Entrancing Colors in the Sky!

Hello friends! Today was an excellent day for sky captures! The colors created at sunset were magnificent! I was in awe of nature’s beauty! I wanted to share some of my favorite photography captures of the evening sky as the sun set with you. I hope you enjoy them as much as I enjoyed taking them! Remember friends if you have a magnificent photograph of natural beauty please send it in an attachment to rainbowsofhappiness2013@gmail.com to be featured on this site! Remember you retain ownership of your photographs and will be featured in my Authors Corner and your contribution will be recognized on this site along with your photograph! Now for some enchanting sky colors! 🙂

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Sky Splendor & Snow Covered Stillness

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Clear blue sky creating a perfect natural backdrop against a field of white and a blazing sun exhibiting multiple trajectories tinged with rainbow colors. Natural is magnificent!

 

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Hello and Happy 2014 to all!  I hope your new year is starting off splendidly.  Thanks to Mother Nature’s gift of snow these past few days I managed to catch some beautiful photography of a blanketed world of silent beauty.  Lately the sky has been offering me many magnificent captures so I wanted to share these with my photography loving friends! Please be sure to send any photography captures of original nature in an attachment to rainbowsofhappiness2013@gmail.com so I can do a post with several photographs from followers only and you get a mention in my Authors Corner, while retaining all rights to the photographs. Exposure and retaining ownership! You can’t beat that! Much success, good health and happiness to you all in 2014!

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Sunrise emitting rays and vibrant beginning of a rainbow in unison with a cloud carpeted sky displaying hints of blue. Pure joy to witness!!

 

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The clouds highlighted with pink stretched expensively over the treetops at sunset. Hints of oranges lavenders, yellows, and light blues are incorporated throughout in the trees and clouds. Breathtaking nature!

 

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Taken seconds after the previous capture, the pinks in the cloud expansion have turned red in shade, the lavendar has deepened to blue, more yellow is incorporated from the sunsetting, and the forest shades make it appear as if on fire!

This capture was sent in by member Tarak Ghosh depicting the blue sky consumed with fluffy white clouds, to enhance the singular object in this capture! Excellent capture Tarak and thank you!

 

 

Sky Beauty Photography Week!

Hello my faithful followers and lovers of photography! I hope you had a fabulous holiday! After a little hiatus its time to get back on track! I now am owner/moderator of photography community Magnificent Moments Captured Through Film on Google+ so if you have a Google + account stop by and request to join our community of professional and amateur photographers sharing their passion for photography and brilliant captures.  As for this blog I would like to exhibit some magnificent sky beauty this week or so. Sky beauty captures entail gorgeous colors produced from rising or setting sun, intriguing cloud formations, images of objects with the sky as its natural backdrop, or anything you notice in the sky that you feel is photograph worthy! Photography can be of the sky during any point of the day or night, so start looking to the sky for inspiration! The sky creates such marvelous colors so please share any sky captures you find beautiful or unique with this blog by sending them in attachments to rainbowsofhappiness2013@gmail.com.  I will also be including some photography from followers this week so my Author’s Corner can start filling up! Enjoy! 🙂

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Christmas Trees Around the World!

Although this is nature week I wanted to taje a break to display the various Christmas trees I saw at the different ports of call while on my cruise earlier in December.  They were fabulous and unique in their own way.  Should you wish to share a photograph of a unique Christmas tree/holiday tree or even your own tree be sure to email them as an attachment to rainbowsofhappiness2013@gmail.com soon!  You’ll be featured in my Authors Corner to receive recognition and retain ownership of your photographs.

*Please note any inappropriate photography will be deleted from my files and not shared.

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Christmas Tree at the Cayman Islands Sea Turtle Hatchery

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One of the Christmas trees on our cruise ship

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Sparkling mini Christmas tree on the table in the dining room

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Lit Christmas trees visible upon leaving Cozumel, Mexico

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Christmas Tree interpretation in a restaurant in Cozumel, Mexico

 

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My favorite! A gigantic Christmas tree in the center of Cozumel!

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Nicely decorated Christmas tree in Cozumel store.

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Christmas tree at my husband’s work party in Maryland.

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Last but not least my Christmas tree!
HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL MY FOLLOWERS AND THEIR FAMILIES!

Using the Sky as Your Backdrop

Mother Nature has supplied photographers with a wonderful backdrop, when shooting animals that fly! The fluffy white clouds against a clear blue sky are pure photographic beauty!  Use the surroundings found in nature especially the cloud structure and forms to enhance your photographs of wildlife. The final result is quite astounding!  I grately appreciate the followers  who have been sending in brilliant captures! I plan on dedicating a few days to photography shot only by followers after I categorize your pictures into some semblance of order!  If you feel that you have a brilliant capture that you wish to share remember to send it in an attachment to rainbowsofhappiness2013@gmail.com please put the title blog photography in the subject line so I don’t overlook your contributions.  I’m very excited about the photography I’ve received so far and cannot wait to share it with everyone and highlight you all in my Authors Corner! For now some examples of using the sky as your natural backdrop! Enjoy my friends!

Using clouds to enhance this hawk's flight.

Using clouds to enhance this hawk’s flight.

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Clear blue sky captures the bird's darker shades.

Clear blue sky captures the bird’s darker shades.

Birds in perfect v-formation against white clouds.

Birds in perfect v-formation against white clouds.

V-formation enhanced by the clouds below.

V-formation enhanced by the clouds below.

 

 

Animals Posing in Their Glory!

Hello friends and photographers!  I am glad to have started receiving photos from followers! If your photographs aren’t posted immediately, don’t fear! Eventually I will sort them into their correct categories when the time comes.  Thank you though, for the fabulous pictures, and keep them coming by sending them as attachments to rainbowsofhappiness2013@gmail.com.  Remember you retain ownership of your photographs!  

     Today’s theme centers around animals and insects in nature and their uncanny ability to pose for our cameras.  Have you ever been trying to capture that perfect shot of an animal or insect and suddenly it stops to look directly at your camera?  That folks is what I call “the money shot”.  A shot so perfectly timed, it would never occur again in this exact moment of perfection!  So enjoy viewing the following photographs of animals and insects posing naturally!

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