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Archive for November, 2015

Clouds, Rain and Light

Combine the three…

I know it has been a while.  I have gotten a few nice pics here and there, but I prefer to post several photos linked by a theme when posting here.  Well, yesterday an opportunity presented itself.

It had been raining off and on, all day.  Late in the afternoon, clouds darkened the sky to the east.  The sun, screened by the edge of a storm cloud, was approaching open sky.  The combination meant a rainbow might happen.

I got my camera and two lenses, went outside, and sat at my table, waiting.  In a few minutes, the sun cleared that cloud, and my planning was rewarded.

EBLSP rainbow 2015-11-15_3

As the sun dropped, the rainbow got more intense, forming a double arc of color.

EBLSP rainbow 2015-11-15_7

It grew to form the most intensely colored rainbow I have ever seen.

EBLSP rainbow 2015-11-15_10

EBLSP rainbow 2015-11-15_11

This morning, I awoke to see another double rainbow, nowhere near as intense as the night before, in the western sky.  Ahh, New Mexico light…