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Twilight Harvest by Meowgli Twilight Harvest by Meowgli
Summer's drawing to a close and it's harvest time again. I've been out the past couple of sunsets in search of a decent haybale image and have been lucky enough to have a string of days with some reasonably dramatic clouds and light. While it may be a bit annoying to have to continually wipe the lens free of spots of rain and endure the occasional soaking it's always worth it when the light decides to show and you can come home with some images.

This particular photo was taken about 45 minutes after sunset, almost as an afterthought in the dark as I noticed the rain coming down again on the horizon. There's something about the twilight glow I love, and shooting in near darkness the longer exposure really helped bring out the subtle magic in the colours.

Warwickshire, England.

Adam Edwards Photography
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:iconjalaska24:
this is such a nice picture!i love the colors. haha, but i've always wondered, what are those things (you called them haybales?) for? and they're like, rolled up... and sitting there. XD
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:iconmeowgli:
Meowgli Sep 29, 2011   Photographer
thanks! well they're called haystacks or haybales but I guess that's just one of those things (like hamburgers are actually beef) cos they're usually made from harvested wheat... the farmer goes around harvesting the wheat and then when he's 'full up' creates a little bale and dumps it on the field for collection later... so basically they're harvested crops that haven't been collected by the farmer yet :XD:
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:iconjalaska24:
you're welcome! and haha, thanks for the info. i have learned something today! >:D *triumph*
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:iconzakily:
Zakily Sep 29, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
this is poetry! :heart:
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:iconmeowgli:
Meowgli Oct 4, 2011   Photographer
what a kind comment!
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Sep 29, 2011   Photographer
This image has been featured in my latest journal [link]
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La-Vita-a-Bella Sep 25, 2011   Photographer
Love it! :D
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GraphiteColours Sep 18, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi! Your work has been featured here: [link]
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:icondwth:
This photo has been featured on Thumbs of the Week 181st to 189th.:wave:
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Meowgli Sep 6, 2011   Photographer
thanks for the feature! :beer:
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