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Planting Time

Posted by
GJC (Kyoto, Japan) on 8 June 2012 in Landscape & Rural.

The first task is to till the earth, then let the water stand for a few days, then till it all again. Here we see a farmer using a tractor to prepare the field, while other fields have already been planted.

There is something breathtaking about the greens of a newly-planted rice field.

NIKON D300 1/60 second F/5.3 ISO 200 135 mm (35mm equiv.)

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!!!
Beautiful colors!

8 Jun 2012 5:53am

Mahdi Monavari from Zanjan, Iran

Nice shot!

8 Jun 2012 6:03am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Such silent precision.

8 Jun 2012 8:17am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A beautiful study in green GJC! ;-)

8 Jun 2012 1:30pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States


9 Jun 2012 2:59am

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

Yes. And something breathtaking about your capture--with the various rectangles and lines, with a spot of red.

9 Jun 2012 6:25pm

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

Great the lines that guide us into the shot!

11 Jun 2012 5:56am

NicoleA from Aix en Provence, France

Just one red tractor in agreen symphony !
I love the explanations ! I live in Provence in the south of France and there are some rice growing near Arles but they use machines ! May be on e day I'll go there to see how they plant rice ; I write sometimes for a very small newspaper , and may be one day I may write about rice planting in Provence , as you give me the idea !

13 Jun 2012 8:15am

@NicoleA: Thank you. And what a marvelous idea to write about rice planting there. I would love to know what it is like in Provence. I would love to visit!

1/60 second
ISO 200
135 mm (35mm equiv.)