Rain in Paradise

Posted by Joyce (Montana, United States) on 14 September 2017 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

So un-predicted and so needed. around 70 wildfires are going to be seriously challenged. We have snow coming too.

Thank you for your visit and comments. I so enjoy hearing from you and seeing the world through your lens.

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A fabulous image. Wonderful point of view. The fires have been terrible. So much attention has been given to the hurricanes that I think that the fires have been overlooked.

15 Sep 2017 12:12am

@Elaine Hancock: And this rain and snow and wildfire all at same time is wild. Uniquely Montana

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

A modest image for big issues . . we are both beneficiaries and victims of climate.

15 Sep 2017 8:12am

@Ronnie 2¢: Hi Ronnie! Always fun to see your comments. Nature is humbling, or should be. :-D

Shaun from Thorton, United States

Excellent image. The fires have caused many problems to both people animals and a beautiful area.

15 Sep 2017 1:13pm

@Shaun: Thanks for visiting and commenting. Wildfire is part of life here. Every place on earth has it's down side, as Eckhart says: The gorgeous tropical island in the peaceful seas has mosquitos and well....hurrincanes.

Jason Kravitz from Brussels, Belgium

glad to see the rains are coming in that much needed part of the world
hope your area was not too badly affected by the fires

15 Sep 2017 4:21pm

@Jason Kravitz: Thanks and hi Jason. Our area, north of the Park by 25 miles or so, was safe as was the Park this year, but the North forests and ranch land burned. We are a big state but still, ....The loss of an huge old beloved Lodge in Glacier Park is very sad.

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

We have no choice but to keep seeing that.

16 Sep 2017 8:51am

@Hiro: What Hiro? You getting rain too?

omid from mashhad, Iran

A M A Z I N G !!!!

16 Sep 2017 10:10am

@omid: Thanks Omid. love this photo. A selfie. :-D

Don from Spokane, United States

I like the rainy view past this person. It looks like it is pouring rain in the distance.

16 Sep 2017 1:11pm

Joyce from Montana, United States

That's me Don. Love this selfie. I had no idea it would be such a good capture of just what I was doing. Watching the storm come to me from a hill across the valley.

16 Sep 2017 2:31pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Ohh!! That really is a great shot. I like the light and composition.

I hope this rain help you them in the devastating fires.

16 Sep 2017 4:38pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

great combination of landscape and portrait

17 Sep 2017 11:32am

karla from Omaha, United States

In Omaha, Nebraska, we have heard about all the fires, including in Montana. In fact, we breathed the fire-smoked air for several days. One of those days, the air turned pinkish gold, as if near sunset. It was quite remarkable, especially after the dimming of the sunlight for the solar eclipse. This image very good, certainly brings to us the world of forest fire seeping closer than one would like to people's homes and lives. I hope the weather continue to bring moderation to help everyone, including the firefighters.

19 Sep 2017 11:57pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Great shot. You got it all.

23 Sep 2017 3:33pm

 

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