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Good morning....
A big thank you to Graham (digital_boi) and Jukka (kuvailija) for their User awards, much appreciated and to everyone for their continued enthusiasm on viewing and commenting on my images.

A break from flowers today....
I was backing up my hard drive yesterday and discovered these images taken on the day of The Scott Kelby Worldwide photographic walk a few weeks ago. It was dreadful weather that morning and on the way home driving through Camps Bay this rainbow appeared. I am uploading three versions, I love them all....
have a great day GrinGrinGrin

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 G VR
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:5 Oct 2013 - 9:30 AM
Focal Length:60mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.3
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:+1
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Somewhere ...over the rainbow
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:23 Nov 2013 - 4:50 AM
Tags:Landscape / travel, Rainbow
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Voters:Sandipb · S_Psharma · SimonFletch · Hermanus · CarolG · Ray12 · Jocelia · Mollycat · kuvailija · lenocm · Stuart1956 · andylea · User_Removed · termite53 · Lillian · Bzox · viscostatic · DicksPics · kathrynlouise · morpheus1955 · cabbie · helenlinda · goso · Trev_B · mistere · NaturesHaven · barbarahirst · Badgerfred · DilysT · HarrietH · Lynniesefforts · jdinne · ronboy · EMJAYCEE · jamesmoorephotography · SlowSong · rontear · ddolfelin · Fefe · Nigeve1 · NDODS · digital_boi · RobertTurley · sparrowhawk · gwynn56 · kenfoulds · Nikonuser1 · Brian65 · Philip_H · AnnJ · mikbee · capto · ChristineD · Fred263 · ali63 · GeorgePlatis · saltireblue · TrevBatWCC · doverpic · alligatorpants · CaroleS · Jenny-D · leontari · JuBarney · tomcat · myrab · Quoise · marktc · BIGRY1 · bobsblues · marshfam19 · jacquig · Holmewood · netta1234 · taggart · williamsloan · RWPhotoGraphix · ChiliMan · Tish1 · mashwood10 · annettep38 · WesternRed · lesliea · kel55 · mommablue · georgiepoolie · Glostopcat ·
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 4:58 AM

All are beautiful landscapes for me v3 is the best.

SimonFletch
SimonFletch Plus Member 1SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 5:08 AM

Magnificent images, all of them.
V2 with the wave crashing & V3 with the complete rainbow work for me.

Simon

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
23 Nov 2013 - 5:15 AM

Good morning Colleen !! I love this set - especially V3 with the rainbow ending right in front of you Smile Super colours too Smile

Jocelia
Jocelia Plus Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 5:41 AM

Wow!!!! Colleen how brilliant.
“I shall put my bow into the sky” says the Lord.
He certainly did here and you have captured it with such impact.
Love them all but V3 I take as favourite…...WinkWinkWink

Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 5:43 AM

Its dark, frosty and yukky here. You've cheered me up no end, especially as V3 filled my screen, and your rainbow brought a smile to my face. All lovely, but thats the best. GrinGrinGrin Peter.

kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
23 Nov 2013 - 6:00 AM

Super rainbow images ,Colleen.- V1 for me,the rainbows end is very near,and the tresure or the bucket full of gold ,or what ever. GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- PS Scott Kelby walk ,- i have a book "The Digital Photography Book" , written by Scott Kelby. -Good reading. - Have a good weekend all of you ,and keep your cameras ready !WinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWink --- Jukka.Smile

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 6:45 AM

a wonderful trio colleen super colour and detail v3 for me today a belter nice one Wink
andy

termite53
termite53 Plus Member 2termite53 vcard United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 - 7:21 AM

I love v3 , they are all lovely images though. I have Scott Kelby's books on digital photography, photoshop and Lightroom...

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 7:22 AM

A lovely set of three Colleen, but for me it has to be the 2nd version
showing more of the grass in front
Lillian

viscostatic
23 Nov 2013 - 7:42 AM

All beautiful Colleen but I like the simplicity of V1 best.

Phil.

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 7:49 AM

What an amazing set of images, Colleen!
The full rainbow in V3 is stunning!
Hope you found your pot of gold!Smile
Richard

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 7:55 AM

A fabulous set Colleen. Love that rainbow. V1 for me today GrinGrin

Kathryn

helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 8:15 AM

Great set of shots- with v3 being being my favourite SmileSmile
Helen

Trev_B
Trev_B Plus Member 8138 forum postsTrev_B vcard England68 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 8:31 AM

A wonderful set of rainbows Colleen… V1 is my favourite although they are all special.

Trev

mistere
mistere Plus Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 8:44 AM

Lovely images Colleen, V3's rainbow bridge is super and the colours in V1 are great..

Dave.

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
23 Nov 2013 - 9:01 AM

Three beautiful scenes Colleen, V3 a slight favourite,
Fred.

DilysT
DilysT Plus Member 4DilysT vcard United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 - 9:06 AM

How beautiful Colleen. I love the simplicity and calmness of V1 Smile

Dilys

HarrietH
HarrietH Plus Member 4272 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
23 Nov 2013 - 9:08 AM

All three are equally beautiful.

Harriet

jdinne
jdinne  11 England
23 Nov 2013 - 9:15 AM

Wonderful vista Colleen and for me its V2 love it.

