Wild and wet

There are just two of days left for the Readers Challenge wildflower assignment. While Saturday’s forecast calls for partly cloudy skies, there’s a chance of rain on Sunday. But don’t let that deter you because a little wet weather can be a boon for photographs of wildflowers.

A light sprinkling of rain can add a little sparkle to your pictures. The droplets can look like tiny jewels as they cling to colorful petals. So if the rain comes, don’t stay inside. Get out and take some pictures.

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Here are the rules:

1. Entries can be emailed to coto@recordnet.com. Type in “Wildflowers” in the subject line.

2. Photos have to be shot between April 14 and April 27.

3. Include your name (first and last), hometown, and the kind of camera/lens you used and where it was taken (ie: “John Doe, Stockton. Weber Avenue in downtown Stockton. Canon EOS Rebel Ti with 18-55mm lens”)

4. If there is a recognizable person in the photo, please identify them (name, age, hometown). If possible, try to identify the type of wildflower in the photo.

5. Please feel free to include any interesting anecdotes or stories on how you took the picture.

6. The deadline for submission is Sunday, April. 27. The top examples will be published on Monday, May 5 with an online gallery of all the photos on the same day.

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