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Essence of a Barn

Posted by
Barbara Kile (Ft. Worth, United States) on 19 July 2010 in Abstract & Conceptual and Portfolio.

When photographing the Palouse, one has to remember to use a long zoom lens and capture the essence, or even abstract images of the design lines. I usually take a lot of vertical images, but not so on this trip - this was one of the few.

This is actually on the backside of the oft photographed wheel fence and barn. I was up on a hill behind the barn and found myself eye level with this part of the barn.

Final leg of the move to our new house is underway. Will be glad to be settled!

NIKON D300 1/160 second F/11.0 ISO 400 300 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

Bright, fresh, eye-to-eye with the barn. A very crisp and sunny shot, Barbara !

19 Jul 2010 5:29am

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

superb image and details , art!!

19 Jul 2010 5:55am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Super x 5

19 Jul 2010 7:28am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

beautiful compo, textures n colors

19 Jul 2010 7:39am

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Wonderful image. Love the contrasts between barn and fields, subdued browns and bright greens, vertical and horizontal. Beautiful textures in the barn.

19 Jul 2010 11:09am

peter.K from blue mountains, Australia

nice image, quiet painterly...

19 Jul 2010 11:42am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Beautiful composition and these greens.... just perfect !

19 Jul 2010 11:54am

Quark from Amsterdam, Netherlands

What a clear image !
Fantastic view, well composed,
all very sharp, good shot !

19 Jul 2010 1:18pm

Dawn from Maryland, United States

Beautiful Barbara!!! Love the composition. Perfect shot!

19 Jul 2010 1:45pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Oh- So perfectly, beautifully done! You are showcasing this area in such a beautiful way! I really want to go and see it for myself now!

19 Jul 2010 1:55pm

@Tracy: Thanks, Tracy. June or August are great times for the planting and harvesting which give the lovely lines in the landscape. Check various workshop schedules posted out there and that will give you the time to go!

Shar from Regina, SK, Canada

This has a lovely painterly feel to it...nicely done!

19 Jul 2010 3:31pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Beautifully composed and great light!

19 Jul 2010 5:02pm

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

I love this perspective, Barbara. Nicely done!

19 Jul 2010 6:24pm

Marilyn Cornwell from Toronto, Canada

What a gem, Barbara!

19 Jul 2010 7:50pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

wonderful framing ,i like this clarity !!
five stars !
kisses !

19 Jul 2010 8:25pm

Susan from Pompano Beach, FL, USA from United States

A Geometric wonder !!!!

20 Jul 2010 12:36am

Will from Gainesville, United States

great shot. love the composition details and colors:)

20 Jul 2010 12:48am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Oh my! I love this one! Now this is ART! Great lines and colours. I also like the composition and detail a lot! Superb processing! Bravo!
Good luck with the move :)

20 Jul 2010 10:18am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Bright & sunny Day...Wounderful structure....Beautiful green...great shot.

20 Jul 2010 1:47pm

Scott F. Schilling from San Martin, United States

I like the textures and bright colors in this image!

21 Jul 2010 5:09am

Nadia McIlhany from Fairfax, United States

Wow B, just beautiful.

21 Jul 2010 12:06pm

Dorine from Stafford VA, United States

lovely Barbara

21 Jul 2010 12:55pm

Barbara from Oakland, United States

Barbara, this is gorgeous in its simplicity. I love the texture on the barn. Is it HDR? I wonder...

21 Jul 2010 4:14pm

GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan

This is a fantastic image. Really first rate. You've abstracted it out wonderfully, caught wonderful light, and used the background to create a wonderful composition. Really fine work!

25 Jul 2010 10:26am

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Thank you everyone for your nice comments!

2 Aug 2010 1:10pm

NIKON D300
1/160 second
F/11.0
ISO 400
300 mm (35mm equiv.)

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