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Winter Rain

Posted by
Mariana Maoduš (Waterloo, Canada) on 18 January 2012 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.


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"The moment always dictates in my work. What I feel, I do. This is the most important thing for me. Everybody can look, but they don't necessarily see. I never calculate or consider; I see a situation and I know that it's right, even if I have to go back to get the proper lighting."
~ Andre Kertesz

Lokesh from Hyderabad, India

great.... it is so palpable..... I can feel the rain....

18 Jan 2012 5:25am

Williams from East LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada

Great shot! Wonderful move toward the abstract.

18 Jan 2012 5:48am

rafafotografia from Madrid, Spain

Really fantastic.

18 Jan 2012 5:51am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Wet and cold. Not very fun.

18 Jan 2012 5:52am

ks from Kanagawa, Japan

interesting shot.

18 Jan 2012 5:58am

PhotOpus from Aix-en-Provence, France

C'est toujours émouvant d'observer la vie extérieure de l'intérieur (surtout quand on est bien au sec...)

18 Jan 2012 6:07am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Fabulous! I like very much this composition.

18 Jan 2012 6:28am

Javier from Castro-Urdiales, Spain

Sólo falta el chapoteo del agua sobre la acera! ;)

18 Jan 2012 6:32am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Wonderful dream-like and abstract mood with the soft silhouettes - but we also sense they are on the other side - in the cold and wet.

18 Jan 2012 6:34am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Nice !

18 Jan 2012 6:34am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

GREAT !!....enjoyable image...5*

18 Jan 2012 6:40am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Nice composition here

18 Jan 2012 6:43am

Pierre from Belgium

Cette vue me plait bien avec cette vitre remplie de gouttes et les personnages à contre jour.

18 Jan 2012 7:26am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Love this, the people look unreal, like shadow characters on a screen

18 Jan 2012 7:29am

rupesh from kudal, India

‘’ Well Framed…….’’

18 Jan 2012 7:37am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Like puppets, splendid composition. 5 *. Mariana nice day.

18 Jan 2012 7:42am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Very well done.

18 Jan 2012 7:53am

Ellebelle from Medemblik, Netherlands

I love this shot!!
These people are in a hurry .........

18 Jan 2012 7:58am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

I love this too!

18 Jan 2012 8:00am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent 5***

18 Jan 2012 8:01am

Christian Richer from Le Havre, France

Brrr ... Stay warm behind the glass and let our imaginations wander, following drops of rain fall ...

18 Jan 2012 8:18am

Chetan from Gurgaon, India

Water drops can make any normal scene special. Lovely.

18 Jan 2012 8:54am

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Very nicely done - cool, stylish shot.

18 Jan 2012 8:59am

ORBIT from Kerman, Iran

Lovely :)

18 Jan 2012 8:59am

oncho from granada, Spain


18 Jan 2012 9:06am

Chantal from Netherlands

I like the idea

18 Jan 2012 9:14am

Hooman from Mashhad, Iran

Very well done Mariana!
nice shot and beautiful mode.
selection of best D.O.F ,The sharp drops, make it so beautiful.

18 Jan 2012 9:22am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Adore shots like this to which we can apply our own imagination and responses . . it is like a shared ownership !

18 Jan 2012 9:25am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Superb image, gets the mind working

18 Jan 2012 9:30am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Nice, hope they had their raincoats on

18 Jan 2012 9:33am

Florence from Paris, France

Excellent shot and concept here Mariana. I really love the way rain drops shape their silhouettes.
A remarquable image indeed.

18 Jan 2012 9:42am

arun from Chennai, India

super cool pic..

18 Jan 2012 9:50am

Yves from Isserpent, France

Although Pearl !

18 Jan 2012 9:55am

Ol from Nice Bushes, Germany

lucky you staying behind the window! my best of thoughts to the silhouettes creeping in the wet & cold ;)

18 Jan 2012 10:00am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

interesting effect by the focus on the droplets to creat mysterious silhouettes

18 Jan 2012 10:17am

Albert from Sweden, living in Hamburg, Germany

A superb compo. I like it a lot!

18 Jan 2012 10:26am

Pedro Alves from Porto, Portugal

Fantastic shot!
Very original!

18 Jan 2012 10:28am

Sterre from Netherlands

Great I can feel the raindrops.
Very original photo.

18 Jan 2012 11:07am

arvin from sari, Iran

Beautiful and memorable ...
Rain drip

18 Jan 2012 11:41am

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Superb !! Beautiful !!

18 Jan 2012 11:45am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A wonderful effect with the silhouetted figures behind the raindrops! Well done Mariana! ;-)

18 Jan 2012 12:15pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Not only nice idea, you captured them in very good timing.

18 Jan 2012 12:38pm

Stephane.D from In my head, France

j aime énormément le coté fantomatique de la scène, il laisse libre cour à notre imagination, et en cela, cliché fort ;)

18 Jan 2012 1:07pm

thami from Fès, Morocco

Superbe effet poétique! Un cliché de première fraîcheur!
Bonne journée lumineuse et chal-heureuse!

18 Jan 2012 1:55pm

Kat from Lorraine, France

nice shot !

18 Jan 2012 2:01pm

Tat à l'oeil from paris, France

sympa ce rendu

18 Jan 2012 2:02pm

Ed von Ems from Vila do Conde, Portugal


18 Jan 2012 2:15pm

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

I like this - the people look like chinese letters

18 Jan 2012 2:17pm

Photographs by M.E. from San Francisco, United States

unique, creative and enjoyable silhouette!

18 Jan 2012 2:19pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Lovely shot through the window, Mariana - you worked the scene well here.

