Turf drying

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Turf drying

Ann Coates level-classic 7/12/2009 2:45:52 PM

Great find and scenic capture Patricia. Gorgeous colours and love those mountains in the background. #1153283

Max Aureli 7/12/2009 3:00:33 PM

WOW Patricia!!!! What a scenery you captured my friend!!!! And the mountains are gorgeous... silver!!!! It's an unusual scenery with those turf, really beautiful composition!!!!! #7732210

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 7/12/2009 3:05:43 PM

Hi Patricia,Beautiful capture.Truf for us is large fields of grass that our cut and rolled into little bales to be transplanted in to people yards.Like those mountain in back ground!!!!! #7732222

Gord MacEachern level-classic 7/12/2009 3:30:13 PM

Beautiful scene Here Patricia, I have never seen turf cut and piled like this . Thanks for chance to see something new like this!! #7732302

John Connolly level-classic 7/12/2009 3:44:38 PM

Wonderful light and contrast here Patricia! I have heard of this strange ritual, thanks for sharing! #7732347

Bonnie C. Lackey level-classic 7/12/2009 3:50:59 PM

I have seen thousands of pictures but have never seen this scene ever before! Great job on a most original landscape! #7732360

Monnie Ryan level-classic 7/12/2009 4:06:59 PM

Very unique and interesting -- a gorgeous scene, Patricia! This is such a beautiful part of Ireland! #7732400

Patricia Ronan level-classic 7/12/2009 4:54:33 PM

Uploading another image to let you see how wet the bog is and where the turf is cut from. #7732489

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 7/12/2009 5:41:44 PM

Another spectacular view of your beautiful country,Patricia!!! I have said this before but you should be working for the Tourism Dept.!!! The colors, detail, lighting, clarity, & perspective are lovely!!!
Thanks for telling & showing us about this- I did not know that either!!! #7732632

Janice Mezzacappa 7/12/2009 8:54:11 PM

Beautiful scenic shot Patricia it entails every aspect of a superb image! I miss Ireland and can't wait to go back, thanks for bringing me back through your eyes! #7732951

Mary K. Robison 7/12/2009 9:05:55 PM

Patricia, this strikes me as a quintessential image of Ireland over the centuries ~ some things don't change, such as drying the sods of turf for fuel.
The colors and light are gorgeous here, and your composition is so on-the-mark, with the mountains and sky challenging the viewer to look away from the fascinating stacks in the foreground. Splendid capture, my friend! #7732968

Michelle Alton 7/13/2009 2:53:50 AM

I can almost smell the heavy peaty aroma in the air. A magnificent way to reconect. #7733438

Agnes Fegan level-classic 7/13/2009 5:22:24 AM

Interesting image from front to back...so much to see...beautiful! #7733859

ROLAN NARMAN 7/13/2009 9:01:53 AM

Gorgeous composition and colors Patricia! Fantastic capture and pov! #7734700

Tiia Vissak 7/13/2009 11:47:57 AM

cool colors, light & framing! #7735156

Patricia Ronan 7/14/2009 3:25:31 PM

Thanks everyone:) #7739436

Wm Nosal 7/15/2009 5:57:12 PM

Great Shot! Cool use, How is it Used? #7743201

Patricia Ronan 7/16/2009 3:32:01 PM

Thanks Wm, the turf or peat as it is sometimes called is burned for heat or for cooking. #7746639

Colleen Farrell level-classic 7/16/2009 3:58:18 PM

Fascinating landscape, Patricia! #7746737

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aperture,f 8 shutter,1/160.
A bog in Co. Galway, Ireland, with cut sods of turf left to dry for fuel.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 21.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL

Uploaded on 7/12/2009 2:41:11 PM

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