Rainbow miracles

Sometimes, the miracle of a cold winter sky

Isn’t the return of the sun itself —

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But the way it shines

On frosted branches

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To transform the world

Into millions of glittering rainbow suns.

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For more miraculous sights, please visit: Skywatch.

90 responses

  1. So beautiful! Thank you for sharing the beauty around you that we sometimes take for granted.

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    February 25, 2016 at 15:02

  2. thecrazysheeplady

    Ahhhhh 🙂

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    February 25, 2016 at 15:03

  3. The jewels of winter – wonderful Fiona!

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    February 25, 2016 at 15:41

  4. Such beautiful photos. It looks like tiny lights on the trees. Awesome.

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    February 25, 2016 at 15:56

    • Yes – they look like Nature’s fairy lights!

      Lady Fi wrote: > >

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      February 25, 2016 at 17:32

  5. Always love your photography works, the first image is stunning!

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    February 25, 2016 at 16:05

  6. Oh beautiful, that one is millions of rainbow suns is my favourite.

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    February 25, 2016 at 16:13

  7. Magical!

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    February 25, 2016 at 16:29

  8. Ron

    “To transform the world

    Into millions of glittering rainbow suns.”

    *applause*

    Once again Fiona, you have such a special way of photographing moments and then choosing the most beautiful way of putting them into words!

    GORGEOUS images, my friend!

    X

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    February 25, 2016 at 16:36

  9. The magic of light is a miracle all by itself. Thank you for helping us view it from a different slant.

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    February 25, 2016 at 17:48

  10. Awesome light and quite spellbind!!

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    February 25, 2016 at 17:50

  11. OMGosh! How did you manage to capture that rainbow sparkle!! Awesome! 🙂

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    February 25, 2016 at 18:23

  12. wow so beautiful 🙂

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    February 25, 2016 at 18:39

  13. The trees and bushes look like they have little lights all over!

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    February 25, 2016 at 19:08

  14. It looks like fairy lights. So beautiful!

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    February 25, 2016 at 19:25

  15. AS always… BEAUTIFUL!!! thanks so much for sharing those pictures! they make my day!

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    February 25, 2016 at 20:11

  16. The jewels of the forest…!

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    February 25, 2016 at 20:46

  17. That is incredible… Wonderful catch of this ethereal phenomenon! As if nature decorated the forest with Christmas lights.

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    February 25, 2016 at 21:34

  18. What an intriguing and beautiful site!…:)JP

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    February 25, 2016 at 21:58

  19. Again, you have the perfect combination of vision and skill to make such great images.

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    February 25, 2016 at 22:05

  20. Så vakkert! Nydelig lys og det blinker som diamanter i trærne!

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    February 25, 2016 at 22:16

  21. I like the first picture most – it’s really miracle!
    Thanks for stopping by … Frauke from Germany

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    February 25, 2016 at 22:16

  22. Stunning images… 🙂

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    February 25, 2016 at 22:50

  23. jewels!!

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    February 25, 2016 at 23:29

  24. The very best kind of magic. Thank you.

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    February 25, 2016 at 23:47

  25. I looked out at the sun glittering on the snow this morning and though of millions of jewels. Your photo of the tiny rainbow suns is just right.

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    February 25, 2016 at 23:56


  26. Beautiful forest. Forest are magic places.

    hugs

    · LMA · & · CR ·

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    February 25, 2016 at 23:58

  27. #3 is magical

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    February 26, 2016 at 01:20

  28. Al

    Sun in a winter forest makes for beautiful photos!

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    February 26, 2016 at 01:50

  29. Just lovely!

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    February 26, 2016 at 02:26

  30. A sunny miracle! Wow!

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    February 26, 2016 at 02:27

  31. the sun shining on the ice can do wondrous thing.s

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    February 26, 2016 at 03:08

  32. magically divine!

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    February 26, 2016 at 04:16

  33. Spectacular.

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    February 26, 2016 at 04:45

  34. Gorgeous and oh, so magical!

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    February 26, 2016 at 04:50

  35. johedges13

    Hi Fiona, these are beautiful images. Thanks for hosting Skywatch and sharing the beauty with us.

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    February 26, 2016 at 05:44

  36. sylviakirk

    Glorious, other world captures, Lady Fi!! Thank you so much for sharing the beauty!! Have a wonderful weekend!!

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    February 26, 2016 at 06:00

  37. Truly mystical and magical . But your doggie must be indoors poor chap.

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    February 26, 2016 at 06:03

    • Both dogs were outside with me, enjoying the snow and sun!

      Lady Fi wrote: > >

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      February 26, 2016 at 06:29

  38. looks like thousands of diamonds – happy weekend 🙂

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    February 26, 2016 at 06:37

  39. Very frosty and beautiful photos! The ice crystals are wonderful prisms.

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    February 26, 2016 at 07:20

  40. lovely glitters

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    February 26, 2016 at 07:34

  41. seems like diamonds!

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    February 26, 2016 at 08:09

  42. la prima immagine, così gioiosa, è veramente spettacolare

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    February 26, 2016 at 08:11

  43. fantastic images!

