On January 9, I posted this photo of
the moon and its halo which has been
known to be an indicator of rain.
On Friday January 12, rain began to fall.
The garden heaved a sigh of relief.
Overnight we received
8.5 millimetres/30 points,
This morning the rain has continued
in showers through to mid afternoon.
Not much sun but we have had showers
similar to this one in early October.
Humid: marked by a relatively high level
of water vapour in the atmosphere.
in the air this day…
and this day also.
was wet in March 2017.
I would keep our ‘wet’ back yard in preference
to this front yard after October rain this year.
My contribution for this week’s challenge…
Recently we had a short, sharp downpour of ‘big’ rain.
It lasted long enough to find a camera
This is the ‘Out Of The Camera Shot’.
This is the result after straightening, sharpening,
cropping, inverting colours and darkening a tad
Both the above are the same shot…
with a 1/80 shutter speed.
A few frames later at a 1/40 shutter speed,
with Picasa’s preset heat map applied,
sharpened to within an inch of its life
in Irfanview (I think) and this is the result.
The large red colouring in the centre
can only be put down to some large drops
falling close to the camera.
Although MGW does not like the last image, I do.
Although I may try to it again
with different colours
I think lightning looks good in either
colour or black and white.
A very recent foggy morning.
Lastly my favourite recent photo.
A short sharp downpour provided me
with enough time to grab a camera and
photograph this rain.
This is a photo that looks better after editing
and also looks good in BW.
At least that’s my opinion.
and although a re-post
this Golden Robinia is one of them.
Glad I did take a couple of shots of it,
because it is not looking as good as this
after today’s strong winds.
Another beauty of spring is the
sudden downpour of rain.
These shots were taken about ten days ago when…