Costa Rica - elkins
While walking through a coffee plantation, the wind blew a very large palm leaf of some sort directly across my eyes, so that, for a split second, the image above completely filled my vision.  I pulled the leaf across the camera lens, backlit by the sun so it glowed the way it had on my face, and snapped this shot to preserve that brief moment as it, literally, struck me...

While walking through a coffee plantation, the wind blew a very large palm leaf of some sort directly across my eyes, so that, for a split second, the image above completely filled my vision. I pulled the leaf across the camera lens, backlit by the sun so it glowed the way it had on my face, and snapped this shot to preserve that brief moment as it, literally, struck me...