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Gone To Seed
02-OCT-2008 Lee Rudd

Gone To Seed

South Tawton, Devon view map

Thursday 2nd October
Day 1384

Totally Informal Transglobal Challenge "Yellow"

I visited this field in 2005, when a crop of Sunflowers was being grown. Since then, nothing. By this I mean that crop was never harvested, the field has been left to rot since then. This year there is a moderate crop of sunflowers growing which has self seeded.....

Also today


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Stephanie16-Sep-2010 21:34
This is a stunning field of funflowers!!! I hope to replicate something half as beautiful tomorrow morning.
Kerry Tingley05-Oct-2008 15:21
It's definitely yellow. They look so jolly against the cloudy sky.
Dave Hein04-Oct-2008 20:16
Guaranteed sunflowers here again next year then!
k_grqst03-Oct-2008 21:33
Really nice- even though it's not yellow, I love the sky!
Victoria03-Oct-2008 08:50
gorgeous, love this amazing shot
Russ Rose03-Oct-2008 03:49
pretty image. too bad that the field has been left to rot.
carolynne_w03-Oct-2008 03:48
Excellent. I like the perspective on this shot. The sky makes it really dramatic. V
Jessica McCollum03-Oct-2008 03:46
A wonderfully moody picture-wonderfully captured!
Cindi Smith03-Oct-2008 03:27
GLORIOUS! Beautiful sky behind that field of sunflowers! Love this shot!
Robin Reid03-Oct-2008 02:13
Excellent pictures!
carol j. phipps03-Oct-2008 01:02
Wow! this is gorgeous! V
Jola Dziubinska03-Oct-2008 00:26
Very pretty scene and colors, lovely find.
monica memoli02-Oct-2008 23:58
Van Gogh would have liked it! v
Gail Davison02-Oct-2008 22:51
What a beautiful sight.
Barbara Heide02-Oct-2008 22:29
wonderful field! love the light!
laine8202-Oct-2008 21:33
I'll send you over a flock of Cockatoos & Galahs, they'll clean those seeds out in no time flat.
regi olbrechts02-Oct-2008 21:07
Great composition!
Phillip Normanton02-Oct-2008 20:52
A little sinister somehow...
Harrison02-Oct-2008 20:51
Great sky, makes this very dramatic.
CreativeWiseGal02-Oct-2008 20:46
Classic and natural yellow. And a great sky, too!
Máire Uí Mhaicín02-Oct-2008 18:51
Lovely to find these in October.
beverley harrison02-Oct-2008 18:09
oooo this could be in a land far away...nice!!
Sabine Stetson02-Oct-2008 17:19
great image...great story...
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Mairéad02-Oct-2008 17:14
Great shot - it's cool that they are now growing wild.
Inga Morozoff02-Oct-2008 17:09
The wide angle is perfect for this shot.
Dan Chusid02-Oct-2008 16:39
Looks like they'll soon get a dose of watering.
Dawn C. Schu02-Oct-2008 16:13
What a great shot! Vote
Pat Shawyer02-Oct-2008 16:08
This is really lovely Lee !!
Coleen Perilloux Landry02-Oct-2008 16:05
C'est a Monet or a Van Gogh!!
Bill Ewart Jr02-Oct-2008 15:38
looks like a poster!! great lighting~
wernere0102-Oct-2008 15:21
A great dramatic composition. Looks like they have got enough sun in the past.
Ken Duckert02-Oct-2008 15:17
Lots of dynamic energy here. Love the shot of the sunflower field.
Norbert Fortelny02-Oct-2008 15:14
Great mood, well captured.
Somewhere I have seen a similar scene before, sunflower field with dark thunderclouds in the background.
faye white02-Oct-2008 15:13
wonderful sky to complement the flowers
Roe..02-Oct-2008 15:05
Lee..this scene is spectacular!
Nicki Thurgar02-Oct-2008 15:00
What a great find! love the wide view!