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Old May 22nd, 2017, 07:23 AM
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Someone once noted, who and when escapes me now, that edges of all kinds should be kept in mind with photography. These edges might involve the time of day, the season of year, forest and field, weather systems, and etc. The point, as I recall, was that such edges frequently lend a little extra drama to any given scene.


Weber Farm

Now, there's no drama at all in the above photo taken near the northwest corner of Illinois six years ago. The place is located just over two hours drive from home. I've returned many times since and have never had things come together quite so well. It was early summer and the end of spring. The morning sun had just cleared the horizon and all-day clouds were racing in from the west.

The notion of edges is a simple one and I was surprised to see how they tended to be present in the rare keeper images while recently exploring some old folders.
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Someone once noted, who and when escapes me now, that edges of all kinds should be kept in mind with photography. These edges might involve the time of day, the season of year, forest and field, weather systems, and etc. The point, as I recall, was that such edges frequently lend a little extra drama to any given scene.

Weber Farm

Tom,

Fascinating Concept!

This is a beautiful, broad and rich scene, (that despite the road to somewhere), actually appears to start at the horizon and comes towards us so generously as if a giant carpet with gifts displayed had been payed out for us.

So yes, this is at "the edge of things"!

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