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Päikesesammas / Light pillar

Posted by
Vaido (Võrumaa, Estonia) on 20 January 2015 in Landscape & Rural.

Võrumaa @ February 2013

Canon EOS 5D Mark II 1/2500 second F/5.6 ISO 400 140 mm

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Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran

Wow! Excellent!

20 Jan 2015 7:34am

Photo Attraction from Porto, Portugal

What is this ?

20 Jan 2015 8:46am

@Photo Attraction: This is called a "light pillar", reflection of sunlight or moonlight by ice crystals in atmosphere (more in Wikipedia)

Jeff & Pat from Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom

Thanks V, first time i've seen or heard of a light pillar, love the shape on the tree .

20 Jan 2015 3:19pm

@Jeff & Pat: You are welcome... And there is some more pillars in my blog here :)

Tataze from Bourgogne, France

good picture with nice light

20 Jan 2015 5:50pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot
with beautiful composition & colors!
Amazing lighting!!!!!

20 Jan 2015 9:24pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Incredible! I know you've shown us these before but, they never fail to impress.

21 Jan 2015 1:26am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

wow! i have not seen anything like this before - wonderful capture and thanks for sharing!

21 Jan 2015 2:29am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

belle lumière

21 Jan 2015 9:43am

Mary Lynn from Waterloo, Canada

Beautiful Piller of Fire!

4 Feb 2015 3:30am