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End of the Rainbow

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 9 March 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

I have no idea why this rock was so red, but it appeared to be at the end of the rainbow on a rainy July evening in Glacier NP.

NIKON D5000 1/250 second F/7.1 ISO 400 82 mm (35mm equiv.)

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

...or start! Beautiful shot in excellent compo!

9 Mar 2011 7:22am

@Nazzareno: Thanks!

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

Niiiiiice! did you hike over to find that pot of gold?

9 Mar 2011 7:54am

@J.R.: ;-)

JacklineG from Béarn, France

Bien vu ! et il fallait être là au bon moment ! Bonne journée

9 Mar 2011 8:11am

@JacklineG: Thanks.

shoti from somewhere in, China

i thought it was supposed to be a pot of gold? and you only found this red rock? tsk tsk.. wonderful moment in nature!

9 Mar 2011 8:17am

@shoti: Well, I also found that beautiful view! ;-)

Sterre from Vianen, Netherlands

I had the same question as the others from the pot of gold.
Excellent photo.

9 Mar 2011 8:56am

@Sterre: Same answer - no gold, but what a view! ;-)

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Simply beautiful

9 Mar 2011 10:40am

@Marie LC: Thanks, Marie.

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, Florida, United States

The moisture in the air saturated all of the scene ... it is gorgeous!

9 Mar 2011 12:32pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: It had been a very rainy evening. We got "saturated" too. ;-)

Joanne from United States

Breathtaking view!

9 Mar 2011 12:40pm

@Joanne: Thanks!

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Outstanding capture Barbara! Well done! ;-)

9 Mar 2011 1:26pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thanks, Eric.

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

ha ha . . looks like Fool's Gold, to me ! . . wow, this all looks so humid.

9 Mar 2011 1:32pm

@Ronnie 2¢: I think you are right on both counts. ;-)

Candais from Lisieux, Canada

A wonderful image. The rainbow alone is great but the red rock really adds a lot of interest.

9 Mar 2011 2:52pm

@Candais: It was a strange rock.

BBM from Sussex, United Kingdom

Great composition and color!!

9 Mar 2011 3:13pm

@BBM: Thanks!

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland


fantastiqe3u arc-en-ciel, très bien capté et mis en évidence mave cle vert de la forêt superbe.

Bravo et amitié


9 Mar 2011 3:29pm

@Nicou: Thank you, Nicou!

Franz from Baden, Austria

beautiful and tranquil! did you find the pot of gold? ;-))

9 Mar 2011 3:37pm

@Franz: NO, but I found some amazing country and mountain scenery that was even better! ;-)

Twojays from Emigrant, United States

What fun! Rainbows are such a miracle. That's a happy magical picture.

9 Mar 2011 4:41pm

@Twojays: Thanks!

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Good Lord!! It looks like someone just plunked it down there, doesn't it? :-) Kinda cool, really. This is a fantastic rainbow capture, Barbara, the sky is perfect too for this image. I love those evergreens!! Very nice job here good friend!

9 Mar 2011 5:16pm

@Denny Jump Photo: Thanks, Denny. It was a perfect place to be right then.

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Lovely composition... rainbows are not very easy to photograph, you did a great job here. Have a lovely day Barbara :)

9 Mar 2011 6:14pm

@Tamara: Thanks, Tamara.

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Beautiful composition! Superb light and colors!

9 Mar 2011 7:25pm

@mo.langel: Thanks!

RBL from Oxford, United States

Absolutely beautiful!

9 Mar 2011 7:39pm

@RBL: Thank you!

klauSZ from Kufstein, Austria

beautiful landscape and title! such a rainbow is a so special theme and so difficult to capture!

9 Mar 2011 8:35pm

@klauSZ: Thanks, KlauSZ.

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

I love this vantage point. The lush colors are a nice contrast to the gray drab sky! I hope you found the pot of gold. ;-)

9 Mar 2011 8:37pm

@Steven: Thanks, Steven. I guess being there right then was my pot of gold. ;-)

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

i really like the light

9 Mar 2011 10:41pm

@john4jack: Thanks, Jack.

mimicy from Bordeaux, France

Une belle lumière et un bel arc en ciel pour éclairer cette clairière ...compliments

9 Mar 2011 10:48pm

@mimicy: Thanks.

Iris from Assen, Netherlands

so pretty!!

9 Mar 2011 11:00pm

@Iris: Thanks, Iris.

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


12 Mar 2011 9:42am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Love rainbows..a fine capture...nice colors..

12 Mar 2011 6:25pm

1/250 second
ISO 400
82 mm (35mm equiv.)