Noupe Editorial Team October 28th, 2008

Nature Scenic Photos: 30 Angry & Soft Masterpieces

It’s funny how nature acts, sometimes presents the perfect opportunity to get most out of photographer’s skills. In particular, bad weather can provide the perfect opportunity to capture such wonderful shots. Shooting wind, lightning strikes, rain, tornados, waves, volcanos and stormy weather produces dramatic atmosphere and soft scenes as well.

Today we would like to share with you a round-up of some 30 truly brilliant photos and stunning pictures which are sure to have you marveling at the world around you.

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1. Angry Nature Scenes

Rust and Surf

Angry Nature Scenes

This was taken back in February 2008, the last day that it rained a measurable amount in San Francisco! This was on the bay-side of the bridge, the Pacific Ocean is on the other side of the bridge to the left.

Ride the Lightning

Angry Nature Scenes

Wellie Weather

Angry Nature Scenes

High tide and wind brought out the surfers out in force and fortunately there was a westerly wind so all the spray was being blown out to sea.

Cirrus clouds above deadfall

Angry Nature Scenes

Light waves

Angry Nature Scenes

Stormy weather at Freshwater Bay

Ghost Rider In The Sky

Angry Nature Scenes

Circumhorizontal arc or circumhorizon arc (CHA), also known as a fire rainbow, is a halo or an optical phenomenon similar in appearance to a horizontal rainbow, but in contrast caused by the refraction of light through the ice crystals in cirrus clouds.

Weather

Angry Nature Scenes

This was taken in near a place called Ry in Denmark

Lighting strikes the city

Angry Nature Scenes

The light coming from the background is bratislava, right behind the border of austria.

Mount Etna lava flow

Angry Nature Scenes

Often lava doesn’t flow on the surface, but it flows in so called lava tubes. Lava on the surface of the flow cools down and builds a crust, while in the inner part, the lava stays hot and flows on quickly.

Lightning Over Water

Angry Nature Scenes

Magma Blast and Electric Lightning Bolt

Angry Nature Scenes

Rare and surreal static electric lightning flashes through a massive column of steam, sulfur dioxide, glass particles, ash, rock and instantly created black sand – all generated from a huge volume of molten lava dumping out of a single lava tube that carried it from magma chambers under the flanks of Mauna Loa’s Kilauea volcano further upslope on Island of Hawaii

Horizontal Twister

Angry Nature Scenes

A long and thin cloud which looked like a wet shirt being wringed out of water. As strange as that was there’s more to it, the cloud was rotating around it’s own axel and twisting even more and more.

Morning Rainstorm

Angry Nature Scenes

A long and thin cloud which looked like a wet shirt being wringed out of water. As strange as that was there’s more to it, the cloud was rotating around it’s own axel and twisting even more and more.

Lava lake inside Kilauea volcano

Angry Nature Scenes

Lava lake inside Kilauea volcano’s West Gap crater. The whole crust covering the lake has just been overturned, exposing the red hot glowing interior.

A World Of Colors

Angry Nature Scenes

Icelandic sky

Thunderhead

Angry Nature Scenes

Perfect Storm

Angry Nature Scenes

The Wrath of God

Angry Nature Scenes

The Grand Prismatic Spring

Angry Nature Scenes

he Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park is the largest hot spring in the United States, and the third largest in the world

2. Soft Nature Scenes

From East to West; New Brighton

Angry Nature Scenes

Lonely Planet

Angry Nature Scenes

Midnight on the flats

Angry Nature Scenes

Otherworldly

Angry Nature Scenes

Starstation Earth

Angry Nature Scenes

THE EMERALD ISLE

Angry Nature Scenes

Under The Rainbow

Angry Nature Scenes

Pokhara Underground

Angry Nature Scenes

Un atardecer en la playa

Angry Nature Scenes

There are definitely thousands of beautiful dramatic photos &ndsash; feel free to share links to them in comments to this post!

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50 comments

  1. the magma one links to the wrong picture… could you please update the link to the correct larger version? i’d very much like the larger version of it. thanks.

  2. Very cool pictures. I always dig how they get that whispy look with flowing water.

    Take a look at some of my pictures of Egypt and of the Valley of Fire in Nevada from the above link.

  3. I have read this post very attentively and I must admit I’m charmed. In my view you are really talented. Great view, brilliant performance.

  4. I have travel to some parts of the world wishing that I remember my camera so thoroughly enjoy the entertainment the all of your pics that flashed before my failing eyes. BRILLANT.

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