08 MAY 09
This was one of those happy accident photos. My husband and I were driving up to the North Georgia Mountains to look at go-karts, and were rained on most of the way up there. Not necessarily a bad thing, I'm still not sick of the wet stuff.
Anyway, I thought the sky looked kind of cool up ahead, so I decided to take a photo as we drove. Normally, when I want a photo of the raindrops on the windshield, I struggle to get the camera to focus on the drops instead of the background. With this photo, I wanted the background. Of course, the camera focused on the drops.
Murphy's Law, right?
I still think it turned out well, though. I like the way the background looks thrown out of focus. Those headlights kind of look like giant eyes. Giant shocked eyes. And the taillights, well, they kind of look UFO-ish.
The one thing I really don't like is the reflection of my dashboard in the windshield. But other than that, I like the shot.
Post-processing: noise reduction, sharpening, curves adjustment, mild saturation boost, border addition.