Field Of Dreams. June 9, 2011Posted by littlebangtheory in Art and Nature.
Tags: lupines, Pudding Hollow, tilt-shift photography
Up the hill from here there’s a high valley known as Pudding Hollow, a beautiful little spot with a dozen or so houses, a picturesque stream and some grand views to the north. It’s well known for, among other things, a field of lupines which is in bloom this month:
The property owners have been very accommodating about photographing their fields, so long as people are respectful and don’t trample or pick the flowers. On my most recent visit the skies didn’t really deliver what I was looking for, but then, it’s hardly fair to complain about beautiful weather:
Those are both courtesy of Elliot, though the non-planar nature of the subjects made them sub-optimal candidates for tilt-shift photography.
I’m keeping an eye out for conditions with a bit more “atmospherics,” though; a calm morning with rising mists might obscure some of the flaws in these compositions and add some needed drama.
I guess time will tell about that idea.