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Lucie and the Rainbow

By Rende
Last Wednesday I took Lucie for a walk in beautiful weather, but that lasted only 10 minutes when a purple sky came sailing in with rain and hail. Before it actually came down there was a spectacular rainbow. I also managed to capture the complete arc by merging two shots in PS, but I like this one better composition wise.
If you like I can upload the complete arc tomorrow morning.

Tags: Landscape and travel Flash and lighting

Voters: pdunstan_Greymoon, woolybill1, lonely_oryx and 28 more

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woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2012 11:11AM
I'm not altogether certain that the complete arc would have more impact, Rende; beside which I imagine Lucie would be diminished in the frame, which I'm sure she would not appreciate!
A real crock-of-gold image, or rather band-of-gold as the narrow strip of light stretches right across the frame. Superb composition.
Regards
Bill

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2 Dec 2012 11:29AM
Great light and I like the inclusion of the dog
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
2 Dec 2012 11:33AM
One of those serendipitous moments in time. Fantastic and beautiful.
2 Dec 2012 11:48AM
great colours captured
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
2 Dec 2012 11:52AM
Stunning quality capture Rende, I would be interested in seeing full arch of rainbow.

Regards

Trev.
SlowSong Plus
8 6.5k 29 England
2 Dec 2012 12:14PM
Superb colour and so well put together. Love little Lucy in the foreground. Smile
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AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2012 12:15PM
I'm envious of this image - a great composition with Lucie playing her part!
Ann
2 Dec 2012 12:29PM
Beautiful image Rende, love the composition, think Lucie likes it as well,
Fred.
mrswoolybill Plus
10 990 1514 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2012 1:26PM
I spotted Lucie almost before the rainbow. Lovely mellow golden tones running right through the frame, this has hints of an Old Master oil painting in style.
Moira
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
2 Dec 2012 1:45PM
A wonderful composition and capture, Rende, beautiful colours. Carol
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2012 2:09PM
A wonderfully composed and exposed photograph. The rainbow being beautifully framed.

Regards Nathan
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
2 Dec 2012 3:12PM
I cannot envisage that the complete arc would be better that this fine composition ~ a nice touch to include Lucie.

Albert
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
2 Dec 2012 3:26PM
The light capture here is outstanding-- an amazing image!
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
2 Dec 2012 3:28PM

Quote:Stunning quality capture Rende, I would be interested in seeing full arch of rainbow.

Regards

Trev.



And me,

Ken
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
2 Dec 2012 3:38PM
I also spotted Lucie directly before seeing this wonderful bow, and incredible light.

Anne
2 Dec 2012 7:02PM
well spotted / composed
gary_d 8 576 13 Wales
2 Dec 2012 7:03PM
A great shot of the rainbow and of Lucy, as Bill rightly says Lucy would be lost in the full image. - gary
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
2 Dec 2012 9:26PM
A fabulous capture Rende - a dream opportunity.
Brian.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2012 10:05PM
I took a rainbow as well but not looked at it yet, yours looks good Rende
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
2 Dec 2012 11:23PM
A fine rainbow shot Rende.
Well coloured.
Good one.
Mick.
Tibetan 4 3 England
3 Dec 2012 10:55AM
I never get rainbows that good, nice one dog at the end of the rainbow, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
BarbaraR 10 17 1 England
3 Dec 2012 11:27AM
Beautiful !
I can see a hint of a double bow too.
Very well captured.
The dog in shot makes it extra special.

B.
ChrisOs 11 2 1 United Kingdom
3 Dec 2012 2:52PM
It looks as though that very alert dog has spotted the crock of gold for you. Wink
Chris
One of natures spectacular displays, even Lucie is amazed.

Dougie

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