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Judges Comment

The backdrop here could easily be mistaken for a starfield, but the scale provided by the Hoopoe reveals that the stars are in fact water droplets. An unusual and striking image.

Photographers Comment

I have the chance to go every years 1 or 2 weeks with groups at Bence Maté's hides in Hungary. In this picture, I was at the Hoopooe black hide. Black because the background is made by a pine forest. In the day of the picture, it was raining, I've put flashes for the backlight and one for the front light. With underexposure the background is black and we see the drop of the rain making stars
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