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Full-on Double Rainbow Sunset iPhone Panorama

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View it FULL ON

What does it mean?

Well, it means a large system of tropical moisture pushed into the San Diego area from the southeast, as it often does in September or October, and when it condensed and fell from the upper level clouds, near sunset, the light was able to be reflected by the raindrops back at the viewer…

Just google "atmospheric optics" for a complete, illustrated explanation of how rainbows work.

13-shot panorama spanning ~240 degrees shot on iPhone4 (non-HDR) and assembled in-phone using AutoStitch.

I did a better job of getting to the sunset tonight than last night, and I even brought my big camera. But its battery was dead, since I forgot to charge it after shooting the QC25 thing. So I shot everything with my iPhone. The best camera is the one you have with you. With a charged battery.

old.curmudgeon, goldenstatephoto, and 64 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. goldenstatephoto 43 months ago | reply

    It's full on! What does this mean!?!?

    Seriously... beautiful shot there!

  2. boiani [deleted] 43 months ago | reply

    Ok... you saw it, I saw it... you nailed it!!!!!!!!!! I love this shot!!

  3. The Goat Whisperer 43 months ago | reply

    Dayum! Awesome!!!

  4. Kevin Baird 43 months ago | reply

    Thanks. I was extra determined after missing last night's sunset and lightning in the evening. I feel better now, even tho my DLSR's battery was dead and all I had to shoot with was my iPhone.

  5. ccwharris 43 months ago | reply

    Terrific photo, actually quite impressed with the iphones photos aswell.

  6. tlchua99 43 months ago | reply

    If not mistaken, a 270 degree pano. Excellent!

  7. Eloy RICARDEZ LUNA 43 months ago | reply

    A photo that deserves its place in explore .

    Congratulations !!

    If you have a little time, come visit my last pictures and leave a comment or fav if you found something than you like, thanks.

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  8. Siuloon 43 months ago | reply

    Wow.... Fantastic shot. Have a nice day.

    This is Excellent!
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  9. LisaMarieSD 43 months ago | reply

    Well done! The sunset last night was phenomenal... if you get around to it check out my photostream to see double rainbow I snapped yesterday.

  10. Albium 43 months ago | reply

    omg omg omg double rainbow ... what does this mean!

  11. Alberto Carrozzo 43 months ago | reply

    woow!!! amazing explore picture! surely one of the best shot ever! i've a picture with the full rainbow view too, please watch it and fave, your vote is important for me... thanks ang greetings somewhere...

  12. jerandsar 43 months ago | reply

    amazing pic, cuz!

  13. May Wisdom Guide 43 months ago | reply

    What does this mean?

    hahah amazing!

  14. liciampadham 43 months ago | reply

    this just blew my mind.

  15. pixbyFloria 43 months ago | reply

    wow. so much going on in this picture,

  16. Dapo Faruk 43 months ago | reply

    wery nice,super shot

  17. chli11 43 months ago | reply


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