June 13, 2014

How to Find a Rainbow


  • Wait for a day when the sun shines as it's raining or the sun comes out as the rain stops. Late afternoon is the best time.
  • Have your camera handy.
  • Find a spot where you can stand with your back to the sun and a patch of open sky in front of you.
  • Look for the rainbow!

You can even create a mini-rainbow using a garden hose with a sprayer, or other spraying device such as a lawn sprinkler. Stand with your back to the sun and the spray in front of you. Watch for colors!

Linking to: Skywatch Friday

10 comments:

  1. a nice band across the sky. :)

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  2. Love the composition of this shot!

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  3. love seeing rainbows :) visiting from Skywatch Friday

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  4. Thanks for the tips on how to capture a rainbow. I wish I could get one as beautiful as this one.

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  5. In my experience the best way to make sure you see rainbows is to forget the camera in the rush to get out!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  6. Stewart, you are probably right about that! Well, that's why they invented smart phones!

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  7. Beautifull landscape shot

    Greeting from Belgium

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