Bangladesh : Little Rain

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    "Life Is What You Make It"

    It was raining all night and after a brief break, it started raining again. The weather is still warm and humid even it was pouring down. i was waiting in the car for my friends to return and wasn't very happy about the performance of the 2x II Extender attached with my 70-200mm. cause of the rain and dark clouds, all day relatively stayed on the darker side. It made me wondered if a flash photography is possible for shooting birds in flight, lol.

    I was parked infront of student hall and there is a road reaching extending out towards the main road. As Friday was public holiday, it made the road stay empty most of the time. The rain was changing its pattern from drizzle to shower to cats & dogs. I was sort of enjoying the sound of rain all around me, it was relaxing.

    I was thinking about taking some pictures of the rain but with the extender attached, I thought it would be a bad idea. There wasn't anything to shoot anyway. To my delight, a dancing figure emerged from the curve, I saw her red dress in the distance in the dark. She was all jumpy splashing water here and there enjoying the rain, a happy face all around.

    I opened my window but the rain was very angry, in few seconds, the lens hood got covered with water drops. I shot few times and found totally dark pictures. I have changed the setting but the girl was moving further more. Finally I had two/three shots before she disappeared. She never saw me thanks to my crappy extender.

    She was a little one, what was fascinating about her was that she was holding her hands out and was feeling the rain drops. Her smile was wide open and clearly she was out of the world in her mind enjoying every bit of rain. I don't remember my 1st rain, but every summer during the 1st rain, I do feel going out and enjoy a splash.

    There is sadness in this picture. A lonely kid on the street never makes a happy scene. This picture speaks to me, but I don't recognize its language. Maybe it's the picture of loneliness masquerade in rain in a shape of immature heart on the road of life or it's just a picture of the rain, nothing else.

    Lens: EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM + Canon EF 2x II Extender
    Camera: Canon EOS 5D

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    1. HungryJerry 41 months ago | reply

      my dear, who s gonna be the one that hold u in arm <3

    2. Ejaz Mehedi 41 months ago | reply

      beautiful Image.

    3. CZ Photography 39 months ago | reply

      Briljant picture. love your work

    4. marianNYC 39 months ago | reply

      Stunning capture!

    5. j/\x80 38 months ago | reply

      what a shot! it's magic!

    6. artland 36 months ago | reply

      Congratulations!
      This is a wonderful shot!
      You are invited to post it to:


      artland

    7. k gokul 34 months ago | reply

      wonderful shot !!

    8. >>>ASIF<<< 30 months ago | reply

      Brilliant shot

    9. anuragyagnik 26 months ago | reply

      gorgeous shot

    10. sopnochary 25 months ago | reply

      Great job...:)

    11. MHTashrif 24 months ago | reply

      Fantastic post-processing!

    12. Mahmudul Faisal Al Ameen 19 months ago | reply

      Detail ta pore khub enjoy korlam Shabbir vai... amar proshner uttor-o pelam.. thanks...

      ekta bapar na share kore parchi na... ekakitto shobshomoy kintu ashole dhukher-i hoy na... jodio beshirvag shomoye tai... kokhono kokhono ekakitto upovog korar-o ekta bishoy... tobe er moddhe onek shomoy jokhon manush ke sheivabe eka thaktei hoy, shudhu tokhon-i she ekakitter moddhe upvoggo bishoy khuje ney.... ei picture ta dekhe amar onek ta temon-i mone hoyeche.. eta just amar mone houwa..

      photography -ke shobshomoy painting er shathe tulona kora jay na... kintu apnar kaj onektai shei rokom..

    13. manaspattnaik 12 months ago | reply

      Beautiful potrait
      The blurred background
      The rain the light
      Everything perfect

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