Cold Memories of a Kansas Farm
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Location: Joplin MO US
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This photograph was taken as the sun was setting on a late and cold February evening in 2008. Located about 80 miles south of Kansas City, Kansas on highway 69. Shot with D40x using stock 18-55 lens.
· Date: Wed 16-July-2008 · Views: 2790 · Filesize: 144.2KB, 908.3KB · Dimensions: 1024 x 819 ·
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Location: Columbia SC US
Posts: 2,419
Thu 17-July-2008 12:56 Rating: 9 

Very nice shot! Thanks for the detailed description.
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Location: Edinburg NY US
Posts: 10
Fri 25-July-2008 06:36

Very nice light... I especially like the strands of grass in the foreground. The low angle of set-up really enhances the shot.

Location: Joplin MO US
Sat 26-July-2008 12:16

I am glad you wrote about the strands of grass. THAT is the one thing that caught my eye while I was taking the picture. The sun was sitting very fast and one minute later would have lost the grass. I almost missed the house driving down the highway. The house sits back only 100 feet from the highway but was partially hidden from view by high brush. It was very cold and had some fears of animals or wild dogs living in the house. I kept one eye on my settings and the other on what might come running out at me. Everything was unplanned and quick.
Location: Spokane WA US
Posts: 296
Wed 30-July-2008 09:11

Great shoot! It fun to come across an unplanned opportunity and have the image turn out terrific.

Rick Diffley

Location: Joplin MO US
Thu 31-July-2008 04:09

Rick, thank you for your kind comment.