Friday, October 22, 2010

Rain!!!

Many of you will think I’m crazy but anybody who lives in our Mediterranean climate that gets a total of 17 inches of rain a year and virtually none between April and October will understand: I’m excited because it finally rained. Not a lot, but enough to get everything wet. More rain is on the way for the weekend, and plants are loving it. Humans, too—especially this one since I can now turn off the lawn sprinklers and drip irrigation.

As soon as it was light enough this morning I got out the 180mm macro lens I’m currently borrowing from a friend and took a series of rain-inspired photos. I hope you’ll enjoy looking at them as much as I did taking them.

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Chaste tree
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Bamboo muhly grass
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Lemongrass
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Lemongrass abstract
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‘Rowe Red’ banana
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Agave ‘Blue Glow’

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Aloe maculata x cameronii
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Graptopetalum
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Phyllostachys bambusoides ‘Castillon Inversa’ leaf
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Phyllostachys bambusoides ‘Castillon Inversa’ leaf

3 comments:

  1. Beautiful. Will your bring the macro up for the first snow flakes at T-giving?

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  2. Becky, it's Lin's macro. Gotta return it. But now I want my own :-).

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