Organizing the natural world by color makes for some seriously satisfying photos

Excerpt: Encyclopedia of Rainbows
Feathers in the colors of the rainbow

Feathers pictured here include (from top left to bottom right): African Grey Parrot Tail Feathers, Moluccan Cockatoo Crest Feathers, Moluccan Cockatoo Body Feather, Amazon Parrot Wing Feathers, Moluccan Cockatoo Wing Feather, Perfect Lorikeet Wing Feather, Red-Shouldered Macaw Wing Feather, Amazon Parrot Wing Feathers, Blue Quaker Parrot Wing Feathers Green-Winged Macaw Wing Feather Stellar's Jay Wing Feather, Helmeted Guinea Fowl Body Feather, Red-Tailed Hawk Secondary Wing Feather, Blue Quaker Parrot Body Feathers, Indian Roller Wing Feather, Blue-and-Gold Macaw Wing Feathers, Mallard Wing Feather. Encyclopedia of Rainbows: Our World Organized by Color by Julie Seabrook Ream

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Encyclopedia of Rainbows: Our World Organized by Color by Julie Seabrook Ream features objects from butterflies to toy trains arranged by color. Encyclopedia of Rainbows: Our World Organized by Color by Julie Seabrook Ream.

The following are images from Encyclopedia of Rainbows: Our World Organized by Color by Julie Seabrook Ream, a book that shows the world arranged by color. Here are a selection of rainbows curated from the natural world.

Colorful rainbow geodes crystals
Beans as rainbow
Beans and legumes pictured here include (from center out): Pink Quartz Beans, Rajama Indian Pink Beans, Snow on the Mountain Lima Beans, Hidatsa Red Indian Beans, Jacob’s Cattle Trout Beans, Tarbais Beans, Adzuki Beans, Dixie Speckled Butterpea Lima Bean, Chinese Red Noodle Bean, Swedish Brown Bush Bean, Zuni Gold Bean, Yellow Split Peas, Fava Beans, Hutterite Soup Beans, Mayocoba Beans, Heritage d’Or Beans, Green Split Peas, Soy Beans, Mung Beans, Moonshadow Hyacinth Beans, Turtle Beans, Cherokee Trail of Tears Pole Beans, Scarlet Runner Beans, Christmas Lima Beans, Good Mother Stallard Pole Beans. Encyclopedia of Rainbows: Our World Organized by Color by Julie Seabrook Ream
Spiraling eggs in the colors of the rainbow
Lined up corn in the colors of the rainbow
Dried leaves in the colors of the rainbow.
Shells in the color of the rainbow
Succulents in the color of the rainbow

Excerpted from Encyclopedia of Rainbows: Our World Organized by Color by Julie Seabrook Ream, published by Chronicle Books 2017. Published with permission.

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