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Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Back to the land


I never get tired of looking into this field - how it changes from day to day, from morning til evening. Usually it's 8:30 or 9am when I drive by this field - today it was after 5 and the sun was low. In the spring it was pale greens and yellows... in mid-summer it was filled with purple loosestrife. In August it was brilliant with yellow goldenrod. Now, you don't see the flowers, you see the textures and tones -- rust, ochre, brown. But as beautiful as ever!

10 Comments:

Blogger Tim Rice said...

It is beautiful; I love open land like this. The trees in the background look weather-beatened.

9:06 PM  
Blogger Fay said...

As always, I'm fascinated by how beautiful Sharon is, and you make it look even prettier. Too bad it seems a bit too far away (I live in Boston), otherwise I will definitely go pay a visit!

11:54 PM  
Blogger Lisi said...

neither do I (get tired...), like fay, I'm just amazed by the beautiful nature of Sharon and the landscape captured by you...I wish I can spend a day or two there just enjoying the nature and taking photographs :-)

1:21 AM  
Blogger John said...

The shot itself is superb and the field is wonderful, is it close to your house?

2:52 AM  
Blogger Olivier said...

ton paysage est magnifique.


your landscape is splendid.

5:01 AM  
Blogger Mile Stones said...

A classic, beautiful. not for the first time will you be told that it ressembles a painting (or the last time). Moreover, what you write about a scene revisited and observing the evolution through the hours, through the seasons - this is exactly something that became a strong feature of my life in Lisbon and surroundings. Always going back with a camera, studying a palce, sometimes very small, sometimes vast, learning what happens with the evolution of the lighting, the air. And I think I never learned so much about places & their natural contexts as through these recent years. It is a real learning, an absorbing of place, giving an understanding which makes it truly alive. this then finds its echo in us, so that we are more alive than before.

6:25 AM  
Blogger Denton said...

Beautiful photo as normal. There is not doubt that lighting changes what one sees. I find noon time lighting the most boring with morning and just before twilight the most enjoyable. Also, lighting give one an opportunity to take the same photo multiple times.

12:55 PM  
Blogger Manuel Tendero Gil said...

preciosos estos colores de otoƱo un saludo

3:55 AM  
Blogger Neorelix said...

Just lovely landscape. Makes me think of an eva cassidy track

6:00 AM  
Blogger Pierre said...

Another great nature pic!

5:30 PM  

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