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Welcome to :: Atmospheric Optics :: . . please submit your finest most beautiful images and limit your submissions to no more than 1 per day

Aurora - predominantly seen in the high latitude Arctic and Antarctic regions .
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurora
http://www.atoptics.co.uk/highsky/auror1.htm



Ice Halo - http://www.atoptics.co.uk/halosim.htm
Crepuscular Rays - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crepuscular_rays
Anti-solar (Anti-crepuscular) rays http://www.atoptics.co.uk/atoptics/anti1.htm
Nacreous Clouds http://www.atoptics.co.uk/highsky/nacr1.htm
Rainbows - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow
(rainbows may take many forms such as Multiple bows, bows that cross, red bows, twinned bows, coloured fringes, dark bands, spokes and more such as . .

Supernumeraries (also called Supers) http://www.atoptics.co.uk/rainbows/supers.htm
Rainbow Wheel http://www.atoptics.co.uk/rainbows/wheel.htm
Reflection Bows http://www.atoptics.co.uk/rainbows/reflect.htm
http://www.atoptics.co.uk/bows.htm

Sun Dogs - mock suns or parhelia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_dogs
Halos
Moonbows
Glories and other visual spectacles . .
Sun Pillars
Rays and Shadows
Mirage
Fogbow
Iridescence


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:: Fine Art Photography Only :: . .

