Friday, December 05, 2008

Skywatch Friday

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Blogger fishing guy said...

Gretchen: I always like to capture those backlit clouds, they are special.

11:19 AM  
Blogger Quiet Paths said...

I love all the layers and then the hole in the wall of clouds is great!

11:34 AM  
Blogger Lily Hydrangea said...

the sun makes everything beautiful. nice wintry skywatch.

12:01 PM  
Blogger Photo Cache said...

Pure unadulterated sky watch entry.

12:07 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lovely photo - the lighting makes it! Thanks for skywatching with us.

12:15 PM  
Blogger April said...

I like the sun breaking through the clouds. Beautiful!

12:17 PM  
Blogger Dot O said...

Love this photo!! Makes heaven seem more real!!!

Hope you had a nice time sleeping in this AM!

12:25 PM  
Blogger mrsnesbitt said...

Hi Gretchen, thanks for the visit! A great blog here. A lovely sky for Friday's night here right now. I have just put my goose to bed in his hut, awaiting hubby from work then it's a chinese take away and a bottle of wine!

Hope you have a great night too.

12:25 PM  
Blogger Tarolino said...

Love the light in your photo.

It would be nice if one could comment with Name/Url too without having a google account.

1:00 PM  
Blogger Rottlady of the Ozarks said...

Love the backlight on the clouds. Thanks for visiting my page

1:59 PM  
Blogger Carletta said...

Lovely shot!

2:11 PM  
Blogger Melissa's Cozy Tea Time Readings said...

Love your SWF photo. Thanks for stopping by.

2:19 PM  
Blogger Leora said...

A beautiful, powerful sky. Thanks for visiting my blog.

2:26 PM  
Blogger Suz Broughton said...

Very nice shot. It's moody and the lighting is perfect. Well done.

2:41 PM  
Blogger Mediterranean kiwi said...

just lately we have been graced by beautiful skies - i hope your skywatching has been relieving you from headaches...

2:42 PM  
Blogger Kelly said...

This is a wonderful picture of clouds and sky! I love the way the light is trying to shine through!

3:11 PM  
Blogger Titania said...

A very beautiful sky picture. I do love the woolly, wintry sky.
Gretchen, thank you so much for your comment. Enjoy.

3:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Glad you are posting again.
A very understated scene, very subtle with great light.

3:45 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lovely photo!

I'm sorry about your headaches. I hope the meds will give you some relief.

Thanks for visiting my site. Hope you have a nice weekend!

3:54 PM  
Blogger bintang said...

All the beauty have been said here. ;)
Happy weekend..

3:56 PM  
Blogger Mary said...

Beautiful! I love those lacy trees against the sky. Happy SWF. :)

3:59 PM  
Blogger spiCes said...

i love the rays and the clouds...thanks for stopping by!:)

4:08 PM  
Blogger Anne-Berit said...

Great photo.Thank`s for kommenting on my blog.I agree in what you write about OJ,Simpson,I hope he gets what he diserve,finelly!

4:27 PM  
Blogger Sioux said...

Beautiful cold winter sky!

4:30 PM  
Blogger storyteller said...

Glorious light shining through the clouds in your photo! Thanks for dropping by my Haiku Sky Watch Friday on my new WordPress blog earlier.
Hugs and blessings,

4:34 PM  
Blogger PJ said...

Hi Gretchen, thanks for stopping by. It must be fun to do freelance work. I'm working towards doing something more professionl with my photography so I see more classes in my future.

4:55 PM  
Blogger PJ said...

I also meant to say that it looks like you caught this beautiful sky while you were on the road?

4:56 PM  
Blogger Connie said...

I love sun rays in clouds.

5:05 PM  
Blogger Blossom said...

Thanks so much for visiting my blog today Gretchen. Gorgeous photo!

5:12 PM  
Blogger Jeanne said...

Very dramatic sky. Wonderful lighting.

5:27 PM  
Blogger vincibene said...

Thank you for visiting my blog.
Your picture is wonderful, much atmospheric!

5:49 PM  
Blogger MumbaiiteAnu said...

Lovely winter skywatch.
Have a great weekend.

5:56 PM  
Blogger Jules said...

Lovely clouds!!!!

I have bought my girls all the Twilight books to put in their Santa stocking. It is big in Australia too. Most people say it isn't that well written but they can't put them down.

6:17 PM  
Blogger BeeDancer said...

AWESOME is the only word that comes to mind...Thanks for sharing

6:34 PM  
Blogger Shirley Fyfe said...

Such a gorgeous capture of the sky above Gretchen! I love the sunlight you've captured on the clouds!

Thanks for stopping by my Sky Watch contribution too this week - The Moon, Venus & Jupiter!


6:51 PM  
Blogger Afanja said...

Beautiful layers of clouds.
Nico to see the sun break through the clouds.

7:23 PM  
Blogger Country Girl said...

Lovely capture for this week, Gretchen.

7:25 PM  
Blogger Carver said...

That's a lovely shot.

7:36 PM  
Blogger Deborah Godin said...

Thanks for your visit and link - I never do get around to everybody on SWF, and I wouldn't want to have missed this one. I love the bright spot of "glory" at the top; its' a lovely mood!

