Wish You Were Here: In Sydney, Australia – Watching the Tsunami Clouds Roll In
by Carolyn Sotka
Clouds loom over the beautiful city of Sydney, Australia. Photo: Richard “Hirst” Hirsty.
Last week, a series of violent storms swept through eastern Australia. Australian photographer Richard Hirst was in position to capture this ‘cloud tsunami’ as it rolled in.
The formation is actually known as a “shelf” cloud, and here’s a good explanation from Gawker about how they work.
Meanwhile, Nick Moir captured a gorgeous short of surfers beneath the same, wicked sky.
— Nick Moir (@nampix) November 6, 2015
Buy a copy of Richard Hirst’s photo here. — CS