Thursday, October 9, 2014

Desert Clouds

I took these photos two weeks ago at our place out near Joshua Tree. I usually like to anchor my sky shouts with some foreground, but the clouds were so big and fluffy I thought I would try something different.


I tried to get creative with the photo above. I flipped it vertically on itself and then added a photo of a jet I had in my files. Fun stuff!
The shot below was taken the same weekend. I was out with camera and tripod taking sunset shots, my wife was walking the dog and was taking pics with her point-and-shoot, and my granddaughter was just a blur of activity! A fun shot that makes me smile when I see it.
We took my Mom out to the desert last trip also. She's totally smitten with her great granddaughter!
Linking with Skywatch Friday. Click on the link to check out great skies from around the world!

35 comments:

  1. Looks like a lovely and fun outing. And those big clouds are just wonderful!

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  2. Wonderful shots!!! These photos makes me smile too! Your daughter is adorable and Mom looks happy. I like your header verrry much!
    Enjoy your day!

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  3. Enjoyed all your shots. The big fluffy white clouds are divine and all your photos are full of glorious colour :-)

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  4. Cool sky shots. I love the clouds.. And your granddaughter is a sweetie.. Great shots, have a happy weekend!

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  5. Funny I was watching a plane fly past our house the other day and seeing this photo made me think about it. Nice tick. Your mum looks like mine would have, worried the child would fall

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  6. Nice shots. The manipulated one with the plane is also a beauty but perhaps a little to nice to be true. Well done.

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  7. Your granddaughter is so cute.
    Those are big clouds. Enjoying your creativity :)
    Thanks for stopping by.
    www.womenandperspectives.com/2014/10/sky-watch-waterfall-and-blue-sky.html

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  8. Great shots, especially the last one with your mother smiling at her great granddaughter.

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  9. Hi! Nice shutter chance. The airplane and clouds photo is very cool. Thanks for sharing.

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  10. Lovely work, as ever!!! The doctored image is really eye-catching!!!

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  11. Sweet photos of your family and that last shot was adorable. The smile on your Mom's face put a smile on mine and your little granddaughter is beyond adorable. Loved those cloud photos too and your plane shot was impressive. Have a great weekend :)

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  12. Wonderful shots, I like the experiment with the flipped fluffy clouds and the plane!

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  13. Great job on flipping the photo and adding the plane....the plane...the plane. Love how the grandmother and grandchild are bonding. Shows what love really is like. Love your blog.
    JM, Illinois

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  14. Oh wonderful clouds - love the plane you inserted. It is great when the generations can be together in a special place.

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  15. beautiful skies indeed, the plane shot is neat but I like the ones with your family best..... grinning.

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  16. ....awesome shots and I love your layered plane/cloud photo! Those gorgeous clouds didn't need an anchor :)
    Special family memories and great sky shots all in one weekend! How wonderful is that?

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  17. I like your special shot! Well done All your pics are lovely.

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  18. Love how you flipped that image. Your special shot is so cute!

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  19. I like how the plane is flying between the clouds ~ a fun, creative image! Beautiful family togetherness. Love the blue sky! Happy SkyWatch Friday! Thanks for visiting!

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  20. Pretty skies...great effect added too. But the picture that stole the show with me is your mom and her great grandchild!!

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  21. That is a fun series of photos!

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  22. Just a perfect day here ... beautiful sky, the kind of clouds that encourage day-dreaming. And the series just keeps getting better and better. The joy shines through the lovely portraits of Grandma and Great-grandma and who would not be smitten! (as I'm sure the photographer is as well). (Amazing editing job on the jet one too...

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  23. Great shots, all of them, but I do like the wife and grand-daughter one the best!

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  24. The picture of your mom is the best. Just a perfect portrait.

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  25. Estupendas imágenes... Muy bonitas... Un saludo desde Murcia.

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  26. Wow, beautiful shots. My favorite is the one with the plane flying in between the clouds.

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  27. Fabulous series! I love the sky with the fluffy clouds and that edited shot is fantastic. Your grand-daughter is gorgeous!

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  28. I love how you created the jet shot! Awesome and creative. Your mom smiling at her great-granddaughter is my fave, though. So much happiness!

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  29. I love that white puffy cloud, and the rest of your photos are just a joy to see.

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  30. love that last photo!!!

    thanks for fessing up on the jet add. i really thought that was one lucky shot! :)

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  31. Our granddaughter is 19 months and I'm just smitten with her! :-) Yours is a real cutie pie! Glad your mom gets to see and know her. My grandmother was around until our kids were in high school...she lived to be 100 years!
    Cheryl Ann

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