Autumn Rain

Walking in the forest on a gloomy rainy day in October, I came to this little pond and saw a light in the dark. A Mute swan in the rain gave me company, while I was waiting for the rain-shower to stop. I used leaves in the foreground and a large aperture to isolate and frame my subject, but I think it is the rain that hits the surface of the pond, that gives the image the right autumn mood.

(Nikon D7100, Nikkor VR 300mm 2,8, iso 100, tripod)