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    February 26, 2016 at 11:35

  44. Miracles are all around us if we just open our hearts so that our eyes can see them. Your miracles are beautiful!

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    February 26, 2016 at 12:07

  45. Hello, magical images! Beautiful lighting and lovely frosty images. Well done! Happy skywatching, enjoy your weekend!

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    February 26, 2016 at 13:08

  46. rmacwheeler

    lovely shots (when did I get so old I started using the word lovely?) Oh my.

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    February 26, 2016 at 13:56

  47. Dry and nice 🙂

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    February 26, 2016 at 15:33

  48. Dearest friend!
    As usual, great pictures.
    Have a nice weekend:)

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    February 26, 2016 at 15:38

  49. The sun peeking through the trees has a jewel-like impact in the forest.

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    February 26, 2016 at 15:56

  50. oh belle lumière dans cette première

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    February 26, 2016 at 16:01

  51. Your words and images are so powerful. Have you thought of making this blog a book?

    Worth a Thousand Words

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    February 26, 2016 at 17:23

    • Yes, I’ve thought of publishing my photos and words as a book many times. Perhaps it’s time to do so! 🙂

      Lady Fi wrote: > >

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      February 26, 2016 at 18:58

  52. joo

    Fabulous!

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    February 26, 2016 at 18:23

  53. Very creative and elegant photography ~

    Happy Weekend to you ^_^

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    February 26, 2016 at 20:00

  54. this is such a tricky thing to capture. Love the last shot. A really nice bokeh here 🙂

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    February 26, 2016 at 22:53

  55. Idyllic. Thanks! 🙂

    Greetings from London.

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    February 26, 2016 at 23:15

  56. That first photo is lovely but I love the bokeh in the last one!

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    February 27, 2016 at 00:43

  57. SO pretty! That last picture looks like it is filled with colored lights!

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    February 27, 2016 at 01:21

  58. small kucinng

    Beautiful. Coming from Eileen’s blog . After reading news about Tina, and saw the beauty here…God sure works in a mysterious way

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    February 27, 2016 at 08:14

  59. Thousands of little rainbows…that makes a day extra special.

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    February 27, 2016 at 14:13

  60. And thank you for noticing them and sharing them 😀

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    February 27, 2016 at 14:53

  61. daryledelstein

    glittery gorgeousness

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    February 27, 2016 at 18:24

  62. Diamonds in the wood!
    Beautiful!

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    February 27, 2016 at 18:30

  63. So Pretty.

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    February 27, 2016 at 21:16

  64. These are just beautiful, Fi.
    Happy weekend to you.

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    February 27, 2016 at 23:16

  65. Wonderful how you capture all the little points of light and the multitude of colors!

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    February 28, 2016 at 03:56

  66. Beautiful golden light and photos, wonderful mood and reflections

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    February 28, 2016 at 08:42

  67. Magical images! 🙂 Those colours and light are amazing.

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    February 28, 2016 at 10:23

  68. Wondrous! I love that second shot – fairies live here for sure!

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    February 28, 2016 at 21:18

  69. Beautiful! I love it when the sunlight glints off icy branches!

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    February 28, 2016 at 22:14

  70. Oh WOW, this is gorgeous! I love how the sunlight refraction is captured in the icy branches!! That would blow my mind away to see this in person. Thanks for sharing these glorious wintry scenes and for the visit, my friend. Have a fototastic week!

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    February 29, 2016 at 00:06

  71. Magical, I love the backlighting in your images.

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    February 29, 2016 at 05:55

  72. Amen. Can I put that word there?

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    February 29, 2016 at 10:31

  73. looks like some fairies had quite their way with some magic fairy dust

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    February 29, 2016 at 14:20

  74. It took me awhile to appreciate the beauty of it!!!

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    February 29, 2016 at 17:17

  75. What fabulous photos and well done for capturing them.

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    February 29, 2016 at 19:21

  76. This is beautiful! I love seeing glistening rainbows.

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    February 29, 2016 at 20:54

  77. stunningly beautiful as always. It makes me feel like I’m out of this world 🙂

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    February 29, 2016 at 21:49

  78. wonderful bokeh effects.

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    March 1, 2016 at 09:07

  79. Janice / Dancing with Sunflowers

    Oh how beautiful is that lost shot. Magical!

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    March 1, 2016 at 12:37

  80. Janice / Dancing with Sunflowers

    Last, not lost! 🙂

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    March 1, 2016 at 12:38

  81. These letters are truly amazing!
    I like very much here!
    Wonderful to see all that glitters.

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    March 1, 2016 at 21:33

  82. Here comes the sun! Here comes the sun! Da da da da dada…

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    March 2, 2016 at 06:25

  83. How wonderful! I love the glittery look you’ve achieved.

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    March 2, 2016 at 09:32

  84. how did you get the different colour lights?

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    March 2, 2016 at 10:58

    • It is the effect of the sun shining on frozen drops of water that just start to melt, thus creating a rainbow effect.

      Lady Fi wrote: > >

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      March 2, 2016 at 16:47

  85. Argh yes… thank you for giving us the opportunity to stop, breath, enjoy the wonder of nature with you again.
    Wren x

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    March 4, 2016 at 05:35

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