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Fences and Daylilies

By taggart  
Fences and Daylilies

At our local Historical Society I learned that a grant of 1500 acres was given to a Captain McCune for "services during the Revolutionary War." This tract was divided, and divided several times.

This is a view from the Wyndum Hill Farm as it is now called, across the valley. The oof farm belongs to Amos---the hills in the far background are know as the SOUTH MOUNTAINS. Beyond them-- some orchards and then Gettysburg.

Daylilies are blooming everywhere these days! Shown as seen from the corner of the barn.

A HUGE thank you to Slow Song and Walter for their most appreciated User Awards!

Tags: Photo journalism General Architecture Specialist and abstract Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Landscape and travel Humour and fun

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gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
29 Jun 2013 12:40AM
Very clever use of DOF -- keeping the barn out of focus just enough so as not to detract but clear enough to place the day lilies in context.

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Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
29 Jun 2013 12:44AM
A very nice capture of the farm and surroundings.......Sandy
Potra 3 Venezuela
29 Jun 2013 12:48AM
Excellent the DOF and the inclination of the wire. Otherwise it would've been just another picture and this is not!
Ayoob 5 Australia
29 Jun 2013 3:29AM
Great capture with wonderful details......Grin
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
29 Jun 2013 3:47AM
I agree with Walter's comments completely, Jenn: but I am wondering why you set the ISO at 1000 when it gave you a shutter speed of 1/1600 sec.........perhaps I am missing somethingSadSadSad.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
29 Jun 2013 6:01AM
I like this photo Jenn !! I have a similar one of an Aloe which I will place one day Smile
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
29 Jun 2013 7:05AM

Quote:I agree with Walter's comments completely, Jenn: but I am wondering why you set the ISO at 1000 when it gave you a shutter speed of 1/1600 sec.........perhaps I am missing somethingSadSadSad.

I too wondered about the ISO/shutter speed combination Jennn. Notwithstanding that its still an interesting image of some beautiful country.GrinGrin
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
29 Jun 2013 7:34AM
Good use of DOF to achieve this result.

tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 8:04AM
Steeped in history Jenn

andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 8:04AM
wonderful dof jenn brilliant colours and detail a real belter nice one Wink
mrswoolybill Plus
9 985 1500 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 8:40AM
My sort of take, keep the focus on the here and now...
Great write-up. Every acre of land has its own history.
7 10 10 England
29 Jun 2013 8:45AM
Visied Gettysburg a few years ago Jennn so it's nice to get some more info. along with a very nice image.Smile
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
29 Jun 2013 10:20AM
Excellent play with DOF Jenn.
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 10:27AM
Seeing an image where others can't - that what makes some photographers stand out form the rest.
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
29 Jun 2013 1:17PM
A fine slice of Americana.
saltireblue Plus
6 6.0k 33 Norway
29 Jun 2013 6:23PM
I always wonder with images like this, if the flowers are on the inside, trying to get out, or on the outside looking in.

Perfect dof, Jenn, just enough detail in the distant buildings.

ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
29 Jun 2013 7:11PM
I like how you've composed and shot this, Jennnn. You've given these lilies a very good sense of context.

Very interesting info in your write-up too.

annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
29 Jun 2013 10:41PM
ooh, are those the dayslilies that ended up in hayballs last year? Unbelievable seen from here . I just imagine fields of them what a wonderful sight!
nonur Plus
7 17 11 Turkey
29 Jun 2013 10:48PM
Wonderful DOF, brilliant shot.
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2013 12:09AM
Superb different, lovely image.
30 Jun 2013 9:51AM
Interesting composition and use of dof Jenn - definitely teases the eyes. Very appealing. A
1 Jul 2013 7:24PM
Good summer scene, JennSmile
Regards Valery
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2013 1:37AM
A superb image with a marvelous back view presented as well as the gorgeous subject in the foreground.

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