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Rainbow after the Storm

Discussion in 'Nature' started by Lawrence, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. Lawrence

    Lawrence Mu-43 Veteran

    248
    Oct 8, 2011
    GX1 with 9-18 at 9mm.


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    :smile:
    Lawrence
     
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  2. drd1135

    drd1135 Zen Snapshooter Subscribing Member

    Mar 17, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    Steve
    See? Over the rainbow, skies are blue (OK, maybe violet). ;-) I've always been amazed when you can see the obvious change in brightness above and below the rainbow.
     
  3. Lawrence

    Lawrence Mu-43 Veteran

    248
    Oct 8, 2011

    Actually, I suddenly saw a small fraction of the large Rainbow infront of my windows at around 8:50pm after the storm. I screamed out to my wife and son to see it. They are stunned by the rainbow infront of us. I just got my GX1 and fitted it with 9-18mm lens, and rushed down from my home to see what it was really look like. It was still rainning outside, and I prayed for my 9mm lens is wide enough for the huge rainbow infront of me. I only had time to take a few photos for the sun was sinking very fast below horizon then the Rainbow disappeared,and the sky turned dark. The 9mm lens is just wide enough to hold it all.

    :smile:
    Lawrence
     
  4. speedandstyle

    speedandstyle Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    If you look closely there is a second rainbow!

    Wide angles work great for rainbows and storms for that matter.

    Now take a portrait of a tennis player you know and photochop them onto the court.:smile:
     
  5. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Bob
    Cool! :cool: 
     
  6. aragorn1980

    aragorn1980 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    698
    Aug 10, 2012
    Athens Greece
    Takis
    Nicely captured!
     
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