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23-MAR-2008

View on Deventer

Haerlerberg, Sallandse Heuvelrug, Overijssel, The Netherlands view map

There are several things I like here. The whole image is quite blurry, as if looking through one's eyelashes, but the image is still quite strong. I like the road, its curve and its sudden disappearance. You could compare it to life, but that's a bit cheap of course. I also like the texture of the heath, which is like a woolly mammoth. But most of all I like the way the long lens emphasises the height diffrences, which, being in the Netherlands is still very modest here: some 60 meters. On the horizon is home: Deventer, one hour of cycling to go. Well, that is if there are no intervening photo-opps.

Canon EOS 40D ,Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
1/400s f/11.0 at 300.0mm iso200 full exif

other sizes: small medium large original auto
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slhoornstra19-Mar-2011 07:59
Altogether striking. V
10-Mar-2009 11:37
Rode is at the foot!
pep29-Mar-2008 17:01
Aside the perfectly balanced composition, this picture strikes me with its allegorical mood. v
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