John

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts Plus Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
23 Nov 2013 - 9:16 AM

All three are stunners Colleen, V1 for me though, and beautifully presented.. GrinGrin

Lynette Grin

ronboy
ronboy  5 Scotland
23 Nov 2013 - 9:23 AM

all 3 are lovely. my fav is V3

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 9:36 AM

Three beautiful captures Colleen - wonder if the pot of gold was hiding at the end of the rainbow in V3!! Well one can always hope. Wink
Joan.

rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 10:15 AM

Nature's wonder Colleen, worthy images.
Ron

ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 371 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 10:36 AM

Well done, Colleen!
Like the rocks, too.

Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 10:37 AM

Beautiful rainbow shots Colleen..... V2 is my fave!
Diane

Nigeve1
Nigeve1 Plus Member 21049 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 10:55 AM

Three excellent images with subtle and very effective processing. Definitely V1 for me, nicely balanced and love the fg.
Nigel

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43894 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 10:59 AM

Three quite magnificent images, capturing a rainbow is very special, capturing a full arc is something very very special...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 11:18 AM

have to say these are all superb though v3 is the one for me

ukgubbi
ukgubbi Plus Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
23 Nov 2013 - 11:22 AM

All the three are adorable. Like the composition and rainbow.

kenfoulds
kenfoulds  2 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 - 12:28 PM

Great set of images Colleen. My fav is the second - the touch of green and the breaking wave seem to add an extra dimension to what is already a great image.
Regards Ken

Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 - 12:58 PM

Great shots Colleen love V3, SUPERB!!.
Brian

Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 - 1:03 PM

Lovely set of coastal captures, Colleen.

P.

AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
23 Nov 2013 - 1:49 PM

Love them all, but V3 is extra special! Ann.

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 2:03 PM

Good set Colleen.
V1 for me.
Mick.

capto
capto Plus Member 32123 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 2:22 PM

All three good but v3 is a bit special.Smile

ivor

ChristineD
ChristineD Plus Member 9ChristineD vcard England
23 Nov 2013 - 2:29 PM

A fabulous set v3 for me

ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3658 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 2:38 PM

3 beautiful images Colleen, V1 for me today,

Ali SmileSmile

Fred263
Fred263 Plus Member 3Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 - 2:38 PM

Stunning set of seascapes , Colleen. V3 is my favourite.
Fred

Last Modified By Fred263 at 23 Nov 2013 - 2:39 PM
GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 2:45 PM

Beautiful images and great rainbow, Colleen!
George

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44626 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 3:05 PM

Freezing fog, hoar frost on the trees and zero visibility in our valley at the moment...oh yes, and minus 5c.
Need these images to cheer us up whilst we sit in front of the log fire and drink a glass of red Jacobsdal...

Malc

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 3:27 PM

Three lovely captures, Colleen - I find rainbows rare creatures, which don't seem to linger too long to go get your camera ready and shoot them! Wink Well done! Smile
Trev Smile

Jenny-D
Jenny-D Plus Member 5Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 - 4:37 PM

Beautiful images Colleen, love them all.

Jenny Smile

leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
23 Nov 2013 - 5:45 PM

A superb set of images Colleen. V3 has to be my fav, it's amazing.
Effrossini

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 5:51 PM

A really lovely set and its V3 for me.
Ju

tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96314 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 6:18 PM

Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Says it all

Adrian

myrab
myrab Plus Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 - 6:33 PM

All super images Colleen.

Myra

marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 7:27 PM

A beautiful set of images Colleen, I particularly like v1. Very nicely done

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 7:29 PM

A stunning rainbow. I don't think I have ever seen one so low. Never has the phrase 'right time, right place' been more appropriate to describe an imageWinkGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2268 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 7:33 PM


Quote: A stunning rainbow. I don't think I have ever seen one so low. Never has the phrase 'right time, right place' been more appropriate to describe an imageWinkGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

Thanks Ryan, yes I was in the right place at the right time...it had started raining in Hout Bay so left the walk early to head home , as I came around the mountain, this view appeared in front of me, luckily there was a place to pull over, did not even have time to put up my tripod .

bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 7:43 PM

V3 stunning Colleen a delightful rainbow.
Rob

gwynn56
gwynn56  380 forum posts England
23 Nov 2013 - 7:58 PM

what a nice set of images ,so you found your D5300 at the end of that rainbow did you SmileWink

jacquig
jacquig  1 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 - 8:20 PM

Beautifully captured. All lovely, but V1 particularly, for its simplicity and because I love the colours. Smile

Last Modified By jacquig at 23 Nov 2013 - 8:21 PM
Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 - 9:16 PM

Brilliant Coleen. V3 for me. So lovely. Again I wish I had another UA. Fantastic. Cathy

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3232 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 10:06 PM

Colleen these three images are top of the class---They are all brilliantSmile
NettaSmile

williamsloan
williamsloan Plus Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 10:32 PM

beautiful photography and yes the rainbow reminds us of gods promiseV3 FOR ME .


BILLY

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2013 - 7:29 AM

For once I can't decide. All 3 are ridiculously perfect and breathtaking, Colleen. If I hadn't just given you my UA for your lusty couple, it would go to this.

Andrew

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2013 - 5:32 PM

v3 for me they are all good but the pano is WOW.

WesternRed
WesternRed Plus Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
25 Nov 2013 - 10:55 PM

I am in the minority but V1 for me I carries the best Impact. Well done Colleen.
WesternRed.

kel55
kel55  2 United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
27 Nov 2013 - 5:15 PM

Hi Colleen nice shots v1 has the best composition for me and foreground seems a bit brighter , very nice capture

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