Scientifically speaking, lightning is an abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light. But for photographers it is a beautiful creation from Mother Nature.
Toronto experienced 100mm of rain last Sunday, resulting in widespread flooding. All streets were under the water.
Fog is a collection of liquid water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air at or near the Earth’s surface. Fog begins to form when water vapor condenses into tiny liquid water droplets in the air.
Even though different cloud formations might seem random and indescribable to you, there’s a whole cloud classification system that’s uniform worldwide. Luke Howard, British manufacturing chemist and an amateur meteorologist, was the first to introduce a nomenclature system for clouds back 1802. Today clouds are categorized based on their shape, altitude, process of formation and other features.
Canadian photographer Matt Molloy created an amazing series of sky and star trails images. There’re made by stacking multiple photos (sometimes there’re hundreds of them!) onto one. Most often the single photos are taken from the timelapses. Each final photo has a stunning effect and they look like they had been painted. Beautiful colors and unusual concept are somenthing that that distinguishes them from other.
Cloud varieties go way beyond the cumulus, stratus, and cirrus we learn about in elementary school. Check out these wild natural phenomena.