Composition

063005rain.jpg The afternoon thunderstorm soaked parts of Floyd County Wednesday but other sections remained dry. We heard the thunder at the studio but no rain fell. As I drove home in the early evening, the evidence of heavy rain increased but by then the sun was out with the light playing off the wetness. I stopped along Harvestwood Road and found this rapidly disappearing evidence of recent rain set against the setting sun.

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The afternoon thunderstorm soaked parts of Floyd County Wednesday but other sections remained dry. We heard the thunder at the studio but no rain fell. As I drove home in the early evening, the evidence of heavy rain increased but by then the sun was out with the light playing off the wetness.

I stopped along Harvestwood Road and found this rapidly disappearing evidence of recent rain set against the setting sun.

“The composition is already there,” legendary New York photographer Jay Maisel once said. “All you have to do is see it.”

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