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 Rays and Shadows, Hong Kong

 Rain Sheet Screens, Colorado, USA

 Antisolar Rays & belt of Venus, Hawaii, USA

 Impressionist Reflections

 Strange Antisolar Shadows

 A Solidity of Rays, Australia

 Belt of Venus, Antarctica

 Earth Shadow & Belt of Venus, Paranal Observatory, Chile

 Upwards Shining Sun?

 Road Blink & Mirage, Idaho, USA

 Mount Kinabalu Double Shadow, Borneo, Malaysia

 Eclipse Shadow Bands on Clouds, Indonesia

 Town Map in the Sky, Finland

 Earth Shadow & Belt of Venus, Sweden

 Cloud Shadows & Colours, USA

 Tilting at Clouds, La Mancha, Spain

 Vertical & Sideways Light Columns, Sweden

 Venus Shadows & Rays, Hungary

 Dutch Stll Life Reflections

 Mountain Shadow & Sky Polarization, Morocco

 Water Aureole, Chile

 Antisolar Rays, Cornwall, England

 Light Rings & Diffraction, Wales

 River Ray Puzzle, Czech Republic

 Clover Opposition Effect

 Brocken Spectre & Glory, Slovakia

 Fireweed Light Rings & Diffraction, Scotland

 Opposition Effect Streak, Latvia

 Mountain Shadow & Iridescence, Wales

 Fogbow, Brocken Spectre & Glory, Russia

 Brocken Spectre & Glory, Brecon Beacons, Wales

 Worlds in Warped Water, Brazil

 Storm Clouds, Rainbows & Rays, Ohio, USA

 Strange Shadows, Finland

 Reflected Rays, Kola Peninsula, Russia

 Of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Finland

 Alpine Mountain Shadows

 Venetian Antisolar Rays

 Brocken Spectre & Glory over Veszprém, Hungary

 Contrail Shadow, Virginia

 Water Aureole, Scotland

 Sky Polarization, Golden Horn, Turkey

 Bubbles

 Mount Hood Shadow Spike

 Kelvin-Helmholtz Clouds & Rays

 Moiré Patterns

 Contrail Shadow & Halo

 Caustics vs Lenses

 Antisolar Rays - Finland, Norway, Russia

 Rainbow Spokes & Antisolar Rays

 Earth Shadow & Canary Island Telescopes

 Antisolar Rays & Moon, Reunion Island, Indian Ocean

 Pileus, Colours, Shadows

 High Sun Antisolar Rays

 Mont Blanc shadow and spike

 River in the Sky

 Bernoulli & Kelvin Wakes

 Mystery Streaks, The Netherlands

 "Anticrepuscular Lasers"

 Bubbles

 The Great Pumpkin

 Rainbows, Ghosts, Metals & Mirrors

 Antisolar Rays, Bolivia

 Of Rays, Bricks & Crystals

 Cloud Shadows

 Small Moon, Giant Shadows

 Shadow Hiding, Opposition Effect

 Moon rays & lighning

 Glory & Brocken Spectre, Ireland

 Flickering Sirius

 Water Aureole, Wales

 High Sun Antisolar Rays, Shetland

 Moiré Patterns & Fringes

 Contrail Shadow & Iridescence

 Antisolar Rays

 Perspectives on Mountain Shadows

 A Year of Sunsets

 Stockholm Spring Sunsets

 Earth's Shadow, ESO Paranal Observatory

 Moon Illusion, Ireland

 Deceptive Ray - Melbourne, Australia

 Fish World

 Window Reflections

 The Refracted Otter

 Eclipse Optics, Shadow Bands

 Full Moon & Shadow Hiding

 What is it?

 Siberian Optics

 Stratospheric Anticrepuscular Rays

 Cloud Rays & Shadows

 Rays

 Blue & White Sky

 Ice & Water

 Crescent Suns

 Half Sky Shadow

 Bubbles

 Atmospheric Refraction - Venus

 Strange Shadows

 Leafy Pinhole Cameras

 Sea Caustics

 Viking Sunstone?

 Siding Spring Optics

 Rings of Two Kinds

 Spider Web Light Rings

 Butterflies & Waves

 Winter Rays

 Kite Opposition Effect

 3D Contrail Shadow

 Crossed Contrails

 Glory & Brocken Spectre - Turkey

 Twilight Arch & Earth's Shadow

 Sundog Reflections - Skypools

 Road Sign Optics

 Lebanon Spotlights

 La Cassiopea & Caustics

 Cloud Mountain

 Cape Town Antisolar Rays

 Moonlight Rays, Stars, Lightning

 Kitchen Optics & Light Rings

 Multiple Contrail Shadows

  Bent Glitter Paths

  Earth's Shadow - Turkey

  Strider Caustics

  Year's first sunrise - Svalbard

  Vocanic Sunsets from Africa

  Antisolar Rays

  Flight Optics

  Mountain Rays

  Mountain Shadow, Germany

  Glows opposite the sun

 Nepal Lunar Rays

  Nepal Rays

  Tuscany Light

   Asymmetric Opposition Glow

   Opposition Streak

   Mountain Shadow Spikes

   Blue Ridge Mountains Haze

   Belt of Venus, Turkey

   Skypools on Walker Pond

   Dramatic Rays

   Gobi Desert Glow

   Earth Shadow

   Sky Wide Rays

   Trout & Optical Catastrophes

   Lighthouse Glasses

   Cape Cod Crepusculars

   Fuji Shadow

   Earth Shadow, California

   Sky and Earth Shadows, Indian Ocean

   Inverted Mountan Shadow

   Near & Far, Australia

   Anticrepuscular Rays, New Jersey

   Omaha, Nebraska All Sky Rays

   Santa Maria Shadow

   Rays & Colours

   Trees & Shadow Hiding

   Dawn Anticrepusculars, Australia

   3 in 1

   Downward Rays, Hungary

   Crepuscular Rays, Greece

   Crepuscular Rays

   Water Shadows

   Disko Rays

   Crosswalk Opposition Effect

   Antisolar Rays, Norway

   Petal Caustics

   Twilight rays, Hungary

   Sirius

    Crepuscular Rays, Dominican Republic

    Two for One

    Ribbed Halo

    Shrinking head

    Rays of Ra, Egypt

    Red Skies

    California Smoke Rays

    Montana Contrail Shadow

    Earh Shadow & Twilight Arch, Stockholm

    Sarychev Skies

    Contrail Shadows

    Chromatic Flashes

    Clouds, Linings & Volcano

    Reflection Caustics

    Glitter Paths

   Cloud Shadows

    All in a Flight

    Contrails, Shadows, Engines

    Road Blink

    Etna Shadow

    Sky Wide Rays

    East & West

    Lunar Crepuscular Rays

    Fog Shadows, Hungary

    Corrugated shadows

    Finland Crepuscular Rays

    Kasotochi

    Everest Alpenglow

    Earth Shadow, Romania

    Mediterranean Rays

    Rays - 2 views

    Yukon Opposition Glow

    Alpenglow

    Sunward Earth's Shadow

                    Volcanic Skies

    Sky Beam

    Rainbow Spokes

    Atlantic City Mist Shadows

    3D Contrail Shadow

    Alaska

    Extras

    Cloud shadows and rays

     Martian Opposition Glow

    Shadow Hiding - Opposition Glow

    How

    Potomac in the sky ... June '08

    Anticrepuscular

    Rays ~ Laramie, Wyoming

    Shadow Colours

    Earth's Shadow

    Contrail Shadows

    Cloud Shadows

    Mountain Shadow