The view in front of my window, on the Isle of Skye, was shrouded in mist a few days ago.

Fog over Broadford Bay – Alison Price, September 2020

As the sun emerged and selectively lit up the water, I took this shot.

Fog Bow, Broadford Bay – Alison Price, September 2020

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I understand that locals call this shaft of light a “moonshine” but after undertaking a bit of research I believe they are more commonly known as a fog bow.  They are also called white rainbows.  They are similar to rainbows and can form 360-degree circles or half-moon shapes.  I have not witnessed this phenomenon before but apparently, they are quite common on the Island.

Alison Price

Alison Price

My name is Alison Price and for the past ten years I have travelled the world photographing wildlife, including Alaska, Antarctica, Borneo, Botswana, the Canadian Arctic, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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