The monsoon is here

Perhaps a bit earlier than expected, the monsoon has hit South West India. Though mornings have been sunny, dark clouds appear at mid afternoons pouring...
Perhaps a bit earlier than expected, the monsoon has hit South West India. Though mornings have been sunny, dark clouds appear at mid afternoons pouring continuous showers over Munnar. You'll probably see a lot of umbrellas shots from now on and I need to find a way to protect myself and my equipment from the rain. I think this is great weather for street photography, it just take a little more efforts (and sometimes motivation) to go shoot in these conditions.  (click on pictures for high res) All pictures with Leica M9 and 35mm Lux Asph