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Top of Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park
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Encounter with a bear
Daybreak at Monument Valley
Driving out of a Wyoming winter storm
Ominous storm, Laramie Peak WY
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Rainbow Cove
Fire Rainbow  (circumhorizonta arc)
Factory Dam
Painted Hills Sunset
Staring Contest.
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Afraid To Jump
Hugh Webster for NC Senate
Sea Lion Pup
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Death Valley Cacti
The Heart of a Hibiscus
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Fire Rainbow (circumhorizonta arc)

A Fire Rainbow (Circumhorizontal Arc) is caused when certain atmospheric conditions are present i.e. haziness and cirrus clouds. The sun must be at approximately 58 degrees to reflect off ice crystals in the atmosphere causing this anomaly.

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Delray Beach , Florida, United States of America
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2014
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Date Uploaded: July 1, 2016, 3:47 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 40D
Focal Length: 53mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO200
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