Friday, October 2, 2009

Flexible Friday

We're letting The Mommy post some more of her sky photos today. We're being flexible...on a Flexible Friday.

(We encourage you to bigify the photos to see the detail better!)

This is what the sky looked like on my Wednesday morning drive to work.

I was able to get this rather neat shot of the sun's rays shining through the clouds onto the church.

And this is what the sky looked like on my Wednesday evening drive home.

This one you almost definitely need to can see the blurry Moon on the left, but just slightly upper right from the Moon about two inches (screen width) is an itty bitty dot, it may just look like a speck of dust on your screen. That's Jupiter.

I've always enjoyed taking photos of sunsets and sunrises and cloud formations, especially when it's stormy. I'm no pro, and I don't do much in the way of processing after the fact. I just like to capture the pretty colors and the fascinating formations and combinations and share them with others. So I've just started a separate blog to post those photos on, as I don't want the Krew to begin complaining about me co-opting their blog too much.

If you're interested in seeing them, you can find the blog at Texas Wildflower. There's some pretty cool -- if I do say so myself LOL -- photos of storm clouds from last night on there now, and posts hereafter will probably be somewhat irregular. The kitties may let me post announcements here of new posts, we'll see.

Thanks for indulging me today, friends!

Happy Friday to all!



Anya said...

I love it also pictures from sunsets and sunrises :)
They always different !!!
Beautiful special that picture with those salmon colors.
Special hugs today for bugsy ...
hugs to all
Kareltje =^.^=
Anya :)

Milo and Alfie said...

Mom likes doing sky shots too. She loves sunsets, sunrises and cloud formations. She particularly likes to find a shape in the clouds in the sky (like an angel).
Those are lovely pics.

The Monkeys said...

Great sky pictures! We biggified them and they're gorgeous!

Have a great Friday and YAY for Bugsy coming home!

SeaThreePeeO said...

Those are beautiful sky pictures!

Have a great weekend and lots of hugs to Bugsy!

The Creek Cats said...

Great photos!!! Your mom is very good with a camera!
Our mom loves shooting storm clouds too!

Cats in trees said...

Great pictures. I love it when the suns rays pop through the clouds.

Madi and Mom said...

The Kitty Krew.
Great pictures today. I love the sun rays through the clouds. We had a very pretty purplish sun rise here today. They are always pretty in October.
Madi and Mom

Angel and Kirby said...

Having been raised in Texas I always marvel teh wide open spaces we can see in a great sky shot. In your first pictures, we called those sun rays, Sun Dogs. I do not know why, just did. In the sunset picture we called those wispy clouds, Mares Tails! You are in a perfect location for star gazing. Not to close to the City to get light pollution. Wonderful picture with Jupiter and the moon!

I am adding your new blog to my reader!

Anonymous said...

How pretty! And how nice of the cats to let you post YOUR pictures on THEIR blog! *giggle* Our front porch faces West so we often sit and watch sunsets whilst having a cup of tea.....

Sam and Andy said...

Love the pictures and we've been to your Mommy's blog and have signed up to follow her photos.....
Y'all have a fantastic weekend

xxxxxxx to y'all with extras for Bugsy

Jasmim said...

beautiful pictures !

The Island Cats said...

Beautiful pictures! Mom always calls skies like that "God Skies" 'cuz they are so beautiful, you can't help but believe there's a God when you see a sky like that.

Lyn said...

Wow what great photos! the sunset is lovely, Big and wonderful!
Thank you for visiting our blog too!
Lucy and Lyn

Amy and The House of Cats said...

Those are great pictures. We are going to follow your other blog so we can be sure to see anything you post there!

Tell Bugsy hi from all of us and tell him we are sending him virtual head bumps!!

Mack and Sally Ann said...

Hi Kitties,
Your Mommy is a good photographer.
Sally Ann

peggy and The Cats said...

We could see Jupiter in your photo!!
We could also see how very dirty our screen is.....

Mishkat said...

We're laughing at Peggy's comment! We could see Jupiter too - and the cloud photos are gorgeous!

P.S. We think you should let your mom post one day a week! We like her posts.

Tracey and Huffle said...

You are very kind to share your blog with the mummy. I make mine use her own blog.

Huffle Mawson

Batu said...

Gorgeous photos! Thanks for sharing.

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