The wet season is underway here in Derby. A few afternoons every week, the oppressive daytime heat and humidity is washed away by a tropical storm.
In some ways we’re fortunate to be surrounding by marshland in Derby. There is open space in every direction to watch the storms pass by as they head out to sea. The downside is that interesting foregrounds can be difficult to find.
In the above photo, dense rain blocked out the cloud texture. The isolated bolt is elegant, yet mysterious and powerful.