Tuesday, July 15, 2014

A Little Morning Rain

hosta blooms

Life, believe, is not a dream
So dark as sages say;
Oft a little morning rain
Foretells a pleasant day.
Sometimes there are clouds of gloom,
But these are transient all;
If the shower will make the roses bloom,
O why lament its fall?
~Charlotte Brontë

Or, in this case, the hostas bloom... :)

We had a morning rain shower last week and I captured some lingering raindrops on our hostas. I love sunshine, but clouds sure do make for wonderful lighting in photos.

I used Kim's Cora texture at Multiply/41% for this image, plus some Radlab and some tweaking of Levels in PSE to make it a little more matte.

Happy Tuesday!



  1. Love the angle and the quote beautiful Sherri...

  2. A little rain...so refreshing AND beautiful!

  3. Yes! I love the droplets on the hosta blooms! Lovely. And we got some nice rain yesterday which we didn't lament at all. Sweet, live-giving rain.

  4. Magnificent shot, Sherri
    It rained here last night , so refreshing it was ....

  5. Really beautiful. The water droplets really make the picture.

  6. So lovely! The blooms are so clear against the background. And beautiful quote. I wish it were always sunny, but then we wouldn't have flowers!

  7. Wonderful. Love the purple against the dark background.