Raindrops in Flight

All photos are ©2003 by Dave Palmer, and may not be used without permission

These are shots of actual raindrops in flight, shot in nature, not in a lab. It turns out it is incredibly difficult to shoot raindrops, and these are somewhat preliminary images. I'm still learning...and waiting for rain.

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A flattened drop. As the drop size gets bigger,
wind resistance tends to flatten them.
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