Farm Life

22 June 2013

Beauty and joy of living

Abigail Thompson Photography

A couple of weeks ago I went home with Scott (the boyfriend) to meet his parents for the first time. His parents have a big, beautiful farm in central Kansas, and even though we have been there a few times now I still haven’t even scratched the surface of what I would like to photograph there. Here is a small sampling of images that I shot over the past few visits.

They are surrounded by seemingly endless, gorgeous wheat fields. I have a small obsession with them I have realized. In the spring they are a stunning green, and then come summer they turn an amazingly rich gold. The texture is awesome for photographs, and watching as well as listening to a wheat field in the wind has to be one of the best things ever.

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They have lots of animals on their farm, though I haven’t photographed most of…

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(500) Days of Photographs: Day 112 – iPhone Friday

9 June 2013

Fantastic picture. Still living…

ckponderings

Irish Welcome

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A couple of days spent in Ireland for work this week, and, for the first time in the four years I have been going there, there was not a drop of rain in sight! That made for a nice wander, and a return visit to the chapel at Athlumney. While there was no rain, the spring flowers were out at long last, which gave an even prettier edge to the place.

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Petals

15 May 2013

Lovely pink roses…

Schelley Cassidy Photography

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Delicate petals grace my pink knockout roses. (Two pictures)

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Spring joy

12 May 2013

 

Kevin Staff "Spring joy", 2013

 

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Like a Moment from Midsummer Murders

3 May 2013

Leanne Cole PHOTOGRAPHY

In yesterdays post I mentioned how I had been up very early in the morning and went to watch the Morris Dancers welcoming the sun as it rose in the morning for May day, the official first day of Spring in England.  It was a very early morning and I considered not going, but I am glad I did.

Sunrise All AroundLook at the sunrise, and hopefully you can see the dancers in front.  It was so amazing.  Why doesn’t that happen when I go out to take photos of water?

Photographing the dancers was so hard, I couldn’t get both, the dancers and the sunrise, so I had to content myself with one or the other.  I tried doing some HDR shots, but with the low light and movement, it was not happening.

DancingThe dancers were wearing wonderful bright costumes, but when I got the exposure right for them, I lost…

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Gray snowy over and over

31 March 2013

 

Krzysztof Alexandrowicz "Gray snowy over and over", 2013

 

[photo © Krzysztof Alexandrowicz, 2013]

 


(500) Days of Photographs: Day 13

17 February 2013

ckponderings

Infinity Red

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A third light trail, this time with a larger, red torch. Larger light gives thicker trails, so a different effect!

If you’re into your street photography, then check out The Future Is Papier Mache, a great blog, by cool collaborator of mine, Richard.

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