Rainbows - High and Low

Low rainbow in France

In this mid-afternoon shower in France the sun was around 40 degrees up, so the bow formed just above the horizon.

Low rainbow over the Irish sea

With the sun a little lower in the sky this bow formed as the shower moved out into the Irish Sea.

Welsh autumn rainbow

The low autumn sun gave a large bow in this Welsh shower.

Full English rainbow

The foreground is already in shadow and only the falling rain catches the setting sun in this English summer shower.

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