Every Storm Runs Out of Rain

© Sara B Coffey

Every Storm Runs Out of Rain

Uploaded: November 01, 2020 | Entered: November 18, 2020 13:57:07


'Abstract' images can be made from intentional blur from movement of the subject or movement of the camera or lens. I wanted to accomplish an 'impressionist' abstract by using a 'focused' subject & rain to distort the scene. A city setting w/ sidewalks & street lights were not possible so I imagined a park-like setting. My model wore a black raincoat & a black Fedora & we used red & black umbrellas. I put a pane of glass between the camera & the subject, propping it up w/ a jug of water. I used a spray bottle to saturate the glass. The mystery of an abstract subject allows the viewer to assign their own meaning. Settings: 50mm lens F2.5 1/640 iso 100 manual mode, darkened sky & contrast in Topaz.


Harvey A. Ravitch November 01, 2020 1

Absolutely Mission Accomplished ! You used the blur to create an impressionist feel, the colors work will with the soft feel of these paintings ! Very Well Done ! #1749711

Janet Criswell level-deluxe November 01, 2020 2

I agree with Harvey, Sara! Excellent capture! #11847261

LJ Corliss level-classic November 01, 2020 2

Beautiful :) #11847270

Kim Lund level-classic November 03, 2020 2

Outstanding in every way, including description! #11847830

Sara B Coffey level-classic November 25, 2020

Thank you so much for your encouragement! #11853059

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