14 Dec2014

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I may be 50, but I still stop and stare with glee when I spot a particularly well-formed rainbow. This one captured on my phone (I can barely figure out how to use the contraption) at around 730am yesterday, Saturday, from the Bicutan Skyway entrance toll area. I realize they are just an optical phenomenon caused by the way light hits some moisture or raindrops in the air, but they always delight, particularly when you see it almost “end to end” as you do here.

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COMMENTS:

  1. ykmd says:

    So pretty! And pretty decent camera on your phone too!

    Dec 14, 2014 | 1:29 pm

     
  2. Betchay says:

    I like rainbows too!…..a pot of gold at the end??? :)

    Dec 14, 2014 | 2:33 pm

     
  3. Greens & Blossoms says:

    I saw that same rainbow too, MM at around 8am and shouted with glee…and am more than 50 :-)

    Dec 14, 2014 | 3:40 pm

     
  4. TeTcha says:

    I don’t only like rainbows…i love them. I recently saw one after a brief rain shower while traversing the footbridge connecting to SM. I stopped and admired it long after it faded and didn’t care a bit even if my neck hurt afterwards and even if others threw cursory glances. Nice shot, Mr. MM.

    Dec 14, 2014 | 5:24 pm

     
  5. little mary says:

    whenever i see rainbows, i will take a picture of it, call my 2 sons and show them that beautiful image in the sky. I, too, love rainbows.

    Dec 14, 2014 | 6:30 pm

     
  6. ped victor says:

    Nice shot! Thanks for sharing. Say, what kind of camera did you use for the shot?
    Nice job!

    Dec 14, 2014 | 7:52 pm

     
  7. Marketman says:

    ped victor, my iPhone 5S camera… :)

    Dec 14, 2014 | 8:55 pm

     
  8. Dragon says:

    MM – have you seen double rainbows?

    Dec 14, 2014 | 9:25 pm

     
  9. mike says:

    Were you the one in the blue car taking pictures of the rainbow just outside the toll gate in bicutan? :D

    Dec 15, 2014 | 11:07 am

     
  10. Marketman says:

    mike, YIPES!, yes, that was me… I hope we didn’t get in your way! :)

    Dec 15, 2014 | 1:12 pm

     
  11. Blaise says:

    I saw this same rainbow too last Saturday, but your photo looks vibrant. Such a wonderful promise. Good thing you were able to capture this. :)

    Dec 15, 2014 | 1:45 pm

     
  12. Kasseopeia says:

    I LOL-ed a little too loudly at Mike’s comment (#8)
    But I don’t blame you, MM. Rainbows are little miracles. An “end-to-end” one is rare, a double rainbow even more so. :)

    Dec 15, 2014 | 2:44 pm

     
  13. natie says:

    Hahaha!! Mike!! Such a small world!

    Dec 15, 2014 | 10:36 pm

     
  14. Risa says:

    Is it my screen or are the upper left and upper right corners yellow orange tinged?

    Might have been a faint double rainbow…

    Dec 16, 2014 | 8:54 pm

     
  15. Chinky says:

    I, too, get so excited when I see a rainbow!

    Dec 17, 2014 | 9:15 pm

     
  16. dianne says:

    So perfect! I would never ever pass up the chance to take a picture of a rainbow. I remember seeing one from above while I was inside a plane. Don’t know if that’s really possible or if i were just hallucinating… Didn’t grab my camera fast enough, though.

    Dec 19, 2014 | 10:04 pm

     
 

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