'Sun Pillar at 16:38:50' (I could not believe my eyes! Not a reflection) - when the air is cold and the sun is rising or setting, falling ice crystals can reflect sunlight and create an unusual column of light ~●≈Renáta's∞Realm≈●~

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Comments (86)

*Irina* on February 7, 2012

Hello dear Renata!

A very beautiful picture of a lovely sunset, I like it.

With warm wishes, Irina

Pom' Angers on February 7, 2012

very nice dear Renata. YsL. cordial salut, pom'

Manek Taolin on February 7, 2012

Beautiful sunset!


Portokali on February 7, 2012

Amazing scenery! Many thanks for sharing dear Renata! I've never seen anything like this before...Like26&Fav13. Best Regards, Anna

Ricardo Filho on February 7, 2012

Very beautiful

LIKE 27 + FAV 14

Best wishes,


Sunriser © on February 8, 2012

Wow, fantastic capture!


Best wishes from Brazil!

sogesehen on February 8, 2012

schöne farben F&L Manfred

Madame X on February 8, 2012

Querida Renata,

Es otra fotografía de una gran belleza. Con tus palabras, la levantas, y la conviertes en tus ojos.

Like y Favorita.

Un abrazo,


Adem Dogan on February 8, 2012

Hello my dear Friend Renata I like this Splendid Landscape Photography with this Unique Colors!

LIKE 31 + Favorite 17

Friendly Greetings. Adem Dogan

Ana María Ossorio Ló… on February 8, 2012

A ray comes stright down into the water. Magic momento--Like and YS--AnaM

Luis O. Boettner on February 9, 2012

Beautiful backlight, dear Renata.

Like 33!

Greetings from Paraguay, Boettner

Dr.Azzouqa on February 9, 2012

Excellent composition.


Best wishes from Jordan.


David Edwards on February 9, 2012

Favorite, Favorite, Renata. Reminds me of a Space Shuttle launch!!! My best, David.

Heinz Peierl on February 9, 2012

Gefällt mir.


Viele Grüße von der Mosel


ANTON CRUZ 1 on February 9, 2012

Wonderful golden glow. Nice picture. Best wishes, Anton.

elva712 on February 9, 2012

Really amazing time ....how Nature plays with Sun....very interesting view, dear Renata....excellent photo...F+L!!!

Well done...My warm regards,Elva

khoi tranduc on February 9, 2012

Very nice photo! Like!

José Luis C on February 9, 2012

Nice to visit your gallery, Renata wide and diverse that I keep in favorites to elaborate when you can. regards.

Raúl Acösta Madrid on February 9, 2012


Maravillosos colores, excelente tiro.

Un gran saludo desde Chile.

Georgi Todorov on February 9, 2012

Beautiful light and shadow!LIKE+YS

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Renáta Kuss
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Photo details

  • Uploaded on January 10, 2011
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Renáta Kuss
    • Taken on 2011/01/09 16:38:50
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1000)
    • Focal Length: 22.60mm
    • F/Stop: f/7.200
    • ISO Speed: ISO50
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash