Rainbow at Nine Canyon

  • Nic Stage PRO 7y

    Great shot!
  • Michael Ashton 7y

    If the rainbow is real this is one of the best images I've seen on Flickr. Either way, well done!
  • Scott Butner PRO 7y

    "if the rainbow is real" :-)

    my son the philosophy major would say "so, what do we mean by "real?"

    but I'm an engineer.

    Yes, it was real. I saw it with my own two eyes. Interestingly enough, I played with my polarizer to see how much it emphasized it/deemphasized it, and it makes a huge difference, depending on rotation.

    thanks for the kind words, btw. I actually wondered if people would assume I'd added it, since it seems pretty fortuitously located.

    I will note that I guessed a rainbow would appear in that location more than an hour ahead of time (based on previous experience) and drove 30 miles to be there when the sun got to the right angle. It was very nice to find out I'd guessed right.

  • Michael Ashton 7y

    In my humble opinion then, the best shot on Flickr. Amazing work!
  • Scott Butner PRO 7y

    In my opinion, it's not event he best picture I've seen on Flickr in the past hour, but the compliment is still very much appreciated!

    thanks, Michael!

  • Daniel Schildt 7y

    Got here from About page of 'OurWorld 2.0' website of United Nations University located at ourworld.unu.edu/en/about/

    Nice photo. :)
  • savagecat 7y

    I also saw this on the UNU's OurWorld 2.0 blog ourworld.unu.edu/en/about/. Very beautiful photo!
  • Garry PRO 6y

    same for me...fantastic photo Scott

    http://ourworld.unu.edu/en/about/ (?)
  • sangriabythebeach 6y

    This is a fantastic photo with a wonderful blend of old and new to it, with a great dash of light and dark colours too. Thanks for sharing.
  • Bhaskar Sahay 6y

    Awesome image!!!
  • USEPA Environmental-Protection-Agency PRO 4y

    Another great one ;)
  • Scott Butner PRO 4y

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Taken on June 6, 2008
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