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Totally Informal Transglobal Challenge
Thursday, September 20, 2007

One House
all alone in the midst
of a very large field.

I chose this as my subject because the day is not long
until this will be a rare sight. Hungry developers are gobbling up
every spare bit of farmland in my county, building 3 houses per acre,
then high-tailing it back from whence they came with the cash in their pockets.

Olympus C-765 UZ
1/320s f/4.0 at 18.5mm iso64 full exif

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JW22-Sep-2007 09:19
3 per acre? Luxury. Nearer 10-15 including flats here! What a superb scene.
Barry Moore21-Sep-2007 07:49
Dave Wixx21-Sep-2007 04:34
And now they're bitching about the mortgage crisis and the housing slump!!!!
Excellent shot.
J. Scott Coile20-Sep-2007 22:29
Lovely old farm home. Super entry.
Phillip Normanton20-Sep-2007 19:46
It's a long way to pop next door to borrow some milk :-)
Ann...20-Sep-2007 18:32
Love it!! I'd move in tomorrow!!!
Steve Sharp20-Sep-2007 16:05
I can't understand why they would do that in the USA where space isn't as limited as it is here in the UK. Still, its a very nice photo.
The Third Side20-Sep-2007 15:48
A common Southern scene soon to disappear. Too bad.
Jola Dziubinska20-Sep-2007 15:45
Very well seen, nice capture.
Carolyn Rasmussen20-Sep-2007 15:31
Beautiful image.
David Royall20-Sep-2007 14:54
Excellent entry and poignant commentary.
Very well done.
Scott Browne20-Sep-2007 14:38
Lovely scene.
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography20-Sep-2007 13:40
Excellent image, Vote.
Yvonne20-Sep-2007 12:05
Such a peaceful spot surrounded by a crop of beans?
k_grqst20-Sep-2007 12:03
Great image. I like the distance, too.
Alida Thorpe20-Sep-2007 11:41
Good entry.
Martha Albuquerque20-Sep-2007 11:17
nice entry and photo *
Julie Hatvany20-Sep-2007 10:03
Very nice image and idea. The same is happening here. The transition from land to sky is nice here.
Victoria20-Sep-2007 08:25
Máire Uí Mhaicín20-Sep-2007 06:38
Great idea- you've touched on a universal feature of all our lives.
Maaike Huizer20-Sep-2007 05:20
Little house on the prairy, although not for long. Great entry.
Ieke Vonk20-Sep-2007 05:19
Rustic place....
carolynne_w20-Sep-2007 04:57
Nice composition and so true!
Chris Thorpe20-Sep-2007 04:23
Yes...enjoy it while it lasts! Excellent entry..
Linda Willets20-Sep-2007 04:22
so very true
Dan Chusid20-Sep-2007 04:22
4 per acre here...
...and expensive!
Laryl20-Sep-2007 04:06
we have several scenes like this but I won't copy your idea.. it's a wonderful entry!
Cindi Smith20-Sep-2007 03:52
Excellent entry and so true!
Dave Hein20-Sep-2007 02:42
carol j. phipps20-Sep-2007 02:19
Wonderful choice!
laine8220-Sep-2007 02:10
Same thing happening here....hate it all !!
I do however love this image...we will all be sorry when the damage is done, but it will be too late !!
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