GOT CLOUDS??

It’s not very often that we see clouds of this nature in southern California.  More so, I guess, in the rainy season than in the summer.  I posted a few of these shots earlier, but missed this one.

Huntington Beach Pier - Huntington Beach, California

 

 

I rarely photograph the pier during the day.  But on this day the cloud formations drew me, and I was defenseless against their beauty!

Just a quick Saturday post!

🙂

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~ by photographyfree4all on March 12, 2011.

14 Responses to “GOT CLOUDS??”

  1. I like the pier and the sky. A sky with some clouds is always more interesting than pure blue.

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  2. Those are really pretty! I love it when the clouds form in beautiful formations like that. I couldn’t help but photograph some clouds like that last year when I was on my way home from work one morning. They just capture you sometimes.

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  3. I have waited weeks and even months for the right sky, Mike!! It makes all the difference in the world – which might explain why I don’t shoot the beach during the day. It’s usually sunny and clear! Thanks for jumping in with your comment, Mike!!

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  4. I had to chuckle (having lived in the LA area) when you mentioned the rainy season. I really like the colour added by Ruby’s roof, the clouds look great! I am with Mike, sky with clouds over clear blue sky (okay, for the most part).

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  5. This is a gorgeous shot, it all looks so perfect, it kind of reminds me of the animation in Toy Story. I love the reflection of the red roof on the shiny sand.

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  6. Another beautiful shot, Steve. It’s amazing what clouds can add to a scene like that. 🙂

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  7. You can’t forget about the sky in a landscape shot! I have to keep reminding myself of that very thing! This is the time of year that we see some interesting cloud formations, Kuukisu! In a few months, they’ll be gone for the summer! Good to hear from you, again! 🙂

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  8. Well yeah, it’s kind of a rainy season, David! 🙂 But, it’s nearly over and I’ll be saying goodbye to clouds like this for the rest of the year! Thanks for jumping in here.

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  9. Ruby’s red roof can literally be seen for miles and miles on a clear day!! I’m glad you stopped by, Aisling! A Toy Story comparison has to be a good thing!! I love those movies!! 🙂

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  10. Great shot Steve! I really like the red reflection. I agree clouds are always beautiful. They can add a lot of drama and interest to a photograph. Sometime s if it’s a clear blue sky I try to frame a scene to include less sky, unless the blue adds to the composition.

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  11. It’s so good to see you again, Robin! Thank you for posting this very nice comment! 🙂 And, you’re wearing different shoes…flip-flops! It must be getting close to summer.

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  12. Just got back from Florida Steve, where I spent a lot of time in flip-flops and barefooted. 😀

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  13. No doubt a wonderful break from the Ohio winter! 🙂

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  14. Lovely shot Steve, I am glad you put it up after you “missed” it, it is a nice image, with lovely clouds, and I really like the reflection

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