7 Lucky Clouds

I was on my way home just now but I had to grab my camera because the sky was doing cool things. Dang it! It’s amazing the difference a fancy sky background can have on your composites, so here are some 2K images to use!

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4 years ago
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147 Comments

Shem
4 years ago
It's Really nice clouds, many thanks
MAGLIN
4 years ago
thank you so much for sharing these amazing snaps..:)
4 years ago
Thanks for the pics.
Naeem Ahmed
4 years ago
Thank you very much for these amazing snaps
Nikos
4 years ago
really really Great!! clouds are my weakness in photography, and these pictures are simply awsome!1 Thank you Andrew, that's really kind and generous of you , cheers!! :-)
Göran Thorén
4 years ago
Well what can I say, you're a generous man mr Kramer sir!
Klas
4 years ago
Thanks for the clouds. Reminds me of the Orb and the song little fluffy clouds. Well hey now I´ve found them!!
Gabriel F.
4 years ago
Hey Andrew, when you will be up to a Action Essentials 3?
And what about ATOM?
aalalex
4 years ago
You have got yourself a very good camera dude :D

Nice photo's :)
4 years ago
ANDREW YOU ARE (CHIIIIKH) -it's arabic- which means you are the most talented person in creating motiongraphic designs .my hope is to creat some cool big , stormy ocean waves as an sction essentials and some explosion in ocean -thank bory- FROM ALGERIA
4 years ago
Thanks for these clouds and all the ideas and tutorials that you have shared in the past.
reza
4 years ago
Thanks Andrew.
it's so cool.
4 years ago
Thank you, but what can I do whit this?
min
4 years ago
thank you so much
andrew
angryman
4 years ago
always such a good man. Have a nice day, AK.
Bradley
4 years ago
Check out this amazing clip I captured.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNTqjoGfim4
mugunthan
4 years ago
Thank you! These are very use full
Ivanovich
4 years ago
Muchas gracias Andrew
por todo tus aportes a la creacion de efectos
y a compartir tus conocimientos
eres GRANDE, MASTER ANDREW.
La Paz-Bolivia
Mina Smared
4 years ago
Greeeeeeeat thanks Andrew
Xosema
4 years ago
I haven't downloaded it yet and I'm already thanking you for that.
sign
4 years ago
hi my man
great like every time!!
good luck
4 years ago
Mr. Kramer
I've been following you for a while now and you have been an inspiration. I live in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Big fan of After Effects .
Here is a youtube link of an old video by a band called TEXAS
I was wondering if you had some insights on How those transitions were made, I'm guessing , Chroma and camera projections with some 3D, but it's just a guess .
http://www.youtube.com/user/officialtexas#p/u/6/VAKcVrW5qZA
Thank You, and keep up the good work

Joe
Xavier
4 years ago
Hi , take a look at this : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtduwAOxc2E
ravi TOM
4 years ago
something as simple as a few images also get so popular wen it has to be associated to ANDREW CREAMER....
defines the story i guess....
vsrivan
4 years ago
u only god of afx....rock.......
Spencer T
4 years ago
Hmm… Did I notice a little Action Essentials 2 in here? http://www.shinestudio.com/#/projects/featured_work/12/

Good job Andrew, Shine is pretty big!
Martin
4 years ago
You call this cool stuff? Haha, dude, we in Europe ( ex. Poland) have this kinds of sky every summer/fall sunset :P.
Lukas S.
4 years ago
YES, he is anyone's god! :D Compliment.
Thomas Morrell
4 years ago
Nice, What camera did you user for these shots?
4 years ago
some time i ago i lived on the 10 floor....i always checked the sky....so i got TONS of sky picts.....so...there !!! hehe

Sky's are amazing
Allen
4 years ago
This guy! The things you do Andrew, they are always so random and awesome. haha thanks for the pics
peter
4 years ago
are these pictures royalty free now?
vivian
4 years ago
cool.thanks for share
bocaslistas
4 years ago
Love these clouds, thanks!
roro
4 years ago
do not redistribute ! ©God-2010
SRB
4 years ago
;) nice ..Andrew .........
Shawn
4 years ago
Once again I find myself saying, Thanks, Andrew!

