Golden Gate Flash

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California / Landscape / Photo Log / Photography / Sunset


November 16, 2019 — East Bay Hills, San Francisco Bay Area

Noted West Coast bridge poking out of the fog. Sunset mid-span. Green flash.

(Nikon D500, Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD. RAW processing in DxO PhotoLab 3.0; Editing in Adobe Photoshop.)

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  1. In the article that you linked to I noticed this: “the blue is preferentially scattered out of the line of sight, and the remaining light ends up appearing green.” That strikes me as a makeshift explanation, which is to say a non-explanation. Who or what is doing the preferring?

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