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Saw something very special yesterday...after searching the internet it seems the phenomena I was witnessing was a fog bow (the outer circle) a brocken spectre (my shadow in the light) and a glory (coloured ringed halo). Thought I would share this with you all.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF17-40mm f/4L USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:12 Mar 2012 - 12:02 PM
Focal Length:17mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:A Special Moment
Username:Alan_Coles Alan_Coles
Uploaded:13 Mar 2012 - 8:51 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants, General, Landscape / travel, Portraits / people, Specialist / abstract, Wildlife / nature
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hibbz
hibbz  3 Wales
13 Mar 2012 - 8:53 AM

Amazing, I have seen this before but, in the Arctic, great shot. Jenny

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bcawood
bcawood  2 South Africa
13 Mar 2012 - 9:05 AM

An exraordinary image well captured...thanks for sharing.Smile

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User_Removed
13 Mar 2012 - 9:06 AM

Fantastic capture, never seen this before.
Alf.

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John_Wannop
John_Wannop e2 Member 952 forum postsJohn_Wannop vcard Wales
13 Mar 2012 - 9:19 AM

Very nice had one myself last year on Snowdon.

John

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Briwooly
Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 9:27 AM

Wow excellent

Brian............

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danmclean
danmclean  8 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 9:34 AM

This is a good shot, almost like a christ figure in the centre if you look close enough,, well done mate,,

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 9:39 AM


Quote: almost like a Christ figure in the centre

It looks spooky - did you get that kind of feeling?
Joan.

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James_C
James_C  536 forum posts United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 10:01 AM

That's amazing. What a fascinating phenomina - thanks for sharing and the informative write up.

James

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 10:51 AM

Not seen this before Alan, well worked to capture it and getting the information too
Regards Richard

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 11:12 AM

That isn't something you see every day! Good for you for photographing it. Quite a mystical moment.

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susanbarton
13 Mar 2012 - 12:10 PM

I have heard of this before usually at high altitude you have captured it so well it is so atmospheric

Susan

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Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 1:06 PM

One that you must get printed surely Alan, a marvel worth being on the wall.

Dougie

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41035 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 1:18 PM

Great capture of a meteorological phenominum (try saying that when drunk!!).

Dave

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 1:33 PM

Amazing! Have never seen anything like this before. Very special.............Sandy

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debu
debu e2 Member 4debu vcard India
13 Mar 2012 - 3:06 PM

Superb shot!
debu

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 3:32 PM

Now I know !! Very informative narrative. Excellent shot.
Ron

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geffers7
geffers7 e2 Member 435 forum postsgeffers7 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 4:33 PM

Fantastic - I had a Brocken Spectre last year in the lakes - although I didn't know what it was at the time!
Geoff

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4559 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 4:54 PM

Cracking shot !!.....I've experienced this effect, but not as spectacular as your version....a 'heavenly' image !!!!.WinkGrin

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 439 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 5:11 PM

That's a rather special image, Alan. Oh and btw, you're now a saint Wink

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 5:52 PM

Amazing to see it ALan net alone photograph it, amazing. I saw something similar once and a friend from the USA called it a sun dog.

Top spotting and photography

David

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Oliverpants
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13 Mar 2012 - 6:14 PM

Lucky you, and well done for getting the shot. Ann

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 6:49 PM

Are you sure you haven't been dabbling with the occultWink

Adrian

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 7:29 PM

spooky but interesting read

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 10:43 PM

lovely phenomenom, (if thats how its spelt) nicely captured.
ant.

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