21 Amazing Long Exposure Photographs Of Clouds

Photo by Quino Al

I'm pretty sure that you have already noticed those images with beautiful streaky skies somewhere on the Internet. If you wonder how they’ve been taken – look no further! This article will show you the finest examples of long exposure photographs of clouds and you should definitely check out our latest weekly project which is addressing this exact subgenre of landscape photography.

In order to capture stunning long exposure photographs of clouds, you need to use your technical and creative skills and you need to have a good understanding of how different clouds translate into those dreamy images with streaky skies. But first of all, let's take a look at some breathtaking examples of such photographs!

Photo by Jacob Granneman
Photo by Steve Halama
Photo by Thomas Bennie
Photo by Dave Hoefler
Photo by Nathan Anderson

Want to get started with long exposure photography of clouds? Our weekly project dedicated to this type of photography will help you master camera settings, compositional rules and editing skills required for stunning photographs of clouds!

Photo by Oliver Hihn
Photo by Daniel Morris
Photo by Van Mendoza
Photo by Asoggetti
Photo by Patrick Hendry
Photo by Johny Goerend
Photo by Levi XU
Photo by Francisco Gonzalez
Photo by Igor Kasalovic

Long exposure photography of clouds is easier than it looks! If you follow carefully the hints and tips from our weekly project on long exposure sky photography, we guarantee you'll be able to capture photographs like the ones in this article pretty quickly.

Photo by Ebin Thonakara Saji
Photo by Andrew Furlan
Photo by Patrick Baum
Photo by Marien Raat
Photo by K B

These soft and silky images of clouds maybe look heavily manipulated, but they can be achieved easily with the proper use of long shutter speed! To discover the surreal world of long exposure photography, make sure to check out our latest weekly project – it's an excellent starter pack for anyone interested in this type of photography!

Further Reading:

  1. Don’t Make These Mistakes When Shooting Long Exposure
  2. How To Use A Neutral Density Filter For Daytime Long Exposures
  3. 21 Awesome Long Exposure Photography Ideas
  4. A Simple Way To Get More Interesting Long Exposure Landscape Photographs
  5. 6 Quick Tips That Will Have You Capturing Dreamy Long Exposure Photos

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Jasenka is a photographer with a background in web design. You can find out more about her on her website, see some of her newest images at 500px or get to know her better here.

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