Friday, February 11, 2011


02.11.11, originally uploaded by colemama.

Not daunted by the soft, gentle rain and needing some fresh air, I headed to the park. As luck would have it, there was a darker, stormier cloud hovering low there, so camera time was limited. The collected moisture was suspended at the tips of pine needles in partial focus, in blur, and in bokeh against the forest colored background. It's as though the skies are crying and leaving their tears in various forms until absorption. Freedom Park, Naples, FL

Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts.
~ Charles Dickens, Great Expectations, 1860


  1. Love the focus and bokeh in this shot! The drops are just hanging on!

  2. a really wonderful image! great DOF and composition too.

  3. Nice quote to go with the image.

  4. Love the picture and the accompanying quote.