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The Truth Is Out There

Ever wonder why Mt. Rainier was the first place the term Flying Saucer was used?

Ever wonder why Mt. Rainier was the first place the term Flying Saucer was used?
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Photokats
 
Photokats December 15, 2008
This is just too cool! I saw some pics on king5's website.. i may be in Ga, but still visit my home news page! Great pic!! Love it!
lilcanuk
 
lilcanuk December 15, 2008
This one incredible capture.
gwensgems668
 
gwensgems668 December 16, 2008
are these real cloud formations? I've never seen anything like it!! Way too cool...
gonecrazy
 
gonecrazy December 16, 2008
omg,,this is awesome.
karenr PRO+
 
karenr December 16, 2008
This is a great photo. I love it.
Inquinata
 
Inquinata December 23, 2008
Mt Rainier has a wide caldera at the summit. Strong winds whip around inside this depression and if there are clouds around spins them into these shapes. 100 percent real just some contrast and sharpness tweaking in CS3.
scoutgabby
 
scoutgabby December 26, 2008
What a stunning shot
voodoomdvs
 
voodoomdvs December 28, 2008
jeez
ladywings
 
ladywings December 28, 2008
Very interesting cloud formations.
DestinieTraver
 
DestinieTraver January 04, 2009
I love the cloud formations, and the lighting.
shema
 
shema January 09, 2009
this is incredible, great light and clouds, love Mt Rainier too
MaryleeUSA
 
MaryleeUSA January 10, 2009
WOW! A jaw dropper. I'm a huge fan of killer skies and THIS is KILLER!
architect
 
architect January 10, 2009
Critique: Marylee said it well. I think as a photograph it could be improved by cropping the top part of the sky. I also wish there was more foreground. Still, this is a stunning image perfectly exposed.
Inquinata
 
Inquinata January 10, 2009
I thought about cropping some of the sky but liked the triangle that the cirrus clouds made with the contrails so kept it. Also, as for foreground, I was shooting over the tops of evergreen trees so they wouldn't have added anything.
msmyzr
 
msmyzr January 10, 2009
Beautiful! The sunlight on the mountain and clouds are perfect! Very good!
ladywings
 
ladywings January 12, 2009
Wow, I've never seen cloud formations like this before... incredible. Critique: I'd like to see more of the mountain, where you cut it off on the right side. The dark portion of the sky, between the ridge and the cloud formations, is slightly noisy.
shutterjunky
 
shutterjunky January 26, 2009
Very nice picture! Well done!
scottsc
 
scottsc February 05, 2009
great picture! (cool caption too)
SubruralGirl
 
SubruralGirl February 17, 2009
Wow! That's all I can say. Wow!
dragonfly30707
 
dragonfly30707 February 19, 2009
wow I have never seen anything like this.
zpawpaw
 
zpawpaw February 22, 2009
These are awesome clouds! Very nice.
MnMCarta
 
MnMCarta February 24, 2009
omg this is way cool! I've never seen anything like that. :)
mariss
 
mariss March 05, 2009
wow,awesome clouds!
DanielPham
 
DanielPham March 25, 2009
Nice captured
vigor
 
vigor April 24, 2009
This is the stangest thing Ive ever seen. Very cool.
montana_denny PRO+
 
montana_denny November 13, 2009
I love these kind of cloud shots and would love to see this kind of formation.
bhpPhotography
 
bhpPhotography March 04, 2010
Awesome clouds! I think the top 3rd of the photo is a bit unnecessary, crop the top and you have a great panorama!
mayjodyb73
 
mayjodyb73 March 05, 2010
WOW!! THAT IS AWESOME!!!
wyominggal
 
wyominggal March 16, 2010
cool shot. I agree with cropping the top
ashley3140601
 
ashley3140601 March 22, 2010
awesome capture
DianeCArtography
 
DianeCArtography August 27, 2010
Wow, exquisite photo! Are they cloud tornados? "5" stars!!!!!
pennypal
 
pennypal September 09, 2010
Wow, that's a 5 star photo. Congrats ont he honorable mention
myeyesview
 
myeyesview September 09, 2010
Awesome capture!
DianeCArtography
 
DianeCArtography September 09, 2010
Congratulations! Very well done!
dennischeeseman PRO+
 
dennischeeseman September 09, 2010
Congratulations on the honorary mention in the weather contest!
meems
 
meems September 09, 2010
Fantastic shot - congratulations!
beetlestone
 
beetlestone September 09, 2010
Congrats! Way too cool clouds! Awesome capture!
Photokats
 
