A Rare Feathery Treat

This Circumhorizon arc floating in Uncinus and Cirrus greeted me on my balcony. In a flash it was gone. But what a treat to see! This will be on my favorite capture list for a long time.

What Do You Call a Flat Rainbow?

There’s no punchline. There actually IS such a thing as a flat rainbow and it’s name is Circumhorizon Arc. It’s a summer optical effect and only appears in certain parts of the world. Like a rainbow, the colors are formed by ice crystals reflecting the light like prisms. But this rainbow bar (not really an…

Up Close and Personal

I never met a cloud I didn’t want to spend more time with. Fascinating creatures. Window seat FL to OR.

In Plane View

A six hour flight of non-stop sky delight! Alaska airlines Orlando to PDX.

Tropical Beauty

Palm trees and billowing cumulus create a stunning scene. An oil painting that won’t melt even in the 95° heat. Winter Springs FL.

From the Beginning

It’s easy to see why the immenseness of the sky has been an inspiration for artists and poets, inventors and explorers since the first human looked up. (Evening sky in Seattle.)

Puget Sounds of Silence

There’s something about watching the sun break through the clouds that restores peace. Like being in a chapel.

Oil Painting

The color and feel of this photo reminds me of the French landscapes by Corot.

Tulip Time

Even under cloudy skies, the petals are vibrant.

O Canada

Victoria, BC is always good for a little taste of London. A bit of formality can help balance the chaos.