The color spectrum of the Sun filtered in Earth's atmosphere   41675
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Location: Terneuzen, Waterfront (66 m)      by: Mentor Depret
Area: Netherlands      Date: 2018 10 20 6:42 PM st
Here is a tele-crop in quasi natural colors, a minute later than previous pano.

But I will delete previous pano within next days because Christoph Seger effectively disqualified it only for pleasure I guess.

Canon Eos M6 with EF-M 18-150 mm, 6 p RAW, 150 mm (240 mm KB), iso 160, f 9, 1/60 s, PTguiPro, 15677x3366 212.7 MB TIFF, cropped to 11274x1204, downgraded>500 TIFF>sharpening>3802x500 1.0 MB JPEG


It reminds me that the "green flash" or "green ray" inspired Jules Verne for his novel Le Rayon Vert (1882) and Eric Rohmer for his film of the same title (1986). According to popular sentiment, the one who succeeds in grasping this ephemeral "soul ray" would be able to clearly recognize his own and others' feelings.

I've never seen this thing with my own eyes. So I thank you for showing us such a rare phenomenon.

Ciao, Alvise
2018/11/09 10:00 , Alvise Bonaldo
@Alvise, my pleasure.
@Christoph, thx for the first comment but the second hmmmm... Anyway, days ago you explained that it is an unwritten rule not to use it like this and yet you do. Personally I think the original voting rules are 'much' better than the over-simplistic all or nothing but of course it also can easily be used to abuse. I really think the rating system as of used today should be omitted because it makes no sense. Commenting a pano is the way to do!
2018/11/09 12:46 , Mentor Depret
@Christoph, I absolutely disagree. It makes a big difference saying: "great pano but I don't like the building" as a stand alone than combining it with:" but no 4*", which 'colleagues' should only do when the pano has defects. That is why this 4* rating-only should be abolished.
2018/11/09 14:54 , Mentor Depret
That is all hypothetical. I just cannot accept the fact that someone calls the pano great and rates it equally -i.e. nothing - like a pano with defects. That just makes no sense!
If the original system is applied, many panos shouldn't reach the full 4* and one would get a more reliable distribution 'if' a series of rules are respected by everyone. However, this website is controlled by a relatively small group who rates each others panos, i.e. friendly votes. So in principle this is more or less biased. If an outsider enters the website, he/she risks to get no rating because nobody knows the person. So as a conclusion, I am sure this website would be far better without a rating system and only the possibility to comment.
2018/11/09 19:42 , Mentor Depret

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