Sunday, October 26, 2008

Late October thunderstorm

We had a thunderstorm here aournd 6 this evening. Then the sun came out and there was the biggest, most intense rainbow I'd ever seen. I grabbed my camera, and here's what it looked like from my front porch. It was still thundering when I took this.

© Yvonne Cunnington, Country Gardener

14 comments:

  1. Amazing! I love those one or two storms each year that cast an yellow-orange glow on everything.
    You captured it beautifully!

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  2. Yvonne .. what a stunning picture .. I hope you kept a full sized format to have it printed too ! .. I would love to have capture a picture as amazing as that one !
    Joy

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  3. Fantastic......ALMOST unreal
    Salix

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  4. Yvonne .. I hope you don't mind but I did a post linking to your site about your amazing rainbow photo .. I know other gardeners on Blotanical will love to see it .. It is just so striking ..
    Joy

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  5. Hi everybody: Thanks for all your comments. It was the strangest-looking sky, and most instense rainbow I've ever seen.

    Gardenjoy: thanks, I don't mind at all.

    Cheers/Yvonne

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  6. Amazing capture! Must have been some storm.

    Jen

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  7. What a gorgeous shot Yvonne! I followed Joy's link over here to see what the fuss was all about. Joy's right. This is an awesome photo.

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  8. Beautiful. It takes your breath for a moment.

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  9. The yellows in that are way cool!

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  10. Yvonne ~ A visit to Joy's blog brought me here, for a view of your stunning rainbow. I stayed for a tour through your recent postings - phenomenal photos! ~ Deb

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  11. Fantastic picture.

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  12. Thank you all so much for visiting and commenting. I hope you come back.

    Cheers/Yvonne

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-Yvonne, aka Country Gardener