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Spring Planting

Posted by
GJC (Kyoto, Japan) on 31 May 2012 in Landscape & Rural.

Tucked in amidst the rice fields, this woman keeps a beautiful patch of vegetables.

NIKON D300 1/160 second F/5.3 ISO 200 123 mm (35mm equiv.)

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

I love the color of watering can!! Peculiar for an old lady...

31 May 2012 5:58am

@Riccardo: Thank you. Indeed, that watering can really stands out, doesn't it. I hadn't noticed it so much -- I was focused on trying to figure out where the woman should be in the frame when I took the picture -- and only after loading the photo in the computer noticed what a nice touch the watering can is.

l'angevine from Angers, France

la couleur de l'arrosoir est bien mise en valeur

31 May 2012 7:13am

@l'angevine: Merci. Je suis retourné à ce domaine de nombreuses fois parce qu'il est si beau.

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Each time you show us these fields, I am struck by not one fragment of space being wasted.

31 May 2012 7:24am

@Ronnie 2¢: Thank you. Indeed, it is one of the features of life here that always impresses me.

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful color and a lovely reflection! I love the bright green watering can!

31 May 2012 12:20pm

@Elaine Hancock: Yes, I hadn't really seen how that would be such a nice part of the photo when I took it. Only after loading it up did I notice how it brought the photo together.

omid from mashhad, Iran

wooooow!
very nice & so beautiful!!!!

31 May 2012 2:27pm

@omid: Thank you.

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Yes, again, every inch is utilized ... another great documentation.
It appears s/he is walking with a deep pain in the lower back; I recognize the stance.

31 May 2012 4:39pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: Yes, there is not so much arable land, so it is used wisely. I am always sorry to see these fields disappearing, however, under the constant pressure of new housing.

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful light and reflections in this very colourful shot! Nicely captured GJC! ;-)

31 May 2012 7:33pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thank you very much.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

I marvel at the patience of these hardworking farmers.

31 May 2012 9:35pm

@Steve Rice: I completely agree. There is more of that to come here.

Steve from Atlanta, United States

Great capture of a slice of life.

1 Jun 2012 4:41am

Manola from Bassens, France

very too beautiful !!

4 Jun 2012 9:36am

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

Layers upon layers.

7 Jun 2012 6:35pm

NIKON D300
1/160 second
F/5.3
ISO 200
123 mm (35mm equiv.)

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