In its own way, every cloud formation is beautiful and unique. The beauty of it could be in its color, its shape or its sheer size. Yet every once in a while, someone with a good camera chances upon those truly amazing cloud formations – the variety whose image gets stuck in your mind, freezes there and ‘refuses’ to go away. The variety that you know that you may never get to see again in your lifetime, however longer you live thereafter. Those are the types of cloud formations we refer to as the world’s most amazing formations.
There are a number of such truly amazing cloud formations on the online photo sharing site, Flickr. It is true, looking at flicker images, that you may not be able to conjure the exact feel the photograph-taker got upon sighting the cloud formations in question. Yet if the forms, sizes and colors on these images of cloud formations are anything to go by, you know that you are looking at some of the world’s most amazing cloud formations.
Florence, Italy Flickr.com
There is, for instance, one attributed to an obviously highly experienced photographer by the name Frank Slack, with the yellowish brown glow of a setting sun in the distance, as one example of such truly amazing cloud formations. The formation in question here – taken in the part of Italy known as Florence, is not spectacularly big, or particularly beautiful in form. The beauty in question, rather, lies in its color: the said yellowish brown tint of a setting sun, which is accentuated. To be sure, many people have been able to capture this phenomenon of the setting sun, before. They however, tend to do in from a distance: so that the yellowish brown tint is seen from a far. What Frank Slack has done away, however, is to capture the phenomenon roughly overhead: coming up with what can only be described as an amazing image. Continue reading