Picture of the Day

Rainbow Clipboard

March 30, 2021   ―-  Archive

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2021-03-30
License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Here's an example of the dispersion of sunlight onto a clipboard. A nearby window has a diffraction grating attached to it, which causes the beautiful rainbow pattern that you see in the picture.

Equipment used: Canon EOS Rebel T5i with a standard zoom lens (EF-S 18-55 mm).

Authors: Richard Hollos and Stefan Hollos