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Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Raindrops

We have been so very desperate for rain in many parts of Australia, and finally the rains have arrived. They have come late in some areas, have received far too much in other areas, and not quite enough in still other areas. But the raindrops have been falling. Yay!

This is the same flower that has pride of place on my blog’s cover image

Rain is appreciated also by the thirsty plants which respond with a flush of growth and some with flowers.

Raindrops are also a photographer’s delight. After the rain is the best time for photographs.

flowers

The photo below is a microcosmic world in itself. The leaf forms are a metaphor for our planet, the raindrop a metaphor for the oceans, the individual drops the rivers and streams running into the oceans, and the minute hairs the people of the world, dependent on the water drop for life.

raindrop

Some organisms are 90 % water. 60% of an adult human body is comprised of water.

Water is essential resource for life. Raindrops are precious.

Unfortunately, some creatures like the ones below also like the rain.

art street
Mozzies

They are not so welcome.

Create a post sharing your interpretation of this week’s Friendly Friday prompt –

Raindrops

Instructions:

  • Write and publish a post, tagging the post ‘Friendly Friday’, and adding a url link back to this Friendly Friday post.
  • Include the Friendly Friday logo, found below, if you wish.
  • Post a link to your Raindrops post in the comments here, so others can find you.
  • Please note there are no deadlines for participating. New prompts each week.
  • To see participating bloggers’ version of the weekly prompt, please browse the links in the comments section. It can be quite interesting to see the other interpretations.

Find more Instructions on joining in with Friendly Friday here

Friendly Friday

Friendly Friday Photography challenge is alternately hosted each Friday by
Something to Ponder About  

and

The Snow Melts Somewhere

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86 thoughts on “Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Raindrops”

  1. Amanda! what lovely pictures, as always:) And you inspired me to make ‘raindrops’ my next photo project! I have never taken photographs of raindrops and I hadn’t realized it till this post of yours..so a big thank you!! Here’s my link, though I just have 2 photos:( https://acacophonouslife.com/2019/04/16/friendly-friday-photo-challenge-raindrops/
    And did you get a chance to read up the post I had been working on similar to yours? I have been wondering what your thoughts on that might be.

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    1. Both posts were excellent. I particularly liked reading about your thoughts on gratitude. We need to remeber those small moments in each day giving and receiving thanks for and from others. It takes but a moment but can be so meaningful.

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