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A Japanese Autumn

Posted by
GJC (Kyoto, Japan) on 15 October 2012 in Landscape & Rural.

This is the last rice harvest image I will post for this year -- thanks for your patience through all the others. It is one of my favorite subjects. Here we see the rice drying in the old fashioned way, and in the foreground the beautiful red higanbana flower that comes up at harvest around the rice fields.

NIKON D300 1/10 second F/9.0 ISO 360 93 mm (35mm equiv.)

Hoshisato from Ruislip, United Kingdom

Still so very traditional!

15 Oct 2012 8:27am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

A beautiful and educational series - thanks for the sharing.

15 Oct 2012 8:32am

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

This is a beautiful juxtaposition!

15 Oct 2012 2:56pm

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

The red higanbana spider lilies are beautiful, and thank you again for teaching me more about the growing and harvesting of rice. I truly enjoyed your images!

15 Oct 2012 3:13pm

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Thank you for this gorgeous series! This image is so bright with the red flowers ! Magnificent !!!

15 Oct 2012 3:38pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Interesting contrast between the refined and the kind of them to lay it out this way for you ; ] best…jf

15 Oct 2012 4:48pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A wonderful splash of colour to help show off the drying rice! Nicely captured GJC! ;-)

15 Oct 2012 6:18pm

angel from Tehran, Iran

very nice

16 Oct 2012 9:24am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Beautiful capture !

16 Oct 2012 9:36am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful image of the drying grain. Very fascinating. The splash of red is delicious.

17 Oct 2012 8:49pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Very beautifully composed and what a delight in the contrast of colours!

18 Oct 2012 12:01pm

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

thank you for this beautiful and informative series!!!!

30 Oct 2012 6:28pm

1/10 second
ISO 360
93 mm (35mm equiv.)