Category Archives: Atmospheric Optical Effects

Crepuscular Rays in Florida Sunset

Taken 6/25/19 with an iPhone 7, in Land O’ Lake Florida. Looking WNW @ about 8pm. Simply being at the right spot at the right time. In less than a minute the rays were gone.

Photo Credit: Bob Hornbeck

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Sundogs at Calgary, Alberta, Canada

A cold winter day in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on Jan 11, 2018, about -25C. I put the sun behind a tree to get a nice exposure of the circle and the bright sundogs.

Photo Credit: Tim Free

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Solar Pillar in the Tucson AZ Sunset

A solar pillar in the Tucson AZ Sunset. The image was captured with a Nikon D500 camera and a Nikon 16-35 mm VR lens @ 27 mm and iso 800 on March 16th, 2018.
Photo captured in the Tucson AZ foothills in my backyard.

Photo Credit: Eliot Herman

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