Rainbow over the Hotel Del Coronado. The arch of the rainbow comes down right in the center of the hotel. There is a blue sky and the photo was taken in the later afternoon with warm yellow light bathing the hotel.

Somewhere | Hotel del Coronado

A rainbow over the Hotel del Coronado.

The Story Behind the Photo

It's been a dream of mine to photograph a rainbow in San Diego but I kept missing them for a long time. They have been hard to capture as we simply don't have many rain days and you need to be in the right position just as the sun breaks through the clouds. They are fleeting and if you wait until you see it, the rainbow will be long gone by the time you can get to your subject.

I didn't realize this at the time but after I shared this picture a former city manager of Coronado told me that L. Frank Baum spent a considerable amount of time at the Del and it was in part the inspiration for the Emerald City.

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