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Registered: December 2009
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I thought this might be an appropriate image for this week's theme.

This image was taken on Hwy 22 north of Dickinson, North Dakota during the summer of 1996. In PS I used the auto level tool... fooled around with the fade and then just left the image as it came out initially using the auto level. I was just struck by the contrast between the greenish hue of the landscape and the muted blue of of the sky. Just seemed to capture in my mind a hot summer's day and the wide open spaces of the Dakotas.

Kodachrome 64 shot June 15, 1996.
· Date: Sun May 16, 2010 · Views: 553 ·
Keywords: North Dakota, summer, Highway 22
Camera Make / Model: Canon EOS 650
Lens Make / Focal Length: Canon 50mm
Filter / Type Used: none
Flash / Type Used: none
Event e.g. Grand Prix, Birthday, Sunrise: holidays
State / County / Area Image taken: North Dakota
Processing Software Applications Used
Country Image Taken
United States of America

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Registered: December 2008
Posts: 3
Sun May 16, 2010 5:08pm

hello Jan, This is the epitome of open space and sky and you have captured it so well here. fresh colours and a very well balanced composition. i like it a lot! Joni

Registered: August 2009
Posts: 1
Sun May 16, 2010 9:43pm

I like the warm colors and rolling hills Jan, the title fits this well.
Nice shot and enjoy your Sunday!

Registered: March 2009
Tue May 18, 2010 12:40pm

Jan, this is a beautiful shot. Thanks for your comments. Have a great day, Bill

Registered: November 2008
Posts: 2,831
Thu May 20, 2010 10:21pm

Interesting processing Jan which has rendered that dried, washed out look so common in summer in many parts of the world. Wide open space indeed,

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