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


  1. a nice band across the sky. :)

  2. Love the composition of this shot!

  3. love seeing rainbows :) visiting from Skywatch Friday

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

  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

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

  7. Beautifull landscape shot

    Greeting from Belgium


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