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"Rainbow Over Indian Head" By Gerald W. Shonkwiler
Taken with a Nikon D300 with a Tamron 18-270mm Lens and a B&W Circular Polarizing filter
f/16 at 1/200 with a -0.33 exposure compensation at ISO200 and center spot metering.
-"Indian Head" is an iconic geological formation visible from in and around the Anza Borrego Desert State Park in Borrego Springs, CA. On this day, a rare desert storm was moving across the valley. The intense sun penetrated the falling rain from the storm, creating a spectacular prismatic rainbow. As the sun to the south moved from east to west, it created the rainbow that moved from west to east. I could see that if the rainbow continued, it would be framing the Indian Head formation. My wait was worth it as the rainbow persevered in its intensity and color and the ageless "Indian" watched it pass by.