August 11, 2022

Finding a Rainbow

We have had plenty of hot days that hosted a late day storm. Right after the storm passes, there's a pretty good chance of seeing a rainbow. The other day I needed something at the store and waited for the storm to end before I ventured out. The sun was shining again, and it was the right condition for a rainbow. I caught a glimpse of one to the east and pulled off to a place where I could get a clear view of it.

There was a convenient parking lot behind the fitness center, and I could position myself with the sun on my back. Typically that’s the way you see a rainbow: Sun behind you, moisture in front of you. Sometimes I created one while washing the car.

This is actually a double rainbow but I don’t know if you can see the outer arch.


  1. Seems to me it's a long time since I saw a rainbow.

  2. Hello,
    I like the first rainbow photo with your shadow capture.
    Take care, enjoy your day!

  3. Rainbows are special!
    I could see the second arch when I enlarged your photo.
    Have a blessed day!

  4. I last saw a rainbow here several weeks ago.


  5. Perfect photos, looks like late in the afternoon. And a bonus shadow selfie of you.

  6. Beautiful rainbows! I like seeing your shadow under the rainbow in the first photo.

  7. So nice to see a rainbow! Love the lighting in the first picture. Noticed your shadow too. :)

  8. Your rainbow is huge! Or perhaps ours are small? But it was stunning.

  9. I like how you captured your shadow in the first picture. Dare I say "cool"? I could barely see the double rainbow in the second picture but yes, it was there. Alana


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