To photographers light is the most important thing above all else. It is the ultimate prize to come home with a photo with “good light”.
One type of light that is truly ethereal is the phenomenon of rays of light. It is only possible for light rays to be visible in an image when certain atmospheric conditions exist; there must be some kind of particle suspended in the air for the light to bounce off such as dust, fog, or smoke.
Here are 28 images of light rays that have a certain glow about them. Enjoy!