I love to watch skies like this. Thanks for sharing!
4 years ago
Thanks for this. Cant wait to use it in 1 of my comps. yay!
fel
4 years ago
Andrew thanks for the images. Andrew do you have any idea how this commercial is being done. I've tried using riot gear but the water color effect is so awesome. Any suggestion please! http://vimeo.com/14999635
4 years ago
Thanks for the images. Maybe we could also exchange stuff like that here?
ismailt
4 years ago
Thanks Andrew Kramer for the images its very naice quality
ljagodz
4 years ago
Those clouds are pretty awesome! they might have come by to me yesterday cause I saw something pretty similar. Nice thing you got them in 2k quality!
Davefiloi
4 years ago
nice sky's, thanks will be sure to use it here in NZ
Bill
4 years ago
What percent of all the comments ever posted on your blog contain exclamation points? !!
Micke
4 years ago
Thanks A. Used these pics as bgs for some Paradise Hotel bumpers. Made my day!
4 years ago
I am glad someone else noticed and very gald it was Andrew Kramer
Carlos Maestre
4 years ago
Hey, Andrew!

I'm a fan of yours and I'm glad that always find new and useful resources @ VideoCopilot.net!

If you might, would you take a look @ these earlier projects that I did?

Benjamin Button Typography (trying trapcode's FORM) http://vimeo.com/12097585

and Linkin Park Typography
http://vimeo.com/12097585


Thanks man, keep up the awesome work!
Marçal Solé
4 years ago
You're so kind and generous! Many thanks!
D3FO3
4 years ago
Picturesque cloudscapes mayn. Currently rollin on my DT/WP. Thx Pilot!
4 years ago
was that the twitter stock footage?
African Dude
4 years ago
If you driving and you are thinking of curves adjustment and sky replacements, you need to lay off AE for a while.. lol
Adam lamartine
4 years ago
I didn't know they had clouds in California....

AK 4 president!
4 years ago
Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs!
Brendan
4 years ago
Thanks so much! How generous!
Lb
4 years ago
Really beautiful!!! thanks, Andrew! I believe that for all your goofing off, generosity truly is the driving force of your brilliant campaign to success. Then again, maybe I'm just naieve... or is it niaeve ... no, nieve... you know, Evian backwards.
J1
4 years ago
Only 2k? Did you keep the raw footage to yourself? ;)
Greatful for the free .zip Andreq, you rock my socks.
PaYaM
4 years ago
Thanks Andrew, Nice Collection
essa
4 years ago
thanks andrew you give us the best.
Richard G.
4 years ago
Many thanks Andrew Kramer, Video CoPIlot, dot net.

Lucky Clouds... coming soon to a cowboy short nowhere near anybody. But it's going ot look all the better for them anyway.
Armando Gomez
4 years ago
Thanks Andrew, i always share awesome clouds on facebook and its good to know you share cool clouds also!!
hazem ghoul/Palestine
4 years ago
Nice... Thanks AK.
Anthony.I
4 years ago
Nice Collection Andrew. Thanks. Chk out my 2nd attepmt on weather replacement...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_f5gbL8uekY. Tell me what you think.
Bill
4 years ago
What percent of all the comments ever posted on your blog contain exclamation points? !!
4 years ago
Thanks! AK!
Cloud_04.jpg is my best.
4 years ago
thanks a lot andrew.
Martin Enoksen
4 years ago
I enjoyed these pictures alot! They're my new screensaver on my macbook pro!
What do you think about my newest film, using After Effects? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGVbQuw44WU Thanks : )
David S
4 years ago
is it me or my screen, maybe i'm not saving or opening them correctly but the file size is real small and after i have extracted them they're not looking to great on my 24" monitors? any suggestions
4 years ago
Thanks Andrew, these are great!
AndrewB.
4 years ago
FANATASTIC!!! Great pic's for a project im doing! Great for sky replacement! You rock
Always with the free stuff!!

