Thursday, June 18, 2009

Stormy skies over Philadelphia

I took these just after a big thunderstorm passed over the Philadelphia art museum(where I'm standing). I think the odd angles of the building in the distance look pretty cool.
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31 comments:

Thom said...

Awesome photos. That plane in there is just spectacular. Excellent capture my friend :)

Martha Z said...

An interesting bouiling framed by the arc of clouds. I like the way it reflects the sourrouning buildings.

Guy D said...

Great shots, that museum looks fantastic.

Have a great weekend.
Guy
Regina In Pictures

Photo Cache said...

That museum looks so modern.

Carol said...

Nice shots...I love the moody looking sky...very cool building, I noticed the plane right away...

Tabib said...

Never mind the dark sky, but the building looks great.

Vogon Poet said...

The building is perfect against this great sky, really a great shot.

lv2scpbk said...

We're only about four hours from Philly and it's been raining here to.

Pam said...

These are wonderful photos. The skies look so brooding. I did enlarge the last one and the building with all those angles is a masterpiece.
Thank you for your visit and kind comment, James.

Sylvia K said...

These are terrific, James! Love the storm clouds, but the building in the second shot is superb! The angles, the glass, the reflections -- all fabulous!

Have a great weekend!

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

Interesting sky shots. Love the storminess.

Bogey said...

Hmmm! I think some of your sky is hovering over my neighbourhood and dampening my golf schedule. You can have it back you know.

Actually, I think the heavy cloud cover adds a certain je ne sais quoi to the building. The jet is just like a garnish!

I want spend more time looking at your prison pics. Haven't had enough time. Great post James.

Sally in WA said...

It's like the cloud arched over the top of the building. Great captures!

Paul said...

Great shots James!

fishing guy said...

James: Those were some neat shots of the cloudy sky with the neat building.

Island Rambles Blog said...

Lovely contrasting of the building and the sky...wonderful sky watch post..have a great weekend. cheers.

Jim said...

I like that building. Our skies seem similar.

Ebie said...

Our skies here gets like that too, a sudden thunderstorm and then sunshine. That's a cool building.

magiceye said...

amazing captures!!

Maria Berg said...

It is amusing how much information you can have in o photo, now I see the jet,

MB

Cezar and Léia said...

Fabulous building! I loved this perspective! Great work James and many thanks for sharing!
Léia

kazu said...

It's cool.Great shots!

Thanks for visiting my blog.

Bonnie Bonsai said...

Skies and the clouds .... and we have those kind of looks in the last past days. They cried in the night and in the morning.

Australia:Quadrat in Focus

Jacob said...

That building must be from after my time in the area...certainly is striking with those "odd angles" you mentioned...

Great shots!

Margaret Ann said...

Great capture nature vs man. :)

storyteller said...

Wonderful stormy skies and fascinating architecture on this museum. I shared COLORFUL skies at Sacred Ruminations and more usual neighborhood skies at Happily Retired Gal this week ;--)
Hugs and blessings,

Prospero said...

That's a great looking museum. The clouds and the sky really enhance its beauty.

Pete said...

Great shots James! I like the brooding look of the clouds and the contrast with the buildings.

Thanks for visiting my blog and your comments :)

Cheers
Pete
www.hamilton-nz.blogspot.com

Linda said...

The building looks just like a slice of sky. Very powerful shots with the brooding storm clouds.
I don't know Philadelphia, but I do know Orange County - and all its blue skies! Thanks for visiting my blog - good to hear about your Mum.

Martha in PA said...

Great pics!

2sweetnsaxy said...

Those are some really ominous looking clouds and I do see the plane. Cool! :-)