I pass this field almost everyday and I stop to photograph it 3 out of 5 times, I think! I've posted several images of it over the years, from different angles, with different weather.
It reminds me of a similar field about three miles away that became a small housing development this past summer. We can debate open space issues all day, but in the end, it always seems criminal (to me) to take some of the world's most fertile soil and turn it into a mass of permanent impervious surfaces - especially when there is so much urban housing waiting to be revitalized and restored.
Post-processing: Shot with the 5D at 17 mm. Curves adjustments, white/black brushing in 'vivid light' mode, overall desaturation, adjusted white balance for more warmth.
Thank you for all of the comments on the previous post! I really do appreciate everyone's thoughts and ideas about these images, and most importantly, the time and care that goes into them.
An explorer's paradise!
Beautiful light, excellent composition, spectacular range of colors .. just gotta love it!!
Wow, this is amazing. Living in Bucks myself, I know it's not that often that sky turns out this wild.
that is a great shot...perfect processing!
I just have meet your site and i have to say that i really like it. Very nice work Kathleen. got u on my bookmarks
The impression of very low hanging clouds is amazing. Beautiful color toning.
Clouds!. Very nice photo.
wow, kathleen. simply stunning! so much atmosphere to this shot. i'm in awe!!
very effective, beautiful photo: i love the big sky!
awesome work with the wideangle
Wow super shot! Can almost touch the clouds :)
Stunning. Boy would I love a intensive Photoshop/post-processing class from you. :D
Stunning photo. This feels rather painterly (is that a word?).
Superb as always. You are my favorite.
Kathleen, this is another amazing sky shot! I love it!
that is an amazing cloud shot. Love it.
What a superb sky. Like flemish paintings.
hey, have been surfin ur blog for some time, great mood and composition here.. the warm feel makes me want to juz run free in the fields! ;p
If I took a shot of a field such as this the clouds would look flat as would the field. This is almost 3 dimensional.
Oh man, a familiar site this is (sans sun).
We're losing a LOT of our local cornfields to development...
5D? 17mm? You've really make a jump in the equipment category since you first started this site.
Love the cloud shadows....i could swear there were moving everytime I look at this shot....very nice work.