Thanks so much, Andrew!
Leonardo Sonza
4 years ago
hey everyone...
i know it doesn't have anything to do with this post but..
look what i did with one of his first tutorials...
i liked it.. only thing is that i forgot to mask my hand in some cases.. but anyway: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpKGc2rZ9Ks enjoy!!! and comment.
Frankieblues
4 years ago
Wow Andrew thanks!

It's like you are trying to get into heaven or something.

I think you have a dark mysterious past and are trying to make up for it.... *shivers*
4 years ago
kool keep up the good work
Grim
4 years ago
Thanks, Uncle Andrew.
mirokon
4 years ago
Thanks Andrew!!!
mahdi
4 years ago
nice work! it's always sunny where I live
4 years ago
Thank you sir! _
Esa
4 years ago
Those were Great
Thank you Andrew
Anthony.I
4 years ago
Thanks Andreaw..You Rock.
Evan Langley
4 years ago
That's so funny to see this posted. You live in Murrieta, don't you? I was driving to UCR from my house in Murrieta and saw the sky. I was so upset I didn't have my camera because it just looked amazing! I was really regretting not being able to photograph it. Thanks for the pictures man!
4 years ago
Muchas gracias. Muy buenas fotos.
(is good practice Spanish)
Tim
4 years ago
Thanks man! really appreciate the free content! your awesome bro!
4 years ago
thanks dude =] awesome stock
4 years ago
Thanks Andrew.

I will add this to my collection of my own shots. As my Grandfather used to say,"You can never have too many creepy clouds."
4 years ago
Hey Andrew!

Thanks alot for sharing!
Fawaz
4 years ago
This goes to show that there is a creator, I refuse to believe something so amazing as this happened by chance.
VFX-Anomaly
4 years ago
Nice Andrew, What Lens and Camera did you shoot these with?
and have you seen "The Unseen Sea" by Simon Christen?

He has some amazing time lapses

Check it out here
"The Unseen Sea" by Simon Christen
http://vimeo.com/15069551
Edward
4 years ago
Thanks! We love free stuff on the blog! :)
4 years ago
Wow! That is beautiful!
Peter Kreitner
4 years ago
How do you mean ,,LUCKY,,? :D But nice!
vikash
4 years ago
thanks andrew, those are beautiful
Billy
4 years ago
I want you to know that I blame you! I can't look at an effect without breaking it down in to layers of solids, effects, lights and presets. I break them down in my mind. I can see the steps taken to create the magic and either appreciate it for the work put in or say to my self, "I can do that, Andrew Kramer showed me how!!"
Thank you Andrew, for showing me how.

I'm just getting started. I'm limited without a video camera for raw footage but I'm doing what I can with stills. I will be submitting a few items in the Showcase forum when I get them tweaked.
Daniel
4 years ago
Wow! Bealtiful!
4 years ago
Gotta love the fall sky coming in. Nice photos. Thanks for Sharing them with us!
Armin
4 years ago
bababababababababababab niceeeeee
john
4 years ago
When is Andrew going to upload the Bonus back from the previous 20k twitter challenge?
4 years ago
What camera do you use?
oras
4 years ago
hey i have alot of things like that .. objects :D

can i post them on furom !
4 years ago
Thanks a lot mn.
=)
CT
4 years ago
Thank you! These are nice.
4 years ago
Dang yoooo if you count all the stuff vc has given away for free it'll add up to about a million dollars worth of tutorials presets and goodies. thanks man!!!!!
4 years ago
Cool! Thanks ;)
Phil Lonidier
4 years ago
Andrew might not be a god, but he can easily turn himself into one with After Effects. Then he can easily smite us all... or just Sam.

These images are fantastic!
Matt8teen
4 years ago
Andrew Thanks A BUNCH
4 years ago
Thanks
I love you Andrew :)
4 years ago
These will surely be handy for some sky replacement I'm doing.

