Mammatus Clouds by Jorn Olsen

Amazing photographs of Mammatus Clouds over Hastings, Nebraska which were taken by Jorn Olsen who lives in Hastings, Nebraska


Mammatus are pouch-like cloud structures and a rare example of clouds in sinking air. Please click on the image above to see more Mammatus clouds pictures.

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Comment by Joanne
2007-09-13 01:05:54

The pictures of the mammatus clouds are spectacular – great contrast in the subjects. But, the clouds themselves appear to be a little too well defined which might suggest there’s been some extra post-work done one them. They look graphically striking; but not necessarily natural.

Comment by Anonymous
2008-03-03 17:04:38

Give me a photo editing software such as adobe photo shop or some other graphic program and I can make a fake opicture like this as well. Nothing but folley so put on ur filters against folley!

Comment by Muji
2009-09-24 09:27:53

yao dummy…check the wikipedia and u can tell this is not fake

Comment by Karen Anne RN Subscribed to comments via email
2009-07-04 23:53:58

I can assure you, clouds like these do indeed appear sometimes. I saw some in Tennessee last year. I was absolutely flabbergasted. They were so unlike anything I have ever seen in the sky.
Below is a link to some recently photographed in New York.–Mammatus+clouds+galore-+%20&id=2807101
‎Jun 27, 2009‎
“These are mammatus or mammatoculus clouds that formed over Hudson County and New York City this evening following a heavy thunderstorm. “

Comment by Vicki
2009-07-28 14:07:28

They are for real! As a Photoshop expert of 19 years, I assure you that this can not be easily recreated in a photo editing software. Perhaps the photographer bounced the levels up to show greater contrast in the lights and darks thus giving a more dramatic photo. But they are indeed real.

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