First Cut

© Gary W. Lake

First Cut

Uploaded: July 03, 2003


The season's first cut of hay stands ready for the cutting bar. Storm clouds in the background and light from the setting sun falling on the hillside add contrast to the scene.


Wolfgang Dolak July 03, 2003

A wonderful composition, Gary! SUMMER!
birdie #43678

Kathleen Clemons May 26, 2019

Beautiful, Gary. I love the contrast between the light on the hay and the stormy sky. #131910

Gary W. Lake May 26, 2019

Thanks Birdie & Kathleen! #131921

Colette M. Metcalf May 26, 2019

Very nice, Gary!!! #132354

Gary W. Lake May 26, 2019

Thank you Colette! #132357

Susana Matos May 26, 2019

very nice contrast, and also like very much the little detail on the left (hay, is it?) Su, POrtugal #132399

Gary W. Lake May 26, 2019

Thanks Su! Yes - I was making a concerted effort to capture detail both up close and far away - nice of you to notice! #132487

America B May 26, 2019

Gary, this is a GREAT comp! GOod work! #132577

Gary W. Lake May 26, 2019

Thank you America! #132594

Gene Spears May 26, 2019

a beautiful image - striking contrast! #132602

Gary W. Lake May 26, 2019

Thanks Gene! #132608

Gene Spears August 14, 2003

well deserved! congratulations!! - gene #166414

Gary W. Lake August 14, 2003

Thanks Gene! #166714

Evy Johansen level-classic August 14, 2003

Congrats to you on this beautiful shot, Gary! Well derserved. #166743

Gary W. Lake August 15, 2003

Thank you Evy! #166911

Susana Matos August 15, 2003

congratulations Gary, I like this one very much, and very often though of it when shoting landscapes of this kind, the small detail that makes the diference!
cheers from Portugal, Su #167141

Gary W. Lake August 15, 2003

Thank you Su! #167144

Colette M. Metcalf August 15, 2003

Congrats again, Gary!!!! #167151

Gary W. Lake August 15, 2003

Thanks Colette! #167153

Dolores Neilson August 15, 2003

Another finalist!! Congrats again, Gary!! #167226

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic August 15, 2003

Congrats, Gary, a lovely composition! #167962

Bernard B. Travers August 15, 2003

Smashing, O Gary of the Lake. Smashing. Well deserved, as usual. #168137

Gary W. Lake August 15, 2003

Thank you Mette & Bernard! 8^) #168506

Kathleen Clemons August 15, 2003

Congrats Gary- I love this one! #168509

Gary W. Lake August 15, 2003

Thank you Kathleen! #168510

Carolyn J. Connolly May 13, 2005

Gorgeous image, Gary - I LOVE the contrasts!!! Sincere congratulations on this Finalist!! :-) #1348291

Gary W. Lake May 13, 2005

Thanks Carolyn! #1348303

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