Wednesday, June 22, 2011

After The Rain


We've had rain for five of the past six days. However, last Thursday evening just before sunset the rain began ceasing and the sun shone brightly and we were rewarded with a big beautiful rainbow.

Of course I had the wrong lens on the camera and couldn't get a wide shot but there wasn't time to change it.
Rainbows don't wait!

Posted for Skywatch.

38 comments:

helena said...

beautiful capture - interesting that the sky is a different colour each side of the rainbow.

we have had lots of rain too - hoping for some sun and rainbows soon

Thom said...

So beautiful. Again our karma. I took a rainbow shot just yesterday as well. But an iPhone doesn't have a choice of lenses. :) Excellent.

Pat said...

You are so right....rainbows DON'T wait. At least you captured it! A beautiful moment in time!

rapunzel said...

How beautiful!!

Stephany said...

Beautiful captures of the rainbow, Carletta! We've had a lot of rain (and storms) too.

kaye said...

just gorgeous

Janie B said...

Love a good rainbow! Beautiful!

SquirrelQueen said...

Beautiful! You are so right, rainbows don't wait. I missed one a few days ago just going inside to grab my camera.

Rose said...

Beautiful--and no they don't wait!

(You need a second camera body...so you can keep one lens on one and the other on the other..)

Esther Garvi said...

Beautiful shot of the rainbow! Such a preciously unique thing...

Pearl Maple said...

You are so right, rainbows don't wait, they are such a delightful but fragile feature of nature and always worth stopping to appreciate

Liz said...

Pretty rainbow.

Happy sky watching!

Liz @ A Simple Life

Sylvia K said...

Gorgeous rainbow and a terrific capture, Carletta! I love it! Happy SWF! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Sylvia

Carver said...

The rainbow is magical.

Gary said...

You catch those when you can Carletta. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Jidhu Jose said...

nice shots

happy SWF

My SWF

chubskulit said...

Wow, I have been longing to see a rainbow. I have been here in the US for 6 years but I haven't seen one lol. Gorgeous shots!

JunieRose2005 said...

Lovely!!

LivingSoAbundantly said...

I like how the rainbow seems to separate the darker side from the lighter side. Your shots are lovely.

Kim, USA said...

Wow beautiful!! Love rainbows and I don't know why we don't have that many here in MI.

SWF

Kel said...

a magical moment when light reflects and creates such natural beauty

ladyfi said...

Ah - what gorgeous shots! I do love rainbows - they make the rain almost worthwhile...

J Bar said...

Great colours.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Luna Miranda said...

what a gift! i am looking forward to seeing a rainbow after the weather here improves.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Yup -- you've got to grab those rainbows as soon as they show up -- and you grabbed it beautifully.

Indrani said...

Shoot as soon as you see one, rainbows are like that only.
Great captures.

Pat said...

Beautiful rainbow capture, even if you didn't get the entire bow! I like the contrast between the pastels in the sky and rainbow with the darkness of the trees.

Arija said...

Rainbows come in all shapes and sizes and any rainbow is a joy to behold. Yours is so deliciously gentle.

Wanda said...

What a marvelous rainbow.

Did you find the pot of Gold???

TheChieftess said...

Beautiful shot!!! I love the pink tinge to the sky...and the framing with the trees/bushes...well done!!!

Ever Green Tree said...

You have captured the Rainbow beautifully! Great shots... made my day :) You too hv a super duper day ahead...

scottsdale fire systems said...

It's a different feeling whenever i see a rainbow. Symbolizes a new start.

Neal said...

Carletta, that is soooooo beautiful.

Beyond My Garden said...

Carletta, enjoy your time off. We all deserve a rest from blogging now and then.
nellie

Stephany said...

I tried to email you but it bounced back with a message saying the account didn't exist. :\

So glad to hear your beautiful little granddaughters are visiting. Thank you for leaving comments, I know the girls are keeping you busy! How are your knees holding up with the extra activity?

Gretchen said...

Great shots!

Jientje said...

I really wanted to comment on the next photo with the waterdrops, but I can't find the commentbox! That photo has so much detail, it's crystal clear, I love it!

diane b said...

Lovely soft colours. Enjoy your break.