Brian Auer at Epic Edits Weblog thinks it’s a shame that the sky is usually just part of the background in most of our shots. He believes that you can get some dramatic shots with the sky as the centerpiece.
He has some great tips for shooting amazing skies to get us pointing our cameras skyward. My favorite tip: use a wide-angle lens. Yes, it seems obvious – the wider your lens, the more sky you get in your frame.
Another benefit of the wide-angle, is surprising: the colors in wide angle shots “tend to be much more saturated and darker than at longer focal lengths.” Check out the tips, and start experimenting. I know I will be._ (photo via Epic Edits)