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Beat the bad-weather blues

Let’s face it, this time of year isn’t renowned for its photogenic conditions. However, these 15 stunning shots by Photocrowd members demonstrate that even the greyest day has creative potential. All it takes is a little imagination and a lot of faith

Better stay at home by Jiri Dolezel, Sony RX100 III, 24mm, 1/80sec at f/3.2, ISO 125

Canada geese by Jay Heiser, Canon EOS 7D Mark II, Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary at 403mm, 1/500sec at f/9, ISO 200

November forest by Zsofia R, Samsung Galaxy S4 mini, 1/184sec at f/2.6, ISO 50

Monsoon reader by Subhashis Halder, Motorola MotoE2, f/2.2, ISO 80

Always carry a brolly by Stephen Percival, Nikon D610, 24-70mm f/2.8 at 70mm, 1/250sec at f/5.6, ISO 200

The red umbrella by Lynn C, Canon EOS 7D, Tamron 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD at 300mm, 1/400sec at f/6.3, ISO 640

Untitled by Eva

On a rainy day by Harry Eggens, Nikon D500, 550mm, 1/100sec at f/5.6, ISO 800

After the rain by Dianne Kaye G, Canon EOS 5D Mark II, MP-E65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro, 1/200sec at f/3.5, ISO 250

A very soggy greenfinch by Roger Hunt, Canon EOS 7D Mark II, EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM at 200mm, 1/3200sec at f/5.6, ISO 4000

Grassland by Kristina Zvinakeviciute, Sony A77, 16-50mm f/2.8 at 50mm, 1/1600sec at f/2.8, ISO 100

Streaks by Shaun Mills, Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, EF70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM at 300mm, 1/50sec at f/9, ISO 800

Grey days by Brian Denton, Sony DSLR-A850, 20mm, 1/100sec at f/16, ISO 200

Rise up by António Bernardino Coelho, Nikon D7100, 50mm f/1.8, 1/45sec at f/2.8, ISO 200

Time to reflect by Clover, Nikon D3000, 55-200mm f/4-5.6 at 55mm, 1/25sec at f/4, ISO 100

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