Keep Your Camera with You

A few weeks ago, Tony and I were on our way home from open gym for basketball at his school. It has been raining here for a week straight, but there was finally an evening of sunshine.

As we looked to our left, we saw a gorgeous rainbow – just the end of it. I snapped a quick picture of it, and continued on…

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A little further down the road, we noticed that it was not simply a segment of the rainbow, but the whole thing was bright and visible. Not only that, but it was a double rainbow. We found a place to pull off the road (along with four or five other cars), and snapped some pictures…

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It was so close and so large, I couldn’t shoot the whole thing the standard way, so I took a video of it, and then took panoramas. The one shown here was the one that turned out the best.

I’ve heard it said that, even for professional photographers, the best camera in your arsenal is the one you have with you when you really need it. It really is a valid statement.