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It's A Rainbow!
Lens: Pentax 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 (Kit) Camera: Pentax K-x Photo Location: My Front Porch ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: 1/500s Aperture: F8 
Posted By: ChrisTrevino, 05-09-2012, 03:59 PM

I forgot to change my ISO after shooting Track the other day so I was still at ISO 800.

This Rainbow was part of a Double Rainbow sky, the 2nd rainbow was above it a ways and was very weak.

I quickly ran upstairs, grabbed my camera and 18-55mm Kit Lens along with my CPL and ran back down and out the front door.

I think I might have been able to capture more color if I had noticed I was still at ISO800 and changed it to 100 with a slower shutter.

It was completely random and my Enchiladas that was I was making were about t burn so I didn't pay that much attention.

It was beautiful though. You could clearly see each of the colors, my picture just doesn't do it justice.

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05-09-2012, 04:05 PM   #2
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A very nice vibrant colorful capture Chris.--charliezap
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Thanks, though the CPL and +25 Vibrance in Camera Raw get all the credit for the colors lol
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Considering the circumstances you had a really nice result. I am worried about the enchiladas however. Hope they were OK.

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A few stuck to the pan, they were still yummy though.
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that is a bright one!
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Is there something wrong with the photo? Because if there is I'm not seeing it. So if this had been your relaxed, take your time picture I'd still think it was a good one.
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Impressive - well defined. You were fast on the draw, enchiladas not withstanding.


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Nice shot they don't usually wait for cameraman well done.
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Well the only issue was that I couldn't get the second rainbow to pop out with the cpl. I ended up just cropping it out cause it didn't look right.

You can still see a part of it behind the power lines in the top left.

One thing came to mind after shooting it though.

The rainbow stayed for a good 2 minutes... I should've grabbed my DIY Welding Glass ND and did a long exposure of it!

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