Woman with red umbrella in the rain in front of Balboa Theatre in the Gaslamp Quarter, Downtown San Diego.

It Finally Rained | Balboa Theatre, Gaslamp Quarter

A woman with a red umbrella walks by the Balboa Theatre sign in downtown San Diego. The rain creates colorful reflections of the city lights.

The Story Behind the Photo

We've gotten very little rain in San Diego so it's great to see some rain showers for a change. Tonight I put on my raincoat and walked around downtown looking for some photo opportunities. I was hoping to get some nice reflections off the wet pavement. However, the first place I went, Spreckles Theatre, didn't have their sign lighted (I guess there were no shows tonight) so I kept going and went to Horton Plaza. I setup my tripod, tried out a few different compositions and stood in the rain for about an hour trying to get my photo just right. I have no idea who the woman is with the red umbrella. She just happened to be walking by (this is not a setup shot).

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