Photokats September 09, 2010
Wtg on the honorary mention in the weather contest!! I just love this! I am waiting patiently for it to happen again. I can see the mountain out my window now. YAY for you!
huahuaa
 
huahuaa September 09, 2010
the cloud structures are simply cool!
Tami231
 
Tami231 September 10, 2010
too friggin cool! I've never seen clouds like this before- Great shot!!
snappingramma
 
snappingramma September 10, 2010
Awsome shot congrats
AASinclair PRO+
 
AASinclair September 10, 2010
beautifully done, congrats
zpawpaw
 
zpawpaw September 11, 2010
These are just amazing! Just awesome!:) Congrats to you!:)
ReneeBlake PRO+
 
ReneeBlake September 11, 2010
Fantastic shot ! Congrats !!!
Georgina PRO+
 
Georgina September 11, 2010
Thanks for capturing this moment. Awesome!
will_mcdee
 
will_mcdee September 12, 2010
this is really cool!
iseebeauty
 
iseebeauty September 13, 2010
awesome shot
donna6167
 
donna6167 September 15, 2010
Congrats on the honorable mention. Amazing shot! Thanks for sharing!
Wayne_Sr PRO+
 
Wayne_Sr September 18, 2010
Congratulations on the Honorary Mention in the Weather Contest!
babspictures
 
babspictures September 29, 2010
congrats - I missed this one - God is soo creative & you were there!
ArubaRu
 
ArubaRu November 10, 2010
congratulations! this is an amazing shot!
Dann
 
Dann December 10, 2010
Really cool!
louhoop
 
louhoop January 17, 2011
Amazing!
tra rader
 
tra rader April 16, 2011
very neat
docdpp
 
docdpp August 10, 2011
Very neat shot. I would invite you to post this image in my group: natural-phenomenon
devosphotography
 
devosphotography December 04, 2011
Amazing shot! Very nice
nerophoto
 
nerophoto January 27, 2012
Nice work!!!! Amazing sky...and great title!!!
abezwiliams4
 
abezwiliams4 January 27, 2012
I have seen these same strange formations in the middle of the Utah desert while flying home from Ca to Co. Great shot.
rosewood
 
rosewood January 27, 2012
These are amazing cloud formation. Gorgeous!
tisherself
 
tisherself January 27, 2012
Wonderful photograph!
jenineschrader
 
jenineschrader January 01, 2013
WOA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
THAT IS SOOOOOOOOOOO AWESOME!!!!!
AMAZING CLOUDS, GREAT CAPTURE AND COMPOSITION!!!
FAV/AWARD :))
Cananyonehear
 
Cananyonehear January 01, 2013
UFO!!! Agent Fox was right. (X Files)
bluespanishsteel02
 
bluespanishsteel02 January 02, 2013
WOW! Absolutly out of this world! Very Well Done!!!
PKnot
 
PKnot January 16, 2013
Very cool capture!
fredapaterson
 
fredapaterson April 11, 2013
unbelievable
Etna PRO+
 
Etna April 16, 2013
Nice shot!
Hari_Subagio
 
Hari_Subagio April 20, 2013
amazing capture
NaturesEarth
 
NaturesEarth June 07, 2013
Super cool wow factor photo! Congratulations!
debbiecram
 
debbiecram July 13, 2013
Amazing shot.....
sipanhota
 
sipanhota September 16, 2013
wow
fila4
 
fila4 September 16, 2013
Amazing!
333KimmySue
 
333KimmySue September 16, 2013
Totally Awesome!
Arzhtatiana PRO
 
Arzhtatiana September 29, 2013
Awesome capture! Congratulations!
ranger4000
 
ranger4000 October 02, 2013
Incredible capture
gemeenie Premium
 
gemeenie October 09, 2013
The coolest of the cool
LightstalkerPhotography
 
LightstalkerPhotography October 29, 2014
Lenticular clouds form at high altitudes shaped by wind and moutains... my favorite! Awesome capture!
nina050 PRO+
 
nina050 November 01, 2014
Great capture...you were lucky to have your camera with you!
mcampi PRO
 
mcampi November 01, 2014
I was station at McChord AFB and have only seen this type of weather once with only 1 cloud.Outstanding Catch
dogglue
 
dogglue November 04, 2014
Unreal too cool looks fake hard to believe there's something that beautiful just floating in the sky great shot

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