Sunset Green Flash - sunset-green-flash-morro-strand_mg_1914

Sunset green flash ( was once exhibited on the wiki page here), Morro Bay, CA, 11-15-06, Photo by Mike Baird,


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at a wonderful poem page

  • emdot 9y


    i often wonder if what i'm seeing is the green flash. but i've heard you can only see it in hawaii. lemme know if you ever find out if this is a green flash.
  • Deborah Byrd 8y

    Hello Mike, thank you for posting this image in the Creative Commons! The educational Earth & Sky website hopes to use it on May 3 with some information and links about green flashes. Here's the link:

    Your image isn't posted yet (today is April 15), but will be soon. You can see that we linked back to your page, though.

    Is this usage okay with you? If not, we'll remove it.

    Great photo! Thank you for sharing it.

  • Mike Baird 8y

    Deborah, Yes, I love it when people use my photos in this way facilitated by the Creative Commons license, and Flickr. The Internet has revolutionized the way in which we share information and learn - I'm just thrilled to be a small part of it. Warm Regards, Mike Baird
  • Deborah Byrd 8y

    Thank you so much, Mike! I agree ... the Internet is creating a new world for us ...

    Many thanks,
  • Pablo Caceres Contreras 8y

  • Depot Dave 7y

    Great moment, Mike. There's something really special about those last few moments you can see the sun over the ocean. Thank you so much for making it available through the Creative Commons. I have used it to illustrate the poem, "To Know the Value..."
  • Nerboo 7y

    Such beauty. Always wanted to see a green flash but no luck as of yet.
  • Jill Clardy 7y

    awesome - I thought it was a myth and have stared at many a sunset waiting to see the elusive "Green flash"
  • Mike Baird 7y

    Depot Dave Dave, I hope I remembered to thank you for the Creative Commons use note at for my sunset green flash - your poems are inspiring!

    -- (?)
  • GiorgosBoulgaris 3y

    Yes looks as a proper green flash. For more information read: "the nature of light and color in the open air" author: M.Minaert Dover Books.
  • Evil_Ink 3y

    I've used this on Evil Ink's Creative Journal : Defining Your Own Personal Values
    It's a great photograph, keep up the good work!
  • Mike Baird 3y

    Thanks for the cool Creative Commons use
    and for leaving a use note
    Sunset Green Flash - sunset-green-flash-morro-strand_mg_1914 by mikebaird
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Taken on November 15, 2006
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