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Raindrops on Roses

photo of rose with raindrops
pink rose with raindrops

Raindrops on Roses

Who doesn’t welcome the sight of a brilliant pink rose on a dark autumn day?

Catching such voluptuous raindrops as these is a rare event—it either has to be right after the rain has stopped (falling raindrops will blur the photo with movement) or a day where rain falls intermittently and the humidity remains high so the raindrops don’t evaporate.

In either case, it’s generally pretty dark and overcast so all those lovely raindrops have few highlights, and shadows are saturated.

In this case, between the showers, the sky brightened enough to pick up each and every droplet, and to highlight the brilliant pink of this rose on one of my neighbor’s rose bushes. It had rained so hard that the water was even pooling in between the petals.

Raindrops on roses…and for my feline-oriented friends, we all know the next line!

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Bloom Again in Autumn, 2011

pink rose
pink rose

Bloom Again in Autumn

The pink pasture rose blooms again in autumn, surrounded by so many buds it will be November before they are all done. I was lucky to find it in such magical light at an angle that caught the shadows of the buds on the outside of the flower, showing through the translucent petals.

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Raindrops on Roses, 2010

photo of rose with raindrops
photo of rose with raindrops

Raindrops on Roses

Who doesn’t welcome the sight of a brilliant pink rose on a dark autumn day?

Catching such voluptuous raindrops as these is a rare event—it either has to be right after the rain has stopped (falling raindrops will blur the photo with movement) or a day where rain falls intermittently and the humidity remains high so the raindrops don’t evaporate.

In either case, it’s generally pretty dark and overcast so all those lovely raindrops have few highlights, and shadows are saturated.

In this case, between the showers, the sky brightened enough to pick up each and every droplet, and to highlight the brilliant pink of this rose on one of my neighbor’s rose bushes. It had rained so hard that the water was even pooling in between the petals.

Raindrops on roses…and for my feline-oriented friends, we all know the next line!


Bloom Again in Autumn

pink rose

Bloom Again in Autumn

The pink pasture rose blooms again in autumn, surrounded by so many buds it will be November before they are all done. I was lucky to find it in such magical light at an angle that caught the shadows of the buds on the outside of the flower, showing through the translucent petals.


Raindrops on Roses

photo of rose with raindrops

Raindrops on Roses

Who doesn’t welcome the sight of a brilliant pink rose on a dark autumn day?

Catching such voluptuous raindrops as these is a rare event—it either has to be right after the rain has stopped (falling raindrops will blur the photo with movement) or a day where rain falls intermittently and the humidity remains high so the raindrops don’t evaporate.

In either case, it’s generally pretty dark and overcast so all those lovely raindrops have few highlights, and shadows are saturated.

In this case, between the showers, the sky brightened enough to pick up each and every droplet, and to highlight the brilliant pink of this rose on one of my neighbor’s rose bushes. It had rained so hard that the water was even pooling in between the petals.

Raindrops on roses…and for my feline-oriented friends, we all know the next line!