This dying supercell in Colorado combined with the setting sun to produce a breathtaking display of mammatus and anticrepuscular rays.
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wow ! do you know this picture is the best picture of today !
27 Jul 2011 5:47am
@Shaahin Bahremand: Thank you very much, Shaahin! :-)
This is beautiful Jason, I can see one of your Starships traversing this beautiful cloud,
mushrooming before us. Gorgeous photo and colors.
27 Jul 2011 6:20am
@Phil David Morris 2011: Hmmm, maybe I'll have try that sometime, Phil. Thanks for the idea! :-)
Mais c'est incroyablement beau !...
27 Jul 2011 6:51am
@tataray: Merci beaucoup!
C'est beau ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée
27 Jul 2011 7:22am
Awesome capture - love it.
27 Jul 2011 7:35am
27 Jul 2011 7:54am
@SRM: Thank you very much!
Woowww.Nunca he visto nada parecido,es increible.Buen trabajo.
27 Jul 2011 7:57am
That's a stunner Jason
27 Jul 2011 8:32am
an unbelievable shot!
amazing gorgeous clouds and rays.
this should be spotlight material!
27 Jul 2011 8:54am
@Roman: Thank you very much, Roman!
I'd heard about these odd clouds. I've never seen them in the UK
27 Jul 2011 10:09am
@CElliottUK: These clouds are most often seen with thunderstorms. When you see them this numerous and well-defined, the storm is more than likely a supercell.
Wow - great capture of this very rare and beautiful sky. We can well imagine it is another planet we are seeing here!
27 Jul 2011 11:36am
There is a wonderful ethereal feel to this shot Jason! Well done! ;-)
27 Jul 2011 12:17pm
@Eric Cousineau: Thank you very much, Eric!
Phenomenal !! Superb effect and beautiful !
27 Jul 2011 12:53pm
Good Grief. I think I would run screaming into the house and hide under the bed.
Spectacular Jason! Made even more intimidating by all those fat words. You do know and appreciate sky shows, and this one is a knock out. Hyperventilating here.
27 Jul 2011 1:27pm
@Twojays: Ah, no reason to run and hide, Joyce. ;-) Mammatus can really make for a gorgeous sunset. Thank you very much!
Grandisoe ciel et rayonnement superbe compo quelle forme quelle couoeur un rêve magique
27 Jul 2011 3:13pm
oh my..I haven't seen this before..seems like something unusual brewing..but it's a fantastic capture, Jason! Good job!
27 Jul 2011 4:16pm
An awesome display and a beautiful photo.
27 Jul 2011 4:22pm
Very beautiful colors and clouds, great capture!
27 Jul 2011 6:33pm
Awesome indeed Jason, and the clouds are spectacul;ar too...we had a storm like this a few years ago with clouds like that overhead - I was awestruck...occluded...something or other I think is what they were called, but whatever they were I will never forget them..Beautiful image here!
27 Jul 2011 6:36pm
@Denny Jump Photo: Thank you very much, Denny! These pouch-like clouds are actually called cumulonimbus mammatus. When you see them this pronounced and numerous, your most likely dealing with a strong supercell. Glad you like the image! :-)
you mean those are real clouds? wow...amazing...and so unusual...
beautiful colors, too
27 Jul 2011 7:17pm
@Maria Draper: Oh yes, very real! You see them like this most often with strong supercell thunderstorms. Thank you, Maria!
this is truly surreal - both the shapes of the clouds and the incredible light! what a catch!
27 Jul 2011 8:45pm
wow this is strange, it looks like some kind of jelly sky. very unusual. you are so lucky your weather is not as boring as the UK, where we get a little bit of sun a lot of rain and a lot of over cast. lol.
27 Jul 2011 9:02pm
@Ainsley: Ah, but you guys have such history - something we don't really have here. Thank you very much, Ainsley!
Awesome sky, Jason.
28 Jul 2011 12:57am
This is amazing! So much power but also beautiful.
28 Jul 2011 1:10am
A spectacular mammatus example! Not only do you have the clouds, but the rays. Wow.
28 Jul 2011 1:54am
@Rick: Thank you very much, Rick. This was a beautiful sight to behold in person.
28 Jul 2011 2:02am
@Kristina: Thank you - glad you like it!
Beautiful colors! The heavens have opened up!!!!
28 Jul 2011 2:56am
What a gorgeous capture with great colors and truly unique cloud formations!
28 Jul 2011 3:31am
Awesome picture Jason.
Don't think we'll ever get the chance to capture anything like this in the UK, I'm pretty sure super cells don't form over here.
28 Jul 2011 11:54am
@Curly: The UK does get the occasional supercell, but they're nothing compared to the ones that form over here. Thanks Curly!
Great Job :)
30 Jul 2011 11:04pm
i love clouds, and these ones make my day :)
31 Jul 2011 6:40pm
@JCJ: Thank you very much, JCJ! :-)
stunning!! well captured and an awesome spectacle of nature :)
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