This is what I saw.
But when I pointed the camera at it, the closest I could get was these...
Neither appealed. Using layers in Photoshop cc I combined the images and arrived at:
Which was perhaps technically correct - all the elements are in focus.
But it still was not what I saw.
To get the translucent image, slightly glowing in the afternoon light, I added the images together, with the sharp cloud layer at 50%. This was closest to my recollection of the scene.