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Sun Halo

Uploaded by: Beginnersluck

Tuesday June 18, 2013

Sacramento, CA (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: These pictures were take at work today. The Halo started to appear around noon and lasted till about 3pm. I've seen these before but not this big or this vivid. The halo made a good outline for the tree and the tree blocked the sun for a better shot.

Manufacturer: Panasonic

Model: DMC-ZS9

Software: Adobe Photoshop Elements 9.0 Windows

Exposure Time: 1/800 sec.

FNumber: f/6.3

Exposure Program: Landscape mode (for landscape photos with the background in focus)

ISO Speed Ratings: 250

Exif Version: Unknown Exif Version

Shutter speed: 9.64 EV (APEX: 28, 1/799 sec.)

Aperture: 5.31 EV (f/6.3)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 3.45 EV (f/3.3)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Light Source: 0

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 4.3 mm

Color Space: Uncalibrated

PixelXDimension: 4320

PixelYDimension: 3240

Sensing Method: One-chip color area sensor

File Source: DSC

Scene Type: 1

Custom Rendered: Custom process

Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Digital Zoom Ratio: 0.00

Focal Length In 35mm Film: 24

Scene Capture Type: Standard

Gain Control: High gain up

Contrast: Normal

Saturation: Normal

Sharpness: Normal

June 18, 2013 Photo Series

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16. stoneygirl
6:51 PM GMT on June 21, 2013
Super shot, super composition, super duper AC. Super congrats too.
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15. novembergale
5:32 PM GMT on June 21, 2013
Great composition! Congratulations on a fine AC!
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14. Proserpina
1:00 PM GMT on June 20, 2013
Wow!
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13. nanapoo
12:57 PM GMT on June 20, 2013
Beautiful capture! Congrats!
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12. colamom
2:25 AM GMT on June 20, 2013
Perfect! Congratulations!
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11. weatherphotographs
6:45 PM GMT on June 19, 2013
Beautifully framed!
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10. halley2076
5:17 PM GMT on June 19, 2013
I Like this picture very much. Congratulations!
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9. Greetings
3:58 PM GMT on June 19, 2013
Lovely! Well done
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8. swampteach
2:38 PM GMT on June 19, 2013
Perfect composition! Love it.
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7. mcleodglen
2:22 PM GMT on June 19, 2013
it feels ... hot!
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6. RNJoel
1:28 PM GMT on June 19, 2013
Nicely Done - AC Congrats.
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5. TanyaMass
11:52 AM GMT on June 19, 2013
Great idea with the palm tree! Congratulations with AC!
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4. mellyweb
11:44 AM GMT on June 19, 2013
Great image and composition, congratulations!
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3. KSMc
11:10 AM GMT on June 19, 2013
Beautiful image. I really like how you combined the lines of the building, the circle of the halo and the organic nature of the palm tree.
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2. Kennebunker
10:48 AM GMT on June 19, 2013
Very cool shot! You maximized the moment, and created this great geometric image as a result. Well done.
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1. Phatkhat
6:43 AM GMT on June 19, 2013
Nice series! Especially this one. I love the composition and colors.
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About Beginnersluck

My name is Pam I live in northern CA. I love taking walks in the great outdoors and watching the local wildlife. I like playing around with the camera and taking pictures. I also enjoy genealogy, browsing thrift stores and antique shops and just plain like "old" things.

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