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Featured Images

Per Ivar Hanssen - holy Aurora

holy Aurora

Per Ivar Hanssen

Ed Boudreau - Woodstock

Woodstock

Ed Boudreau

Ed Boudreau - Copper Ribbon

Copper Ribbon

Ed Boudreau

Ed Boudreau - Purple Dragon

Purple Dragon

Ed Boudreau

Ronny Aarbekk - I see you

I see you

Ronny Aarbekk

Sean Kurdziolek - Reflections

Reflections

Sean Kurdziolek

Mitch Shindelbower - Angels At Play

Angels At Play

Mitch Shindelbower

Per Ivar Hanssen - Klo

Klo

Per Ivar Hanssen

Sharon Mau - A Secret Sky

A Secret Sky

Sharon Mau

David Broome - Frosty Aurora

Frosty Aurora

David Broome

Larry Ricker - Night Time Dance

Night Time Dance

Larry Ricker

Mitch Shindelbower - Emerald Bay Rainbow

Emerald Bay Rainbow

Mitch Shindelbower

Sean Kurdziolek - Aurora and Moon Rise

Aurora and Moon Rise

Sean Kurdziolek

Hawaii  Fine Art Photography - Tropical Nights

Tropical Nights

Hawaii Fine Art Photography

Sayali Mahajan - Mesmerizing

Mesmerizing

Sayali Mahajan

Ed Boudreau - Spirits Flight

Spirits Flight

Ed Boudreau

David Broome - Aurora Reflections

Aurora Reflections

David Broome

Ed Boudreau - Aurora Rush

Aurora Rush

Ed Boudreau

Dave Bowman - Light in the Sky

Light in the Sky

Dave Bowman

Debi Dmytryshyn - Just Passing Through

Just Passing Through

Debi Dmytryshyn

Priska Wettstein - Northern Magic

Northern Magic

Priska Wettstein

Adam Pender - Minnesota Magic

Minnesota Magic

Adam Pender

Sandra Bronstein - End of the Rainbow

End of the Rainbow

Sandra Bronstein

Leland D Howard - Double Rainbow

Double Rainbow

Leland D Howard

Priska Wettstein - Light Dancers

Light Dancers

Priska Wettstein

Frank Olsen - Panorama Auroras

Panorama Auroras

Frank Olsen

Frank Olsen - Green Horizon

Green Horizon

Frank Olsen

Dora Miller - Through the Woods

Through the Woods

Dora Miller

Maik Tondeur - Aurora 2

Aurora 2

Maik Tondeur

Mike  Dawson - MAking Miracles

MAking Miracles

Mike Dawson

Per Ivar Hanssen - Boathouse

Boathouse

Per Ivar Hanssen

David Broome - Dancing Aurora

Dancing Aurora

David Broome

Colt Forney - Summer Shadows

Summer Shadows

Colt Forney

David Broome - Winter Light

Winter Light

David Broome

James BO  Insogna - Utah Rainbow

Utah Rainbow

James BO Insogna

Frank Olsen - Under the moon

Under the moon

Frank Olsen

Per Ivar Hanssen - Aurora UFO

Aurora UFO

Per Ivar Hanssen

David Broome - Soft Auroral Glow

Soft Auroral Glow

David Broome

Priska Wettstein - Magic winter night

Magic winter night

Priska Wettstein

Adam Pender - Stony River Stars

Stony River Stars

Adam Pender

Per Ivar Hanssen - Aurora Borealis

Aurora Borealis

Per Ivar Hanssen

Ed Boudreau - Pelican

Pelican

Ed Boudreau

Leland D Howard - Swan Valley Winter

Swan Valley Winter

Leland D Howard

David Broome - Godafoss Aurora

Godafoss Aurora

David Broome

Per Ivar Hanssen - Aurora Borealis

Aurora Borealis

Per Ivar Hanssen

Per Ivar Hanssen - vulcano Aurora

vulcano Aurora

Per Ivar Hanssen

Sean Kurdziolek - Diffused Reflection

Diffused Reflection

Sean Kurdziolek

Beve Brown-Clark Photography - Summer Nights

Summer Nights

Beve Brown-Clark Photography

Frank Olsen - River meet the sea

River meet the sea

Frank Olsen

Beve Brown-Clark Photography - Grain Elevator

Grain Elevator

Beve Brown-Clark Photography

Sean Kurdziolek - Aurora and Storm Cloud

Aurora and Storm Cloud

Sean Kurdziolek

David Broome - Northern Night

Northern Night

David Broome

Ed Boudreau - Nights Bliss

Nights Bliss

Ed Boudreau

Priska Wettstein - Midnight Dome

Midnight Dome

Priska Wettstein

Priska Wettstein - Celestial

Celestial

Priska Wettstein

Ed Boudreau - Sonic

Sonic

Ed Boudreau

Priska Wettstein - Night Skies

Night Skies

Priska Wettstein

Priska Wettstein - Full Moon Lights

Full Moon Lights

Priska Wettstein

Ted Raynor - Ursa Major

Ursa Major

Ted Raynor

David Broome - Wyoming Rainbow

Wyoming Rainbow

David Broome

David Broome - Northern Night

Northern Night

David Broome

Dale Niesen - Aurora Rainbow

Aurora Rainbow

Dale Niesen

Ed Boudreau - Arrival

Arrival

Ed Boudreau

Frank Olsen - Green smoke

Green smoke

Frank Olsen

Frank Olsen - Aurora Panorama

Aurora Panorama

Frank Olsen

Leland D Howard - Lightning Storm

Lightning Storm

Leland D Howard

Frank Olsen - Moon with Auroras

Moon with Auroras

Frank Olsen

Priska Wettstein - Magnificence

Magnificence

Priska Wettstein

Frank Olsen - On the beach

On the beach

Frank Olsen

Frank Olsen - Green sky

Green sky

Frank Olsen

James BO  Insogna - Rainbow Over Rollinsville

Rainbow Over Rollinsville

James BO Insogna

Priska Wettstein - Night Lights

Night Lights

Priska Wettstein

Maik Tondeur - Aurora Goose

Aurora Goose

Maik Tondeur

Dora Miller - Rings of Light

Rings of Light

Dora Miller

Leland D Howard - Lightning Drama

Lightning Drama

Leland D Howard

Beve Brown-Clark Photography - In a Blink of an Eye

In a Blink of an Eye

Beve Brown-Clark Photography

Sandra Bronstein - Stormy Teton Morning

Stormy Teton Morning

Sandra Bronstein

Maik Tondeur - Aurora Above 2

Aurora Above 2

Maik Tondeur

Dora Miller - Aurora Explosion

Aurora Explosion

Dora Miller

Frank Olsen - V

V

Frank Olsen

Dora Miller - Green Dream

Green Dream

Dora Miller

Priska Wettstein - Lucid Dream

Lucid Dream

Priska Wettstein

Dora Miller - Aurora Touch

Aurora Touch

Dora Miller

Priska Wettstein - Glowing Skies

Glowing Skies

Priska Wettstein

Priska Wettstein - The Spirits Are Dancing

The Spirits Are Dancing

Priska Wettstein

Priska Wettstein - Flowing Colours

Flowing Colours

Priska Wettstein

Dora Miller - Curls of Light

Curls of Light

Dora Miller

Dora Miller - Denali Aurora 2

Denali Aurora 2

Dora Miller

Maik Tondeur - Anhcor to the World

Anhcor to the World

Maik Tondeur

Frank Olsen - Above the trees

Above the trees

Frank Olsen

Dora Miller - Windy Aurora

Windy Aurora

Dora Miller

Dora Miller - Dance of Beams

Dance of Beams

Dora Miller

Sharon Mau - The Secret Sky

The Secret Sky

Sharon Mau

Heiko Koehrer-Wagner - Rainbow over Boquete

Rainbow over Boquete

Heiko Koehrer-Wagner

Dora Miller - Twice Sun

Twice Sun

Dora Miller

Steve  Milner - Country Auroras

Country Auroras

Steve Milner

Sandra Bronstein - Rainbow Over  Bryce Canyon

Rainbow Over Bryce Canyon

Sandra Bronstein

Frank Olsen - Frozen world

Frozen world

Frank Olsen

Max Waugh - Desert Tree

Desert Tree

Max Waugh

Frank Olsen - Aurora raising

Aurora raising

Frank Olsen

Carolyn Wright - God

God's Masterpiece

Carolyn Wright

Derek Smyth - Heaven

Heaven's Light

Derek Smyth

Steve  Milner - Night Lights

Night Lights

Steve Milner

Mareko Marciniak - Covenant

Covenant

Mareko Marciniak

Max Waugh - Double Rainbow

Double Rainbow

Max Waugh

Neal  Eslinger - Sun Dawg

Sun Dawg

Neal Eslinger

Sandra Bronstein - Jackson Hole Rainbow

Jackson Hole Rainbow

Sandra Bronstein

Leland D Howard - Lightning Storm

Lightning Storm

Leland D Howard

Larry Ricker - Tofte Lake Aurora

Tofte Lake Aurora

Larry Ricker

John Aldabe - Green Swirls

Green Swirls

John Aldabe

Sandra Bronstein - Fire In The Sky

Fire In The Sky

Sandra Bronstein

Steve  Milner - Aurora Star Sky

Aurora Star Sky

Steve Milner

Kevin Smith - Gods Eye

Gods Eye

Kevin Smith

Leland D Howard - Bryce Canyon Sunrise

Bryce Canyon Sunrise

Leland D Howard

Steve  Milner - Northern Nights

Northern Nights

Steve Milner

Kevin Smith - Pipeline Rainbow

Pipeline Rainbow

Kevin Smith

Leland D Howard - Mountain Grandeur

Mountain Grandeur

Leland D Howard

Leland D Howard - Rainbow Light and Form

Rainbow Light and Form

Leland D Howard