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Ray of Hope

Uploaded by: ColoradoKat

Tuesday January 4, 2011

Hotchkiss, CO (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: I'm not sure what caused the shaft of light to go straight up out of the sunset, but it surecaught my eye! I kept waiting for the truck to drive on, but I guess he was gawking at the sunset, too.

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon PowerShot S2 IS

Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 0.01

y-Resolution: 0.01

Resolution Unit: Inch

YCbCr Positioning: centered

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 1/125 sec.

FNumber: f/4.5

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.2

Components Configuration: Y Cb Cr -

Compressed Bits per Pixel: 3.00

Shutter speed: 6.97 EV (APEX: 11, 1/125 sec.)

Aperture: 4.34 EV (f/4.5)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 3.34 EV (f/3.2)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 11.6 mm

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FlashPixVersion: FlashPix Version 1.0

Color Space: sRGB

PixelXDimension: 2592

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Focal Plane x-Resolution: 11520.00

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Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch

Sensing Method: One-chip color area sensor

File Source: DSC

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Digital Zoom Ratio: 1.00

Scene Capture Type: Standard

InteroperabilityIndex: R98

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RelatedImageWidth: 2592

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36. ColoradoKat
5:03 PM GMT on March 15, 2011
Thanks, Mike..I'm even later in acknowledging
your nice comment.
Thanks, Ingrid! It was something to see!
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35. cyril8
4:50 PM GMT on March 15, 2011
Awesome!
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34. MikePic
11:17 PM GMT on February 05, 2011
Kinda late to the party to congradulate you on your AC. Great shot! Probably would have seen this sooner if WU wasn't messed up there for a couple of days.
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33. ColoradoKat
3:08 AM GMT on February 02, 2011
Thanks, Bumpui! Thanks, Duane..and my name
is just what it says..Kat. Short for Kathryn,
but no one calls me Kathryn..just Kat.:-)
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32. RenoSoHill
2:50 AM GMT on February 02, 2011
Fantastic capture of the sun piller. by the way, while your on names-how about yours?
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31. bumpui
2:24 AM GMT on February 02, 2011
Fabulous color and view!Congrats!
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30. ColoradoKat
6:18 AM GMT on January 14, 2011
Thanks Charlotte, LindyLu60, Mary and
Railheel. I was just lucky to be out
and about when this happened!
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29. Railheel
3:07 AM GMT on January 14, 2011
That was a good one. Camera was in truck.
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28. mellyweb
3:15 AM GMT on January 11, 2011
Lucky you to have captured this beautiufl photo, congratulations on this first AC!
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27. LindyLu60
9:27 AM GMT on January 10, 2011
I would have stopped too for the tree in the field alone...but icing on the cake...a glorious sun pillar! :) A beauty! Congrats on the ac!
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26. llpj04
4:37 PM GMT on January 07, 2011
I have yet to see this light pillar for myself. I have cloud iridescence and a sun halo and sun dog. Isn't it awesome to catch these fleeting beauties!
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25. ColoradoKat
1:44 AM GMT on January 06, 2011
Thanks chelina!
I forgot to say thanks to the Approvers,
so I'm saying Thank You now! :-)
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24. chelina
5:29 PM GMT on January 05, 2011
What a BEAUTY!! :-)
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23. ColoradoKat
5:21 PM GMT on January 05, 2011
Emmy, dcswa, Indianne, CalicoBass, Surfie,
biskitten and Madermade..I have got to work on
remembering your names!:-)..Thank you all for
your comments and for liking my photo!
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22. Madermade
3:11 PM GMT on January 05, 2011
Very pretty sunset....congratulations!
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21. Biskitten
1:25 PM GMT on January 05, 2011
Spectacular AC shot - congrats!
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20. surfmom
1:12 PM GMT on January 05, 2011
GORGEOUS - makes me wanna say Hello GOD, please help us take care of our planet.

Pls. keep clicking - I so enjoy seeing your world & your pics just keep getting better!!!
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19. CalicoBass
12:38 PM GMT on January 05, 2011
Congrats on a very beautiful AC!!
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18. indianne
6:41 AM GMT on January 05, 2011
Fabulous shot. Congrats on AC. Tricia
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17. dcswa
4:26 AM GMT on January 05, 2011
Excellent sun pillar in your sunset shot
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16. EmmyRose
3:52 AM GMT on January 05, 2011
GORGEOUS!
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15. ColoradoKat
3:31 AM GMT on January 05, 2011
Thanks so much CynthiaSue, travelingrose
and unclemush!!
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14. unclemush
3:21 AM GMT on January 05, 2011
Very nice! :)
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13. travelingrose
3:18 AM GMT on January 05, 2011
Gorgeous! Fantastic work capturing this. Congratulations!
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12. CythiaSue
3:16 AM GMT on January 05, 2011
Wow, beautiful sunpillar!
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11. ColoradoKat
3:05 AM GMT on January 05, 2011
Thanks a lot Greyelf, BEME and Proserpina!
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10. Proserpina
3:03 AM GMT on January 05, 2011
Gorgeous! Congratulations on the well deserved AC!

A 10 from me.
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9. BEME
2:24 AM GMT on January 05, 2011
Very Excellent captures of this CK!! Hearty Congratulations on a well deserved A/C!!! Happy New Year!!!
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8. Greyelf
2:24 AM GMT on January 05, 2011
Very cool! Congrats!
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7. ColoradoKat
2:14 AM GMT on January 05, 2011
Thanks RNJoel..you must have posted your comment while I was typing mine.:-)
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6. ColoradoKat
2:12 AM GMT on January 05, 2011
Thanks so much idzrvit, SVLover, catilac
and lousyfocus! And thanks for the Wiki link.
That was interesting.
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5. RNJoel
2:10 AM GMT on January 05, 2011
great photo. Congrats on a well deserved AC
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4. lousyfocus
2:02 AM GMT on January 05, 2011
Here the scoop re: this stunning phenomenon which you show so well.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light_pillar


Good going!
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3. catilac
1:56 AM GMT on January 05, 2011
Great capture! Congratulations on your first AC! :)
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2. SVLover
1:55 AM GMT on January 05, 2011
Very cool! I would have stopped too. :)
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1. idzrvit
1:40 AM GMT on January 05, 2011
Beautiful!!
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