Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Liquid Snow


I got myself caught in the rain again yesterday. I should have learned my lesson last winter when I was determined to catch the raindrop photo and instead - just caught cold. I feel ok so far though so hopefully no sniffles come of my photography adventure. 
Such is the life of a wanna-be photographer; making herself look peculiar for the sake of a photo. I'm just glad no one was around (I think) to watch me lie on the wet dock in order to snag a few shots with my (expensive) camera looming just inches above the surface of the water. (hubs wouldn't think this was one of my smarter moves - and it reminds me that I need to put insurance on my photo equipment!)

None the less I captured these three shots amongst close to a hundred that I snapped (God bless digital)

I'm a Washington girl for sure and I love the rain. I have to learn to embrace it because I think it's the closest thing we're going to get to snow this season. 



and then, she {snapped}

7 comments:

  1. Wow! I think it was well worth the effort. I would LOVE to get some shots like this. With my slow shutter speed I'd have to take about 50 before I managed to time it right or luck won out.
    :-) Awesome shots!

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  2. I love the rain too. I'm hoping we dont get any snow this year. Last year's fiasco in the NY and Chicago storms were enough for a while. :) There is something so cozy about a rainy day. HJ and I walked in the house from the rain and I had to get sweatpants on right away in order to relish the coziness!

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  3. Don't love the rain, except for when we're put on water rationing in California! But it makes for beautiful pics. I love your 2nd pic! Wishing you many stunning pics for this New Year!

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  4. Oh, I like those pictures and I'm a huge fan of the rain too! Great job capturing the moment. :)

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  5. My hubby is constantly after me to not take cameras out in the elements. I never listen either :) Great captures, love the last one with the splash.

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  6. My daughter said she really wants it to snow tonight so she can miss school tomorrow...don't think that's going to happen! I don't mind the rain, unless I'm running errands, getting in and out of the car, etc...

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