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Over Kobe

Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 28 January 2009 in Cityscape & Urban.

View on a rainy day across Kobe city, Hyogo prefecture, from Kobe University on Mt. Rokko.

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Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

You captured a superb light here! It engulfs the it not coming from a UFO?!

28 Jan 2009 5:17am

@Japanalia: I think it's just the sun Gabriela! Cheers!

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

This view reminds me of the silly weather woman who says everyday 'Sunshine and showers'.

28 Jan 2009 5:58am

@Observing: See! It's real weather!

Laura from Birmingham, United Kingdom

wonderful view, what time of day was this taken? Looks wonderful

28 Jan 2009 10:08am

@Laura: Thanks Laura, this was taken on a rainy afternoon, at a moment when there was a break in the clouds.

Ronnie 2¢ from London, United Kingdom

You have caught a rather special effect there with the ray pattern over the city. Gives it a kinda celestial look.

28 Jan 2009 12:45pm

@Ronnie 2¢: Cheers Ronnie!

Cheryl from Texas, United States

wow Daryl! you've captured this at just the right time!!! I love the light rays

28 Jan 2009 1:08pm

@Cheryl: Thanks Cheryl!

EYES WIDE SHUT from United Kingdom

Superbly captured. What a wonderful effect

28 Jan 2009 1:20pm


Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

That's a lovely view. I visited Kobe and found it a nice place.

28 Jan 2009 4:44pm

@Steve Rice: Thanks Steve!

Jean Jacques from France

Belle lumière sur la ville avec ces rayons de soleil qui traversent les nuages.

Bonne journée, Daryl.

28 Jan 2009 4:49pm

@Jean Jacques: Merci Jean Jacques!

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Magnifique lumière sur Kobe!!!!

28 Jan 2009 6:35pm

@mo.langel: Merci Monique!

Olivier Jules from Lanciano, Italy

wow! great shot!!

28 Jan 2009 7:55pm

@Olivier Jules: Thanks Olivier!

Nomad Flavor from Moreno Valley, United States

I love the framing of this capture. I've been attempting to get a sun-spread like that for some time now. Beautiful view...

29 Jan 2009 2:15am

@Nomad Flavor: Thank you Nomad Flavor!

vu@granby Gilles Martineau from Granby, Québec, Canada

Kobe under the spotlight, great capture!

29 Jan 2009 2:51am

@vu@granby Gilles Martineau: Cheers Gilles!

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Oh Yes, let is's beautiful Daryl:)

29 Jan 2009 3:45pm

@Lorraine: Thanks Lorraine!

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Nice rays of light over Kobe.

30 Jan 2009 2:17am

@akarui: Thanks Olivier!

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

I like that one yellow building near the center.

2 Feb 2009 9:55pm

@Twelvebit: Cheers Twelvebit!

Evelyn from Berkeley, United States

A shot only possible after the rain. Excellent timing.

9 Feb 2009 3:30pm

@Evelyn: Cheers Evelyn!

Rachel from Charleville-Mézières, France

Magnifique lumière et beau cadrage.

15 Feb 2009 10:06pm

@Rachel: Merci Rachel!