Peering into a Thunderstorm

 Photo by Craig Johnson, 7-6-2014

Photo by Craig Johnson, 7-6-2014

Taking close-ups of clouds can produce spectacular results. This photo of a thunderstorms - close-up - reveals the majestic turbulence found in a thunderstorms. The coloration is due to the filtered light that is common at sunset. In this case, an orange sunset was casting an orange pall over the cloud that was contrasted by low level fractostratus across the top of the image.