We so rarely look at the sky. We so rarely note how different it is from moment to moment, with clouds coming and going.
We just think of the weather, and even with the weather, we don’t think of all the many nuances of weather. We just think of good weather and bad weather.
This day, right now, has unique weather, maybe a kind that will never exactly in that form come again. That formation of clouds in the sky will never be the same as it is right now. Open your eyes. Look at that.
—From Louis Schwartzberg’s TEDxSF talk, “Nature. Beauty. Gratitude.”
Spectacular cloud photos captured by members of TED speaker Gavin Pretor-Pinney's Cloud Appreciation Society, whose CloudSpotter iPhone app allows people worldwide to capture and share their own cloud images.
(Photos: Top, spotted by Mick Ohrberg in Kansas City, Missouri; Middle: Left, spotted by Ron Engels in Central Brazil; Right, spotted by Danny McNeal of Sacramento, California; Bottom: Left, spotted by Andrew Kirk of Deep Springs, California; Right, spotted by Laurine Ayers Briel in Maui, Hawaii)
Whoever this “we” is, they don’t consider clouds as much as I…