Respite From the Heat, and Some Cropping

With the heat index (combination of temperature and humidity) reaching 44 Celsius in the city, a brief downpour was a welcome relief.

It was also an opportunity to welcome this week’s photo challenge.

I wanted to capture the movement of the rain without getting wet, so had to keep a distance.
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Needed some heavy cropping to focus on this area.
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Just a drizzle now, some peace.
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It’s the same leaves as the first photo, cropped similarly. Here’s the original shot.

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I also liked the drops on this stem.
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Cropped a little tighter, to remove distractions.
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Well, the rain has stopped and it’s getting humid again.

A typhoon is coming in a couple of days. It’s the time of year when the weather gets crazy.

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