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Mountain Magic

By jonboy69  
This is the second image from a {short} series of photographs taken recently on Yr Wyddfa {Snowdon). We have been above many cloud inversions, but only seen a Broken Spectre once before, many years ago when climbing Moel Siabod in Snowdonia. For this image we were just emerging from the clouds when we were greeted with this sight, magical and quite mystical. The Spectre is produced by casting your shadow onto the mist in front. We stood for some time looking at the gift the mountain had given us, to have both our shadows inside the rainbow halo was a sight we will never forget. Yr Wyddfa summit can just be seen in the background.

Tags: Mountains Snowdonia Cloudscape Landscape and travel

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Comments


9 Jan 2022 5:14PM
Amazing, and so special. Thanks for sharing this wonder with us. Never heard of it before 🌟

Dave 🙂
rontear Plus
19 23 9 England
9 Jan 2022 5:28PM
An amazing experience for both of you !!! Rarely seen, my award Jon.
Ron
martin.w Plus
20 616 29 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2022 6:26PM
I too have only seen this twice in all the years up in the hills of The Peaks....and agree about it being magical Smile
Chinga Plus
11 104 3 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2022 8:23PM
Beautiful image, wonderful to see...
Very well seen, Isabel GrinGrin
Saastad Plus
3 16 17 Norway
9 Jan 2022 11:25PM
Lovely shot!

Arne
clicknimagine Plus
12 1.0k 105 India
10 Jan 2022 4:44PM
A natural phenomena, beautifully captured...

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