San Francisco Rainbow over the Bay Bridge

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    5DMKII+16-35mm, 1/80 @ f/8.0, ISO 125.

    Wow! Mother nature granted me with one spectacular view today! A nice follow up to the lunar eclipse :P

    I've never seen a rainbow end to end like this. Such an amazing sight with the sun behind me and the shadows of the buildings reflecting in the water.

    More step-by-step info on how I took this photo on my blog.

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    1. Della Huff Photography 29 months ago | reply

      Holy cow, that's incredible!

    2. Bob T... 28 months ago | reply

      Nice work, congrats with explore, merry christmas...

    3. Jannet Bahena 27 months ago | reply

      Oh my.... this is amazing!!!!!!!!

    4. Hameed Magsi 25 months ago | reply

      Wonderful shot !

    5. RahmatAhmadi 25 months ago | reply

      Amazing picture.

    6. Steve _ C 24 months ago | reply

      beautiful light Lisa

    7. Country Music :) 22 months ago | reply

      Wow! The rainbow is amazing and so are the shadows of the buildings on the wate.r

    8. mcdux 20 months ago | reply

      This is incredible. Congratulations!

    9. Sergi Wave 19 months ago | reply

      Waow ! This pic is incredible !

    10. amirmsharifi 19 months ago | reply

      Great capture, surreal.

    11. CAUT 18 months ago | reply

      Very nice pic! Muy buena foto!

    12. edplain 18 months ago | reply

      Great Photoshopping skills. Its amazing what you can add in with Software isnt it?

    13. ratzlaff 18 months ago | reply

      Lisa, thanks so much for documenting your process on this shot!

    14. edplain 18 months ago | reply

      since you altered your original post, and added your Blog, describing how you "created" the image, it appears my argument lacks merit, but in my defense, you did at first suggest you "Rolled over in bed, saw the rainbow, grabbed your camera off the coffee table and 'captured' this shot". I never suggested you fabricated the rainbow in its entirety , but that the rainbow never looked like this (complete and perfect), and in actuality, it was fabricated/generated (and of course heavy processing as well) I stand by what I said about there being alot more to taking a picture (or in this case fabricating/processing one). I'm not "jealous" as some people stated and got angry at me over my stance, I can create some amazing images with Photoshop, but that is not "my bag". Its yours though, and you do a great job doing it. OK, End. (unless of course someone baits me to retort.).

      That being said... your Disneyland Fireworks photo is laughable. For someone with your talent, to 100% fabricate fireworks and claim you captured it as deplorable. Especially when your fireworks are (in some cases) going sideways, as i said on that photo, defying the laws of gravity.

      Your recent Manhattan skyline? where people congratulate you for capturing" that? and you don't state that is fake?... come on. Im just suggesting you may want to change your Flickr name to "Mostly Photoshop".

    15. 13 months ago | reply

      the double rainbow looks beautifull across the bridge in this pic

    16. lihew 7 months ago | reply

      How awesome it is !!!

    17. NEXtographer 5 months ago | reply

      Incredible to have witnessed. Perfectly captured. Thank you for sharing how you developed the shot. I definitely learned several things that will improve my photography.

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