What about making a Real Clouds 2K? Or even 5K?
AMANCIO
4 years ago
Sou grato pelos tutorial e por esta imagens de numves, me mantenham atualizado quando tiver novos tutoriais. abrigado (Thanks)
jim hines
4 years ago
Are those raw or did you tweak 'em? I love the sky where I'm at on the east coast. If I had a decent camera I would send some your way. Big puffy white ones on a seriously blue background - often with the sun highlighting the edges. Thanks for these.
ethan
4 years ago
Thanks a lot, these will really come in handy ;)
4 years ago
Thank ndikq Many expect new from you
Franck Debernardi
4 years ago
Thanks for these pictures.
And for those who think cool things happens only near Andrew, try to look at the sky every day and I can assure you that you will see beautiful things from time to time.
4 years ago
Thanks Andrew;)
4 years ago
Thanks Andrew! But I can't stand it when you see an awesome sky and you not able to really capture it with a camera. I think video clips do a far better job.
db
4 years ago
Thanks my friend!
b.devil
4 years ago
Thanks Alec
You are my idol
barry barrera
4 years ago
tnx master, very useful!
aidan
4 years ago
i see those kinda clouds everyday in auckland, didnt realize people liked them so much . . . maybe i should contribute a bit, take photos and share them too
Script
4 years ago
here in Russia, too, cool sky, would show but I do not know whether there dismiss links)))
Brandon
4 years ago
Cool pics, clouds have been getting pretty awesome here in Cali in the past week, especially during sunsets. Clouds are so amazing to watch sometimes, I spent a week in the sierras this summer practicing time-lapses. They can be pretty hard to do sometimes, it takes lots prep work. It would be SO AWESOME if you did a tut on advanced time-lapse photography or the post work involved! :D Here's one I did in mammoth, youtube kinda crushed the blacks though :C. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEVPumEW2B4
4 years ago
and actually i liked the title too :)
4 years ago
Hey Andrew that's cool man
thank you so much :)
Gothell
4 years ago
american skies are the best
4 years ago
it's usefullll....
thanks
DJ Unholy
4 years ago
hey andrew your the best thing that happen to AE man....aside from your good looks you have Everything man.... thanks for sharing the file God Bless you....
4 years ago
Enjoy the clouds while they are there, its probably going to be hot again next week, haha.
4 years ago
I made this using your awsome cloudsand AE2:)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-W7o1sMZv-8
Eshita
4 years ago
Thanx alot! n ya i even i agree with this fact that most cool things happen near you =D ! Thank you once again =D !
James
4 years ago
Thank you, Andrew!
ah shang
4 years ago
Cool~~ths sky look cool ~i like it~
John
4 years ago
Thanks Andrew! These are so nice!
Gabriel
4 years ago
Thats the why I always has a camara with me all the time.
Eric
4 years ago
Very cool! Thanks for the resource!
RicharD17
4 years ago
Thank for this AK ya always are sharing somethin'
Script
4 years ago
Thank you, and that the camera was?
Nikolas
4 years ago
Gooooood stuff! Andrew
Clayton Light
4 years ago
Thanks AK, I use Real Clouds all the time. It will be great to add these to the collection.
4 years ago
2K? Damn! Nice!

Thanks Andrew, I love when your sky does cool things! :)
4 years ago
Very nice here in vegas the weather has been like that all week but more grayish lol
Adam
4 years ago
LOL funny I was just looking for a sky Picture but these are much better then what I have, thanks
matt
4 years ago
Thanks AK! i wanted to get some shots myself since we've been getting the clouds and rain here in LA but i didnt have my camera on me :P
Really appreciate it ^_^
4 years ago
while it was raining and you taking sky stills i went to my padio and made this.we all get inspired by cool sky and rain.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSlGHyNZMPQ
4 years ago
thanks for the clouds they will work well in a comp I'm putting together.
4 years ago
greatfull for the nice sky and the free zip.
Carlos
4 years ago
THATS AWSOME, I HAVE ALOT OF CLOUD IMAGES, DOWN HERE IN TORONTO, THE SKY HAS BEEN CATCHING MY ATTENTION LATELY WITH THE AWSOME CLOUD PATTERNS!
Leonardo Sonza
4 years ago
Yeah.. you're always near cool things..
are you a god?
John Nguyen
4 years ago
How come cool stuff always happen near you?
4 years ago
Thanks! Those are great!
Too bad we can't download .zip files at school.
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