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BP716 Rainbow and Bird

May showers brings rainbow and dove just before baby arrives. 2006

Worth viewing in 1400 x 1050 px

 

Levels-adjusted to push up the contrast, but otherwise unmodified. A polarizer was used, which results in fairly high contrast to start with. Darker right side is Alexander's Band, a few green and purple supernumerary bows are seen on the inside of the left side.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow

The bird is intentional, a group of them (mourning doves, I think) were bouncing between two trees. Got lucky on second or third shot and got it nearly centered with wings extended!

 

note - this image is CreativeCommons noncommercial; if you are interested in commercial usage, I have pushed out a very similar, high resolution photo without commercial restrictions.

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Taken on May 15, 2006