30 Majestic Rainbow Photographs to Inspire You with Hope

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Rainbow photography is a challenging subject for photographers, simply because of the relative rarity of rainbows and the requirement for proper lighting, which makes it difficult for photographers to capture rainbows when they come around.  Rainbows are often a sign of hope, and are mentioned in a variety of historical and religious texts, and have had a large impact on culture, mythology, art and literature.  Scientifically, however, rainbows occur when light is refracted when entering a raindrop, reflected off the back of the raindrop, and then refracted again when exiting the drop, resulting in white light being split into its spectrum of colors.

This post showcases 30 inspirational and majestic rainbow photographs that will leave you hopeful and inspired, and remind you that sometimes after the darkest rainstorms, beauty can be seen on the horizon.

Enjoy the photographs!

God’s Canvas by Drew Hopper

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Shower by James Puttick

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Do You Dream by Garry Schlatter

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Rainbow at Elgol by Freddie Ridge

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Double Treat by Gert van Duinen

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Cow with Rainbow by David Ovila

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Rainbow Wave by David Orias

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Spring Thunderstorm by Dave Wadsworth

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Rainbow Rain by Penguin Lamp

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Lighthouse Meets Rainbow by Carsten Meyerdierks

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The End of the Rainbow by Ian Lambert

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Look Up In the Sky by Brandon Godfrey

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Double Rainbow by Samuel Bitton

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Rainbow over the Vale by Algo

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Over the Rainbow by Hardi Budi

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Over the Rainbow by Anna Ridley

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Gulfoss Iceland by Xindaan

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Under the Rainbow by Toope

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Bring it On by Nicolas Valentin

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Rainbow over the Cloud by Rafa Guervos

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Rainbow Remake by Patrick Emerson

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Elemental Metamorphosis by Jason Theaker

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Weaving the Rainbow by Rob Hudson

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Rainbow Falls by Carol Cathleen

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Maid of the Mist by Philipp Klinger

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Sunset Rainbow by David Putnam

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Colored Day by Alonzo Diaz

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The Spirit by Eric Rolph

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Big Big Rainbow by Caleb Sconoscuito

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Rainbow Panorama by Brandon Godfrey

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