Monsoon Raindrops

Late yesterday afternoon and early evening we had quite the monsoon storm at our house and was the second storm in less than 24 hours.  I had been sitting on our patio drinking a glass of wine and eating some cheese and crackers enjoying the rain and cooler temperature.  It rained for over an hour and at times was quite the downpour.  As I was watching the radar, I saw there was a break in the storm before the next round of rain came.  Perfect chance to do some macro photography of raindrops on my elephant ear plant which is a succulent!    Quickly, I went inside and grabbed my camera and tripod.  Less than 10 minutes after I started shooting, I heard thunder and decided not to chance getting soaked in a downpour, especially since the rain cover for my camera was inside, and I went back onto our covered patio.  About 5 minutes later, it started to rain again.  By the time the rain stopped again, it was too dark to do any more macro photography of raindrops.

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10 thoughts on “Monsoon Raindrops

    1. tbeckerphotos Post author

      Thanks Lindy! This plant always has big raindrops with great reflections. Unfortunately, with only 10 minutes to shoot, I didn’t have time to check the rest of the backyard.

      Tamara

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  1. smilingtoad

    These are so beautiful, really capturing the mood of monsoon indeed. Majestic rain drops and such lush life to your succulent there! I love the monsoon rains, here- invigorating, always bringing relief, rainbows and astounding sunsets. Beautiful entry. Smiling cheers,

    Autumn Jade

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