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April 24th, 2011

What’s “Wrong” With This Picture?

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Carrizo Rainbow by Steve Shuey
This is not my picture, but it is one that sparked a lively discussion that I thought might be worth sharing with those of you who follow this OP forum. It is a shot of a spectacular rainbow over a vast field of Tidytip flowers on California’s Carrizo Plain, taken just a few days ago … 
June 4th, 2010

Rainbows

Posted By Ian Plant
Rainbow over Big Stone Beach, Delaware Bay
Welcome back to Off the Beaten Path, dedicated to far away places, once-in-a-lifetime moments, and those rare flashes of inspired thinking. Today I’d like to talk about rainbows. The ancient Greeks considered a rainbow to be a path linking the heavens and earth. Today, scientists consider a rainbow to be a meteorological phenomenon that causes a spectrum …