Produced by light scattering in rain
drops, rainbows appear whenever a strong punctual light source, such as
the sun, shines through rain or spray. Photographing rainbows is easy,
but results are improved by using a polarizer, and slightly subexposing
to increase color saturation.
Everybody can photograph a rainbow.
But it's not as common to get two of them strong enough to make them visible!
At Laja Falls
The water droplets scattering the
light don't need to come from rain. The spray from a waterfall can also
provide them. Even on this very faded Agfachrome picture it can still be
seen, so strong was it!
This is the most intense one I have
photographed to date.
Despite all efforts, I have never been
able to arrive in time to find the bowl of gold at the base!
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