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Thursday, June 2, 2011

SkyWatch Friday: Mix from April and May


Looking back at my photos from April, I was struck by the clouds against blue sky.

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The first three shots are all from April, 2011.
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I always enjoy photographing the water tower near the office buildings in downtown Durham.
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The rest of the shots were taken in May. I left my camera in the hotel when we went out to eat one rainy night in the mountains. Of course I looked out the window and saw a rainbow and realized I didn't have my camera but I did have my cell phone with it's inferior camera. Lousy shot but a beautiful rainbow.
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I love the wispy clouds that look like a veil to me.
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The next shot is a sunset from my bedroom window.
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Last but not least a hawk in a pine tree.
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26 comments:

Judy said...

I love the rainbow and the hawk looks so tall and strong there.

ewok1993 said...

that's the cell phone to the rescue. more and more cell phones are taking really good images.

Rajesh said...

Wonderful views of the clouds in the sky. My favorite is last shot.

Indrani said...

The last one stunned me.
Great captures.

Pearl Maple said...

fun collection of photos, rainbows and hawks and beautifully framed views, thanks for sharing with SWF

Sylvia K said...

Gorgeous skies! Such an incredible variety and you've caught them all perfectly! Hope you have a wonderful weekend, Carver! Enjoy!

Sylvia

nonizamboni said...

What a stunning collection! I enjoyed the tour; who knew you'd run into a hawk.
I love the wispy clouds too. Thanks for sharing.

Liz said...

Beautiful shots. The rainbow shot is not even lousy. :)

Happy sky watching!

Liz @ A Simple Life

Esther Garvi said...

Love them!

Spiderdama said...

Beautiful blue and I love the photo with the rainbow.
Happy weekend to you.

EG Wow said...

I'm glad you thought of a way to capture that rainbow! Neat shot of the hawk!

Dee said...

Really like the hawk.

Judy said...

The rainbow is wonderful, as ever, even with the phone rather than a camera, but my favourite shot is the sunset! I love the tranquil colours!

aka Penelope said...

The rainbow in a purple-hued sky really captures my imagination. Lucky that you had the cell phone to record the moment. Technology can be a handy tool when it works as it should. Also, had recent issues with leaving comments. A glitch that will resolve itself, I'm sure. :)

Hildred and Charles said...

Some wonderful shots, - love the deepness of the blue and the perfect rainbow.

fjÀllripan said...

Beautiful photos from you. I think the picture with the rainbow was really cool with the reflections. And the Hawk is such a beautiful bird, great to see :)

Kay L. Davies said...

Leaving the camera behind doesn't sound like you, Carver! Thank goodness the cell phone recorded that beautiful rainbow.
I love the shot of the hawk in the tree. Fabulous!
— K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Karen said...

Great skies for the month of april, and not a half bad cell phone shot.

chubskulit said...

Beautiful sky shots!

My Sky shots, have a great weekend ahead!

eileeninmd said...

Great shots for skywatch, Carver! I love the first two with the blue sky. Neat capture of the hawk. The rainbow is pretty, all are wonderful photos. Have a great weekend and happy skywatching!

Larry D said...

Super photos!

DrillerAA09 said...

A gorgeous brick facade and a hawk. It doesn't get much better than that. Well done!

forgetmenot said...

Wow, what a variety of beautiful shots. A rainbow is always lovely. Have a great weekend. Mickie :)

http://graceolsson.com/blog said...

ALL OF THEM ARE GREAT!

Arija said...

Beautiful shots all. I would call those wispy clouds angel hair and the rainbow really is a blessing.

Stan said...

The sunset from your bedroom window is just superb.

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