May Showers

So you heard of the saying “April showers bring May Flowers”.  In New Bern on May 1st, May showers brought gorgeous and awesome rainbows.

I used my Nikon D7500 with the Nikon DX AF-S NIkkor 55-300mm | 4.5-5.6 G ED VR lens.  They were calling for evening showers, but I thought I would take a chances.  My original thought was to photograph the sunset from Cunningham Bridge in New Bern, but when I looked toward the east, I show gorgeous rainbow.  So, what does it mean when you see a double rainbow?

A double rainbow is considered a symbol of transformation and is a sign of good fortune in eastern cultures. The first arc represents the material world, and the second arc signifies the spiritual realm and with covid-19 I need all the spiritual realm I can get.

Taken on May 1 at 19:40
Shutter Speed: 1/50
Aperture: f/4.5
ISO: 062
Focal Length: 62

 

Before the sunset, the rainbow were as follow:

Sunset over the Trent River.

After the sunset, there were more red in the rainbow:

 

And at Dust:

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