Cloudscape over Chicago Sunrise

Sunrise Nov 15 2015 3

Quite a bit of variation in the, ‘cloudscape’ accompanying this morning’s sunrise.  I kept snapping photos until I captured the sun just peeking over the horizon.  Interesting patterns of clouds today.  Do you remember when you were a child and finger-painted in circles until your heart’s content?  That is exactly how some of the clouds appeared; at least, to me they did.  And there were ‘streaky’ clouds, wispy clouds, which, or course, does not provide you with the ‘real’ names of the clouds.  They are just my interpretation of the cloudscape this morning.  There was a lot going on in the sky today, with shades of pink and orange pushing through the grey tips of clouds.

Happy Monday, everyone!

  40 comments for “Cloudscape over Chicago Sunrise

  1. November 16, 2015 at 7:25 am

    Happy pretty Monday to you too!

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  2. November 16, 2015 at 7:46 am

    That is such a beautiful catch, Cher. All those colors, shades, and illuminated clouds… wow!

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    • November 16, 2015 at 7:47 am

      Why thank you so much, Erika! I must tell you that I took about 40 photos this morning! *LOL* This one was one of the best I think!! Cher xo

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      • November 16, 2015 at 8:07 am

        Haha….. I hear you! Once I see something spectacular I take tons of photos too. The clouds, the light, all changes instantly!

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      • November 16, 2015 at 8:10 am

        *LOL* Yes, that is exactly right! It might look like two or three (or more!) photos are the same, but there are subtle differences, especially when the sun is rising (or setting)!! You know exactly what I mean!! Cher xo

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      • November 16, 2015 at 8:12 am

        Yes, yes, yes… exactly! And it is so difficult to decide between those little differences… haha!

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      • November 16, 2015 at 8:13 am

        *LOL* That was me early this morning!!!! Hahahaha!

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      • November 16, 2015 at 8:17 am

        Haha!!! Hope you did not forget about breakfast… lol

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      • November 16, 2015 at 8:27 am

        Had some right after the big picture taking! Hahahahaha!

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      • November 16, 2015 at 8:29 am

        Oh good 😀

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      • November 16, 2015 at 8:29 am

        🙂 xo

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  3. November 16, 2015 at 8:01 am

    I like streaky and wispy better than stratus and cirrus, anyway. Nice picture!

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    • November 16, 2015 at 8:02 am

      Awh, thank you, John! I know the names of several types of clouds, but truly didn’t want to embarrass myself by getting the names mixed up! Muchly appreciated, John! Cher xo

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  4. November 16, 2015 at 8:14 am

    Beautiful.

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    • November 16, 2015 at 8:15 am

      Why thank you, dear! What a bonus for Chicago having gorgeous sunrises and sunsets!! Cher xo

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  5. Amy
    November 16, 2015 at 8:35 am

    Perfect timing, Cher! Awesome shot!! xo

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    • November 16, 2015 at 8:39 am

      Ah, thank you so much, Amy! But I must say I did take quite a number of shots before this one! *LOL* As I’ve said before, you are the expert my dear! I’m just the ‘wannabe’! 🙂 Cher xo

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  6. November 16, 2015 at 8:46 am

    Spectacular shot Cher!!

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  7. November 16, 2015 at 9:19 am

    Happy Monday to you Cher 🙂 That’s a very nice sunrise and cloudscape!!

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  8. November 16, 2015 at 10:45 am

    This hue addict didn’t bite at your lure to count. No siree! Hope you’re having a good day. lol

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  9. November 16, 2015 at 4:37 pm

    And another beauty. Gorgeous shot, Cher!

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    • November 16, 2015 at 4:58 pm

      Why thank you so much, Steven!! It took about 30 or more photos, but I think this one is the best of the lot! *LOL* Cher xo

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  10. November 16, 2015 at 5:31 pm

    Thank goodness for digital. 🙂

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  11. November 16, 2015 at 8:51 pm

    What a lovely picture!😺

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    • November 16, 2015 at 8:55 pm

      Why thank you, my dear! Cher xo

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