Thursday, June 12, 2014

Bright Rainbows by Analogue Photos

A rainbow is an optical and meteorological phenomenon that is caused by both reflection and refraction of light in water droplets resulting in a spectrum of light appearing in the sky. It takes the form of a multicoloured arc. Rainbows caused by sunlight always appear in the section of sky directly opposite the sun.

Rainbows can be full circles, however, the average observer sees only an arc, formed by illuminated droplets above the ground.

In a double rainbow, a second arc is seen outside the primary arc, and has the order of its colours reversed, red facing toward the other one, in both rainbows. This second rainbow is caused by light reflecting twice inside water droplets.

Hereunder are some analogue photos of bright rainbows.

Rainbow over Moneglia by Bernd H

Rainbow over ulting church by pastelbear

pensive rainbow by Sonnie Larinne

Rainbow Bridge by Carmbler®

Rainbow by joart

When the sky was washed with colour... by Ben Innocent

Rainbowx2 by santisss

217028 rainbow by Erven2010

Rainbow Kiss by lucia sucha

Rainbow by Chris Protopapas

Double Rainbow by mugitee

1997-10-PCD4025-024 by Troy Hacker

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