7:48 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a glorious photo today, the clouds are just lit up! Happy SWF Gretchen!

7:52 PM  
Blogger John said...

Lovely photo!

8:01 PM  
Blogger Fotos da Lurdes said...

Lovely photo!
I like the sun breaking through The clouds.
Thanks for sharing with us!
Happy SWF:)

8:02 PM  
Blogger Cactus Jack Splash said...

I like how the sun is just starting to peek out

8:25 PM  
Blogger dAwN said...

Great sky photo...thanks love the sun shining thru

8:27 PM  
Blogger Tabib said...

Nice backlighting sky pic.

8:34 PM  
Blogger Jim said...

Pretty picture, Gretchen. Thank you. Happy SkyWatching, thank you for the visit and nice comment.

9:07 PM  
Blogger Lakshmi said...

a beautiful moment captured so well..thanks for dropping by

9:08 PM  
Blogger kayleen said...

wonderful photo. thanks for sharing.

9:10 PM  
Blogger Tina said...

Oh I've seen those moody skies...makes one want to go home and curl up with a book and a warm throw. What a lovely capture Gretchen! Thank you for stopping by my blog. I appreciate your kind comments. Have a nice weekend!

9:10 PM  
Blogger Lisa Mertins illustration said...

hi gretchen, this shot is dreamypretty, thanks for sharing!

9:15 PM  
Blogger Willard said...

A beautiful, dramatic, photograph. I like it very much!

9:33 PM  
Blogger Sue said...

I went back and saw your last Skywatch photo, and your trees framing the clouds make yours similar to mine, not the ones I just posted, but the ones I have taken from my yard. Your clouds are lovely!

Thanks for leaving a comment on my blog.

9:33 PM  
Blogger The Arthur Clan said...

Your SkyWatch photos is absolutely glad you shared it!

9:50 PM  
Blogger Napaboaniya said...

What looks like a storm approaching looks hopeful with the sun rays beaming through the clouds. Beautiful capture!

Napaboaniya APAD

9:59 PM  
Blogger Holly said...

Beautiful clouds...rain clouds? Nice shot!

9:59 PM  
Blogger SandyCarlson said...

Gorgeous! I just love the sky this time of year.

10:02 PM  
Blogger Indrani said...

Zig-zag of sun's rays! Fantastic!!

10:13 PM  
Blogger Raven said...

Beautiful photo. Like a painting.

10:14 PM  
Blogger Robert V. Sobczak said...

I've always admired the slumping arch of telephone wires. The shape they form is a catenary, not a parabola, as often mistaken.

10:52 PM  
Blogger chrome3d said...

The hazy shade of early winter looks great to me.

11:22 PM  
Blogger Sara G said...

Beautiful photo!
Thanks for commenting on my blog!
Take care and have a great weekend

11:24 PM  
Blogger Lew said...

Beautiful clouds! Thanks for visiting my sky watch.

11:43 PM  
Blogger magiceye said...

beautiful capture of a brilliant sight!

12:06 AM  
Blogger Ces said...

Hey! I saw these clouds last week too. :)

1:21 AM  
Blogger Sara said...

Lovely post for SWF. It's all about the light, isn't it? I also would prefer the Name/URL way of posting comments. And thanks very much for visiting my blog, much appreciated.

1:32 AM  
Blogger RuneE said...

The sun on the way in...

4:21 AM  
Blogger uncleawang said...

Lovely post for SWF..Thanks for visiting my SW and Have a nice day.

5:13 AM  
Blogger gwendolen said...

I really like the sun rays shining through the clouds. Lovely shot.

6:05 AM  
Blogger Catherine said...

Wonderful picture. The shade of grey-blue colors and light are perfect.

7:16 AM  
Blogger Live said...

LOVE the colors in your sky - beautiful depth. Nicely captured, Gretchen! (

8:46 AM  
Blogger Rambling Round said...

The sky is always so beautiful when the sun shines through the clouds. Great Skywatch!

9:19 AM  
Blogger Kahshe Cottager said...

What a lovely grey and silver winter sky! Thanks for visiting mine!

10:43 AM  
Blogger Pagan Sphinx said...

Oooooooooh, aaaaaaaaaaah. Very nice. :-)

12:13 PM  
Blogger Ilanadavita said...

Great capture. Nice choice for SWF.

4:53 PM  
Blogger shaker said...

Nice shot !

5:19 PM  
Blogger Sandradb said...

Very nice photo - thank you for your visit and greetings from Croatia.

9:35 AM  
Blogger Pamela K H said...

Great SWF photo. Love that sky !
Thanks for sharing.

11:22 AM  
Blogger Pearl Maple said...

Beautiful vision of the horizon.
Thanks for sharing with sky watch friday.

6:40 PM  
Blogger Angelika said...

I love the way the sun shines through the clouds like that! :-)

2:40 AM  
Blogger Dewdrop said...

Love the lines on the right with the fence... love the crepuscular rays. Awesome!

10:03 AM  
Blogger bowledover said...

Gretchen, what a really restful sky watch picture. It must be the lighting,layer upon layer, so to speak.
Thank you for your visit and comments.

5:19 AM  

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