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Hay B&W

Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 25 September 2010 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Nikon D700 1/125 second F/22.0 ISO 200 34 mm (35mm equiv.)

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Lovely shot! When I was a kid, the farmers moved away from the traditional rectangular hay bales to these, I remember seeing them the first time and wondering why? what was wrong with the traditional ones? I guess I'll never know!

25 Sep 2010 6:02am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

That sun is amazing - the rays touching the ground. Fabulous in b&w

25 Sep 2010 6:50am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Nice shot in black and white...these round hay bales are so European.
I didn't know we did it this way in USA.
Looks like I'm not the only one interested in 'round versus rectangular.' :-)

25 Sep 2010 6:50am

Anneka from Bray, Ireland

Nice shot and interesting to with BnW as this scene is most likely burning gold

25 Sep 2010 7:22am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

A wonder that sun, splendid B & W 5 *. Good day.

25 Sep 2010 8:02am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

WOW! The sun is simply amazing!! A fantastic shot, Jack! Brilliant!

25 Sep 2010 8:31am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice F/22.0 shot.

25 Sep 2010 8:40am

Marie LC from Dauphiné, France

Nice star and nice bw !

25 Sep 2010 8:56am

oncho from granada, Spain

Great shot, fantastic....

25 Sep 2010 9:14am

Formerly Known as MontereyJohn from Waterbury, Connecticut, United States

Oh my, great sunburst. PS filter here? Looks familiar.

25 Sep 2010 10:27am

@Formerly Known as MontereyJohn: Thanks. No filter.

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Good shot and processing! HDR?

25 Sep 2010 10:51am

@Paco Díaz: Thanks. No HDR; it probably would have helped

Sunder from Chennai, India

Excellent shot in B & W...
Love the rays of the sun and the bales of hay in the foreground...

25 Sep 2010 12:55pm

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

great capture with the sunburst.

25 Sep 2010 1:21pm

Irene from France

Fantastic shot whit a delicate B&W

25 Sep 2010 1:24pm

Florence from Paris, France

Lovely compo, perfect balance between ground and sky.

25 Sep 2010 1:28pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A very strong shot of these bales with an absolutely spectacular sun.

25 Sep 2010 2:50pm

Iknow from Chengdu, China

wow, such amazing lights here! both the frame and the details are superb,very nicely captured!!

25 Sep 2010 2:50pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

I love these items in the field of geometric shapes as the sun so perfect, is a wonderful photography friend Jack! Terrific!!! Muchos besos, Adela

25 Sep 2010 2:59pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Wow, that is a magical shot. Really special. I LOVE the b/w and your starry addition. The seem to be worshipping the sun.

25 Sep 2010 3:25pm

@Bettina: The sunburst was the result of shooting at f/22.

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

nice capture of sun shine !!
friendships !

25 Sep 2010 4:19pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

I love the rolled bales! (out here we have cubes..) Aside from that I love that you've included the sun which make it feel as if I have been toiling in the hot sun all day!

25 Sep 2010 4:40pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

The great sunburst goes well with this sun drenched scene. Nicely done.

25 Sep 2010 4:43pm

Ricard Pardo from Girona, Spain

Oh ! that larger bagels have in USA

25 Sep 2010 5:25pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

So special, Jack. Love that sunburst, but more, the activity captured in the b/w image.

25 Sep 2010 5:31pm

Jaap from Friesland, Netherlands

Special effect, well processed.

25 Sep 2010 5:52pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Gorgeous mono and sunburst !

25 Sep 2010 5:58pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Beautiful compo, superb light!

25 Sep 2010 6:19pm

PATRICK from miramas, France

wow splendid!!

25 Sep 2010 7:13pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

This is simply breathtaking as a shot, you are really talented.

25 Sep 2010 7:23pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Wonderful black and white, where the starburst steals the show.

25 Sep 2010 7:55pm

@Curly: Thank you. I find starbursts very tricky. Right now, it seems to be more a matter of luck than skill.

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

fantastico!!

25 Sep 2010 8:39pm

Manola from Bassens, France

Ooooh!!! That it is beautiful incredible this sunbeam, that gives this tone to your photo..
I like!!!;-)

25 Sep 2010 9:33pm

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

A 5 ***** shot for real !!!

25 Sep 2010 9:54pm

Gary from United States

Another favorite subject of mine. Well done, Jack.

26 Sep 2010 12:01am

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

That starburst is brilliant.

26 Sep 2010 12:08am

Michael Rawluk from Canada

The brilliant sun sure makes a cool shot.

26 Sep 2010 2:59am

Dutçh from Chicagoland, United States

I tend to like the farm field photos.. my mother was brought up on a farm. So the rolls in the field are a true harvest look.. adding that sun you have an image that's just golden.

26 Sep 2010 3:22am

Becky from los angeles, United States

Love this shot - and love it in B/w -

26 Sep 2010 4:14am

Annie from Bordeaux, France

Wonderful Jack ! I love this picture !

26 Sep 2010 7:00am

k@ from Paris, France

Love this B&W & compo, splendid.

27 Sep 2010 10:51am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Lovely capture..i have never been able to capture a shot like this without sun flares..you seem to have somehow master that...the difference between square and round roll bails...the round one are less fire prone in the barns and hay keep longer this way..as i was told..

6 Oct 2010 5:48pm