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Tree Spirit

By pmorgan  
Hereís something you donít see every day, well maybe you do depending on where you live. This sun halo sat nicely around this tree in Dartmoor National Park in Devon. It is usually caused by ice crystals creating coloured or white arcs and spots in the sky. The crystals behave like prisms and mirrors, refracting and reflecting sunlight between their faces, sending shafts of light in particular directions.


Tags: Devon Sun Tree Dartmoor Halo Moors Landscape and travel

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RobboB Plus
11 132 United Kingdom
12 May 2013 10:08AM
A well timed capture. I like the processing and the vignetting.

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fazzer 9 54 7 United Kingdom
12 May 2013 10:25AM
Beautiful shot
colin63 9 6 England
12 May 2013 10:33AM
Lovely shot Paul, and no i've never seen that before
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
12 May 2013 4:06PM
Cracking shot !!
Philpot Plus
5 39 4 United Kingdom
12 May 2013 4:13PM
Just perfect Paul, superb capture of those rays too.
12 May 2013 5:27PM
Striking image, Paul!
pmorgan 11 217 13 England
13 May 2013 8:20AM
Many thanks for the UA Ant! Smile
timjnngs 10 3 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2013 5:33PM
Very nice photo, I like the light coming though the tree.


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