With all of the rain and clouds covering much of California lately, I was reminded of this image that I shot last June in Lake Tahoe. I had been helping a friend paint his house in Sacramento over that weekend and since I didn’t have to be anywhere on Monday, I figured I would go the rest of the way up to the lake so that I could relax and shoot a little.
Since it was hot and I wasn’t really paying attention to the forecast, I didn’t know that the weekend’s awesome, sunny weather was going to turn to crap as soon as I hit the Sierras. I spent a whole day driving around the lake while the rain poured only to stop occasionally as there was a break in the weather to grab a shot here and there.
You take the good with the bad and for me, I actually like the way that the weather brings out the shape and color in the clouds. Just like one of my favorite quotes: “It’s not about weathering the storm, but learning to dance in the rain.”