Wet Makes Moss

Sometimes it rains in Seattle.  I mean it – it only rains sometimes.  Wet, however, is a state of almost constant being.  Seattle is damp.  Seattle is drippy. Seattle has moss.

Mossy Green Wall

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I can’t say that scenes like this are rare, but the forest-like nature in the middle of the neighborhood seemed just right to me.  It reminds me why I like carrying around my camera while I’m taking walks on rainy days.  It also bewilders me why people feel the need for specialty lenses like the Lens Baby line. They’re not cheap enough to be toys (well… except when compared to real lens prices) and they create an effect you could otherwise create in Photoshop, if you didn’t want to do it yourself, like above, with a small aperture.  Just sayin…