Like yesterday's photo, this field has just been flooded and has some "volunteer" rice seedlings left over from last year's harvest.
another fantastic image!
2 May 2009 5:38am
Aah...this is so satisfying. There's alot for the eyes to take in despite it's initial look of simplicity. It says alot about the rural Japanese way of life.
2 May 2009 5:42am
I second Grant's comment. I don't know... it kinda has that ying and yang vibe to this shot. Rice patty is nothing without the people living in that house, and those people can't survive without food.
2 May 2009 5:43am
@Howard F.: Thanks for the comment. I think that relationship you describe -- between people and their environment, between the built environment and the natural environment -- is something I find myself photographing again and again. One of the reasons I love living where I do is that there are still many fields growing food of all kinds and there are also houses where people live. It's a nice co-existence.
Fantastic reflection. It looks like a painting in the water!
2 May 2009 6:12am
Très beaux reflets! Splendide image!!!!
2 May 2009 9:11am
Exceptional shot again. I really enjoy your pictures. This is lovely.
2 May 2009 11:34am
Just beautiful. Would make a great jigsaw puzzle, though I don't know what brings that to mind.
2 May 2009 11:44am
Belle diagonale !
2 May 2009 3:38pm
This is wonderful. Love that reflection.
2 May 2009 3:44pm
I like your images of rice fields. This one is rather different and quite effective. Excellent composition.
3 May 2009 12:38am
Lovely colours again!
3 May 2009 4:15am
I like this composition with the diagonale and the reflection.
3 May 2009 5:02am
So nice and interesting comments of you and Howard
3 May 2009 10:15am
Excellent and creative im age. Great colouring.
4 May 2009 10:09pm
Sooo wonderfull!! Nice shot and well composed!
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