"Hindsight is always twenty-twenty. " Billy Wilder
"Hindsight is an exact science. " Guy Bellamy

16 March 2011


First winter rain--
even the monkey
seems to want a raincoat.

                          Matsuo Basha

It fascinates me to observe how people change when it rains. Facial expressions, posture and gait   transform to match or reflect the severity of the down-pour. Crossing the street becomes hurried and often complicated by a sea of umbrellas. The landscape changes!

I spent a couple of hours in Melbourne CBD during a recent storm - took shelter where I could and captured a few images. Heavy rain, poor light and people in a hurry - all became a colourful blur:

1 comment:

  1. Pete

    This is a really seductive photo essay and well edited! Haiku always inspiring!