I just love doing this 365 day project....especially on days like today where the photo is one that I probably never would have thought to take if I were not doing a photo-a-day. I took this shot in my parents driveway, while sitting in the car! It was raining and I pulled in the driveway and called them from my cell phone to come on out. I didn't feel like going in to get them. As I sat there, I saw the Azalea Bush along the side of the house and I liked the contrast of the purple against the pink flowering tree on the neighbor's lawn across the street. I got the Nikon out of the camera bag, and as I looked through the viewfinder, I liked the fence........a lot! I got the widest aperture I could and focused on the azalea bush and was hoping to get a narrow depth of field with the fence and neighbor's tree out of focus. BINGO! I just love that feeling of knowing I got the shot I was after.
Nikon D90, 18-200 mm lens, ISO 500, f5.6, 1/160, white vignette added in post
"For after all, the best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow