365-94 Have you ever seen the rain?

My wife and I were in a strip mall parking lot and had to wait out a heavy rainstorm while sitting in my truck. Well, we didn’t really have to wait it out because we had nothing we needed to do anyhow ;-). But I didn’t feel like driving through the thunderstorm, so we hung out and enjoyed a Starbucks. While waiting, I looked around for some photo opportunities because nasty weather is always a good thing to add drama to a shot, but being in a suburban shopping center my choices were limited for anything dynamic.  I tried to capture just some rain using my Super-Takumar 50mm wide open at F1.4, but that didn’t work too well. Even shooting at 1/2000 sec., I couldn’t freeze the rain motion. Second attempt for a photo was the backup “impressionistic” shot through a rain-soaked windshield. That photo, of some distant lights and trees and taken with my DA55-300, turned out well enough to become my 365 shot for today. Enjoy!


© David Guidas

  One thought on “365-94 Have you ever seen the rain?

  1. April 5, 2011 at 10:36 am

    nice shots!

  2. April 5, 2011 at 4:45 pm

    Excellent shots!!!


    • April 5, 2011 at 7:11 pm

      Thank you so much! Thanks for visiting.

  3. April 7, 2011 at 8:25 pm

    Great series. I hope you continue this as there’s so much potential.
    Excellent site and images. I shall be a frequent visitor for sure.

    • April 8, 2011 at 12:52 pm

      Thank you John, I’m glad you enjoyed the images. Your work is outstanding and I already have your site bookmarked!

  4. April 9, 2011 at 11:17 pm

    Stunning shots. You’ve some great stuff here. Subscribing now.

    • April 10, 2011 at 12:38 am

      Thanks Justin, loving your work also. It’s pretty crazy that we both have fiberglass pictures! Hope you don’t get bored with the daily posts this year. I can at least promise more ups than downs ;-)!

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