Sundogs (clouds sky ). Photo by paulnorm
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Uploaded by: paulnorm

Thursday July 2, 2009

Coupeville, WA (Current Weather Conditions)


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Model: NIKON D300

Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 1/1250 sec.

FNumber: f/11.0

Exposure Program: Aperture priority

ISO Speed Ratings: 200

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.21

Shutter speed: 10.29 EV (APEX: 35, 1/1249 sec.)

Aperture: 6.92 EV (f/11.0)

Exposure Bias: -1.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 3.60 EV (f/3.5)

Metering Mode: Center-Weighted Average

Light Source: 0

Flash: Flash did not fire.

Focal Length: 18.0 mm

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SubSecTimeDigitized: 89

Color Space: Uncalibrated

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PixelYDimension: 342

Sensing Method: One-chip color area sensor

File Source: DSC

Scene Type: 1

CFA Pattern: 8 bytes undefined data

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Digital Zoom Ratio: 1.00

Focal Length In 35mm Film: 27

Scene Capture Type: Standard

Gain Control: Normal

Contrast: Normal

Saturation: High saturation

Sharpness: Hard

Subject Distance Range: Unknown

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5. kathyvan
10:33 PM GMT on January 15, 2010
I see it, Paul. It looks like a wolf to me. Cool shot!
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4. charlesimages
11:35 PM GMT on July 03, 2009
cool shot theses are a rare capture together
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3. paulnorm
4:40 PM GMT on July 03, 2009
There is another interesting feature to this photo – at least to my eye. If you look carefully at a location between the sun (top center) and the larger “sundog” on the left, you might see the head of a dog. I see it, do you?
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2. vanpet
1:09 PM GMT on July 03, 2009
I am a halo and sundog chaser. This is a very nice shot. This is a link that describes all of the halos and arcs.
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1. Hurricane765
6:01 AM GMT on July 03, 2009
Based off of my Atmospheric Optics knowledge, I believe you have a much more special display here than a common Sundog. Below the sun is the lower half of Circumscribed Halo or a Lower Tangent Arc but below that to the left appears to be the rare Infralateral Arc though it may be a Circumhorizon Arc. Either way, this is a very nice capture
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About paulnorm


Photography is a great joy for me; one of my favorite things to do. My wife and I live here on Whidbey Island, Washington; this is where many of my pictures are taken. The weather and the lighting conditions are always changing here which makes it a challenge and at times produces good results. This website is a wonderful place to learn and test your stuff. You can see what people like and what they do not like. I have learned a lot here. paulnorm Create your own visitor map!

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