Apr 2010 5:09am

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Awesome sky!

12 Apr 2010 12:32pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

wow, looks like you should go running for cover......great shot !!!

12 Apr 2010 8:20pm

amy from Nanaimo, BC, Canada

The way the light is playing over the hills makes it look like an oil painting. Really wonderfully dramatic!

13 Apr 2010 3:32am

Betsy Barron from Philadelphia, PA, United States

tremendous clouds - and you were in the right place at the right time and armed with great knowledge of photography!

13 Apr 2010 2:26pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Wow! The sky is wonderful!

14 Apr 2010 7:31pm