I love rainy spring days when it’s not too hot or too cold or too muggy and the world explodes in green and smells amazing. Wednesday was one of those days.
I left work fully intending to find local waterfall to photograph. This particular falls also happens to be a popular swimming hole, so a lot of people know where it is, but I apparently am not one of them. After driving past the waterfall a few times (I could hear it through the trees, but couldn’t find a place to pull off the road and was wary of several “Private Property” signs I saw nearby) I parked near a crossroad and found this pretty brook scene farther downstream. It wasn’t exactly what I was looking for, so I shot only 11 frames before deciding to continue home and try to find the waterfall again another day.
The shoot was so casual that I didn’t even download photos from it until the yesterday (I usually transfer my memory cards as soon as I get home). Somehow though, in a half hour stop only a few miles from work in which I didn’t even find what I was looking for and took less than a dozen photos, I ended up with multiple keepers.
Here are three different takes on the same scene.
I do like them all, but I think I have a favorite. Which photo do you like best?