Unusual rain in January

Unusual rain in January

These are images of an unusual rain that occurred in January.

LrD111-0160For more than a week meteorology predicted that during the weekend we would have storms. This was very unusual, as in counted few occasions it rained during the first month of the year.

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LrD111-0161As soon as it started raining the electricity went out for almost the entire weekend, however early yesterday Saturday morning after a long night thunderstorm, there was a blue clean sky.

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LrD111-0189It would last a few hours, before the clouds would gather again and continue to pour water.

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LrD111-0178Still under lockdown, as I was not able to travel, so my garden was the topic of my photography.

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LrD111-0179The sharp light that was reaching was produced due to the water storm that washed away the pollution and dust.

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Besides the many ponds of water formed after the earth saturated with the intense rain, I photographed my succulent garden. I had made a post of them a few weeks ago under Santa Gabriela Succulents.

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LrD111-0182Although succulents have strong different colors, in this occasion, I am presenting surreal colors that my imagination saw at capture.

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LrD111-0184With the lack of electricity, I had to work on different computers before the batteries exhausted. This made me compare the same image for web on an Apple Retina display versus a regular PC.

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LrD111-0153Unfortunately, the beauty of the color combinations and composition can only be seen on the Mac or professional calibrated monitor.

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LrD111-0153BThis unusual rain in January has raised the surrounding colors contrast, at least for a few days.

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