18 Jan 2012 2:31pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Superb composition of the silhouettes !

18 Jan 2012 2:35pm

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

And it rained here also last night, almost no snow on ground.
Wonderful capture! Like how you captured the silhouettes in the background showing people going about their business even if it's raining out.

18 Jan 2012 2:41pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

EXCELENT MARY .......................FANTASTIC

18 Jan 2012 2:58pm

Willie from Obdam, Netherlands

What a beautiful photograph of lousy weather, compliment!

18 Jan 2012 3:03pm

Sido from Seville, Spain

Life behind the window even when it rains.

18 Jan 2012 3:12pm

Göran from Skanör, Sweden

This picture gives me the same feeling I get when my wife asks me to go out with the dogs in a winter drizzle. But that put aside, it is a good photo.

18 Jan 2012 3:34pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from China, China

There are many rainy capture but yours is different! This is a very perfect picture like a skate game in process!

18 Jan 2012 3:35pm

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

very beautiful I like the silhouette of these people. a big kiss. Alejandra

18 Jan 2012 3:57pm

Sujith from Bangalore, India

Good shot

18 Jan 2012 4:06pm

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Hervorragend gemacht.

18 Jan 2012 4:42pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Wonderful shot.

18 Jan 2012 5:02pm

Sien from Valkenswaard, Netherlands very much this composition!
Photographed from a beautiful position Mariana :-)
Well done

18 Jan 2012 5:05pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Wonderful shot. Superb composition. Great visual concept. Love it, Mariana. :)

18 Jan 2012 5:29pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Really excellent image. I love the effect of the droplets and the blurred background.

18 Jan 2012 5:30pm

Sam from Chennai, India

And thank you very much for your nice comments. You are so kind ... :)

18 Jan 2012 5:37pm

@Sam: you are welcome, Sam. your portraits are always great and I remember many of wonderful portraits in your blog !

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Des silhouettes qui me font penser à des idéogrammes chinois :)

18 Jan 2012 5:38pm

Jim from Fort Worth, United States

This conveys the mood of the day in a perfect manner.

18 Jan 2012 5:40pm

STEED from D, France

Well !!!!!!!!!!!!! Very Well !!!!!! *****

18 Jan 2012 5:46pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Oh, love this...great capture!

18 Jan 2012 7:58pm

philippe from moselle, France

superbe réalisation !!!

18 Jan 2012 8:03pm

farzaneh from tehran, Iran

Rain, Shap of people and again rain.
very nice, I love it

18 Jan 2012 8:12pm

Thierry Pouleur from anseremme, Belgium

excellente compo

18 Jan 2012 9:13pm

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Superb shot trough the drops.

18 Jan 2012 9:23pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere in Limburg, Belgium

the silhouettes and the rain ..

marvellous shot, mariana!!

18 Jan 2012 9:41pm

Hanry from Castricum, Netherlands

This picture expresses the atmosphere of the rain perfectly. Good idea! Beautifully finished in b / w.

18 Jan 2012 9:45pm

Lewy from Wallis, Switzerland

Very creative shot. I love the figures behind the raindrops.

18 Jan 2012 9:59pm

franz from Baden, Austria

surely one of your best, mariana!

18 Jan 2012 10:10pm

Gérard Méry from France

C'est bien de prifiter de tous les instants pour faire la bonne photo

18 Jan 2012 10:30pm

karla from Omaha, United States

Delightful realization of the children playing beyond the water droplets.

18 Jan 2012 11:06pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!

18 Jan 2012 11:40pm

Enzo from Lausanne, Switzerland

Excellente idée, c'est magnifique !

19 Jan 2012 12:03am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

This is fantastic! I love the silhouettes through the raindrops!

19 Jan 2012 12:06am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

superbly done

19 Jan 2012 12:21am

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Fantastic image. Nice idea!! Well done

19 Jan 2012 12:29am

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

nice capture :)

19 Jan 2012 7:24am

Jean-Luc from Bourg en Bresse, France

Very creative shot , your imagination sparkle , S :)

19 Jan 2012 10:17am

Joke from Leuven, Belgium

What a beautiful idea!

19 Jan 2012 5:11pm

Richard Geven from Montferland, Netherlands

Perfect focus Mariana!!!! LOVE LoVe lOvE this one!!!!

19 Jan 2012 6:15pm

Didi from Orléans, France

Very original composition your style is very artistic.
Best regards

19 Jan 2012 7:00pm

Stu from From Scotland | Living in 京都 Kyoto, Japan

L O V E this!

20 Jan 2012 8:37am

Marcie from Newton, United States

Extraordinary abstract. Love this!

20 Jan 2012 6:09pm

Oscar from Espìra de l'Agly, France

I love!

22 Jan 2012 12:58pm

@Oscar: what do you love ?

cajera from France

Beautiful play of shadows

22 Jan 2012 7:29pm

Martin from Madrid, Spain

Si bien "esta foto" fue hecha muchas veces (me refiero a las gotas en el cristal) El detalle de las siluetas la hace única. Muy buen trabajo.

24 Jan 2012 1:15pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

I really like this raindrop image with the silhouettes. The figures make this photo something special. Great stuff.

25 Jan 2012 1:55pm

domlortha from Roanne, France

Excellent capture; love the composition and the people behind the window and their blury silhouettes. Great work!
Have a nice day.

25 Jan 2012 3:13pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

j'adore, excellente composition.

27 Jan 2012 10:17am

Sarah from Tehran, Iran

I like it... so much! :)

28 Jan 2012 6:32pm

rian from vestavia hills, United States

sure is one creative shot.. well done! :)

5 Feb 2012 9:12pm

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1/200 second
ISO 400
45 mm