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Hey Shutterbugs! I've been AWOL for a while now due to IRL obligations that have kept me from much of my online efforts. That is slowly changing but I won't be fully back in the swing here at DKos until May.

Luckily, I was able to keep my scheduled slot here today, albeit later than the usual 11 AM central time slot. This is the first volume in what will become an ongoing series called Cloudscapes.

I first started using that term years ago when I was still in high school in Houston, TX. The climate and weather there tends to develop dramatic cloud formations, and because the skies are so vast (because it's flat) they always struck me more like a landscape than a simple sky. Thus, in my mind, the Cloudscape was born and I've been hooked ever since.

These are a sample of my collection over the last 3 years or so, all from iPhone using the Hipstamatic camera app. Images are in Lightbox. Click to embiggen.

Southwest Austin, TX
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Originally posted to Shutterbugs on Sun Mar 16, 2014 at 05:30 PM PDT.

Also republished by Kitchen Table Kibitzing.

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