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I hope you get some pleasure from seeing the beautiful Sanibel sky. Every sunrise and sunset is different. On rainy days we usually see clouds with the sun shinning behind them and many times a rainbow.

Friday, August 8, 2008

Clouds Hanging Overhead

After a little kind nudging from some of my friends, I decided to make a contribution to SkyWatch Friday. After looking at many other blogs, I know the quality of my pictures is way below the norm. But, that being said, I feel like the beautiful scene you capture is more important than pixel size. This photo was captured at the exact moment the dark clouds descended over the Sanibel Island, FL, fishing pier.

ominous clouds hanging overhead

2sweetnsaxy said...

I love this picture. I think it's great! :-)

August 8, 2008 1:56 AM


SandyCarlson said...

Thanks for sharing the magic!

August 8, 2008 7:01 AM


Kahshe Cottager said...

Glad your joined in Tootie! This is a fabulous picture. Very ominous!!! Hope to see you in Camera Critters too!

August 8, 2008 7:23 AM


Brenda said...

It's a wonderful photo and you did a most excellent job! Such ominous clouds!

August 8, 2008 9:20 AM


Snowbird said...

I haven't given in to SkyWatch Friday yet but man with a sky like we have on Sanibel, you have the opportunity for a LOT of pictures for it. I love your picture. I bet that brought on a heck of a storm!

August 8, 2008 9:27 AM


Kelly said...

Very good photo, but looks very scary!! Great shot! Have a good weekend!

August 8, 2008 10:47 AM


Marit - "Som Mine Dager Er" said...

Well, I have ever seen such a great shot of the beach and the sand and the waves and ...

I like it.


August 8, 2008 3:03 PM


dot said...

Love your picture! Altho I lived in Florida at one time I never had the opportunity to visit Sanibel. I can see I missed a lot!

August 8, 2008 3:40 PM


Petunia said...

Fabulous!! Well done!

Petunia's SWF

August 8, 2008 4:04 PM


JunieRose2005 said...


And-WOW!! I love that picture of the clouds!

We visited Sanibel a couple of times but it was many years ago!

What a beautiful place it is!!...I wanna see it again!!

Junie (in Ocala,Fl)

August 8, 2008 4:11 PM


babooshka said...

That is a marvellous ominous look cloud, can't believe how low it is, scary.

August 8, 2008 4:37 PM


The Texican said...

Thanks for coming by Pappy's today. Come back and stay as long as you like. I hope to get to Sannibel Island one day before too long. Pappy

August 8, 2008 5:17 PM


Jim said...

Oh Tootie, your quality is fine! If any photos lack quality, it is mine. But there isn't any requirement for 'fine' pictures. Some really are 'fine,' like fine china.
I like your threatening clouds coming to where people are!
Thank you for peeking at my pre-storm sunrise. Happy Skywatching!

August 9, 2008 12:12 AM


Pietro said...

Very dramatic sky, amazing view.
Pietro Brosio Gallery

August 9, 2008 12:35 AM


Kathiesbirds said...

This is an awesome picture and more than worthy of being in Skywatch! Thanks for joining and thanks for stopping by my blogs. To answer your question, I have been to Sanibel Island once in February, 2003. My brother lived in Ft. Myers at the time and he took me out to the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge. I was immediately enthralled and I have been wanting to return ever since. I also fell in love with the banyan tree in front of Tomas Edison's house in Ft. Myers. I want one!

August 9, 2008 1:07 AM


JM said...

Wow! That is an amazing threatening sky! Good shot!
Thank you for yor nice comment on my blog.

August 9, 2008 5:50 AM


Tammy said...

I love this photo! Thanks for sharing it. And thanks for dropping by my site. Nice to "meet" you!

August 9, 2008 3:00 PM


piedmontperspective said...

That's a terrific shot, Tootie! You captured the storm cloud perfectly. You can practically see a waterspout forming.

August 9, 2008 7:55 PM


Berit said...

Great SWF photo!!!

imac said...

Hi, and welcome to Skywatch.
Your photo for SW is a fantastic shot - scary and dark clouds shot with feeling and care.
Its photos like yours thats what makes SW a success.
Hope to see you next week.


Good decision. Beautiful shot.

kjpweb said...

Wow - your own Skywatch blog!
Cheers, Klaus

P.S.: On a more administrative note.
We removed your initial link, that you placed before moving the image to this site, so that there will be no confusion! :)

MaryAnn Ashley said...

You can completely feel the storm coming on from this image. Nice contribution.

Old Wom Tigley said...

Hello and a warm isf not late welcome to Sky Watch.... you have started with a great picture and I hope you come back again and share some more next week.

Louise said...

I don't know if I've ever seen a more ominous cloud. It looks a little scary. Thanks for sharing.

Denise said...

On the contrary, I think this photo is very worthy. It is really lovely. I look forward to others in the weeks ahead.

Serendipity said...

What a beautiful shot! This is my first time at SWF too!

Torsdag said...

Welcome, and a start with fantastic shot.
Hope to see you next week.

CATHY said...

Great photo.. wow those clouds are pretty scary.

Louise said...

Amazing cloud! Looks a little scary, but just incredible. Terrific SWF post.

Mary Hughes Studio said...

I LOVE clouds and these are awesome!!