© Jeana Clark


Uploaded: April 11, 2009


I'm not sure of the year of
this old tractor...but it's
a John Deere R model and its
one of the first models to
run on diesel. It resides in
the pasture behind where my
favorite old barn is.
I was out and about one May
afternoon not long after the
EF5 tornado took away my neighboring
town of Greensburg Kansas...Our weather
was really unstable that summer...
But it made for dramatic skies!!!!

I'm going to try this in the Monthly Theme,
as most of the farmsteads where I live...
This IS their BackYard!!!!!


14mm ~ F/8 ~ 1/1000sec. ~ ISO-160

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/10000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 160, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 14.30 mm, Model: DSC-R1


MELODIE C. ROBERTS April 11, 2009

Good Morning ~S....Y~!!!
I Can NOT believe I am The First one Here!!! (For Now) ;0)
I LOVE This!!
Fantastic Find ~KS~!!
Even Though The Tractor is Retired it Still Looks More Than Capable of Taking on the Day and That Ominoius Sky!!
In Fact..It Looks Like It is Challenging The Weather!!
Wonderful Color and Treatment!

Into My Favorites!!

Saturday Q's For U's!! #1112199

Monnie Ryan April 11, 2009

Wow -- wonderful capture, Jeana! You're right, that tractor looks like it's in pretty good shape. BTW, I just bought a T-shirt that says "Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Red Tractors!" :-D #7394291

Bojan Bencic level-classic April 11, 2009

Great composition and dramatic sky, Jeana. #7394310

Melissa G. Meiselman April 11, 2009

Terrific farm scene with those dazzling cloud formations, fantastic composition, vivid color and sharp detail, Jeana!!! #7394461

Melissa Olsen April 11, 2009

I am so with Melissa on this one...great capture, Jeana! #7394474

Jeana Clark April 11, 2009

Hello All!!!
Thanks so much for your
wonderful comments and input!!!
LOL Monnie....Sure wish I had
got that t-shirt for you!!!
Gotta love that
John Deere Green..& yellow!!!

Thanks again Very Much!!!!


~J~ #7394512

Michelle Alton April 11, 2009

A wonderful tractor "portrait" Jeana. Great catch and processing. #7394771

Dr Silly level-classic April 11, 2009

Beautiful colors in this shot. :O) #7394776

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap April 11, 2009

Excellent comp. & dramatic sky Here Jeana! #7394815

JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe April 11, 2009

LOVE the intensity of your image, Jeana! #7394854

Erin Appelbaum April 11, 2009

Outstanding composition, intensity of color and details Jeana. Well done. Peter #7394935

John Connolly April 11, 2009

If they had painted the tractor red, it would still be going, Jeana! A great find, beautifully captured and a perfect theme entry! #7395185

Tammy Espino April 11, 2009

Fantstic effects and capture!!! #7395531

Jeana Clark April 11, 2009

Good Evening!!!
Thank you everyone for your wonderful kindness!!! It's so appreciated!!!


~J~ #7395684

April 11, 2009

Absolutly outstanding Jeana, wow it is beautiful, love the treatment...

Francine #7395766

Courtenay Vanderbilt April 12, 2009

Wow Jeana! Fantastic comp, colors and details! The sky is awesome! Happy Easter! #7396350

Gina Cormier level-classic April 12, 2009

Love the composition and effects Jeana!!! #7396668

anonymous April 12, 2009

I always love your effects. Great colors here. You are going to have to help me get those gorgeous skies on some of my pics. Wonderful work! #7397000

Ken Smith level-classic April 12, 2009

A very dramatic sky..happy Easter to you and your family, Jeana! #7397247

Jeana Clark April 12, 2009

Good Afternoon

Thanks all so much!!!
I appreciate your kindness!!!!


~J~ #7397604

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna April 12, 2009

WOW!!!!! AWESOME shot, Blondie!!! Fantastic DD work on this image!!!! WTGG!!! :-) Ma #7398317

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe April 12, 2009

Incredible sky, Jeana! I love this image and it certainly does convey a sense of place...like the backyard of where you live. I love it!! #7398669

Tammy D. Ferren April 13, 2009

The colors and depth on this is just gorgeous, Jeana! Stormy skies are so beautiful. #7400323

Dianna Murphy April 14, 2009

What a great back yard! My husband would LOVE to restore this. Wonderful image with such outstanding color and composition. #7404527

Nikki McDonald level-classic April 15, 2009

Excellent shot and terrific effects to enhance it, Jeana. #7406728

Jeana Clark April 18, 2009

Thanks girls so very much!!!


~J~ #7417801

Lois Adomite level-classic April 21, 2009

Great entry, great skies and dramatic. Lois #7428593

Tamara K. Walker level-classic May 26, 2009


Aimee S. McMaster May 26, 2009

...awesome image Jeana....warm congratulations...Aimee #7560184

A P May 26, 2009

Congratulations Jeana and I'm cheering for this outstanding capture to go...... ALL THE WAY!!! #7560276

Linda D. Lester level-classic May 26, 2009

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist! Good luck in the next round! #7560537

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna May 26, 2009


Stefania Barbier level-addict May 26, 2009

congratulations!!!! #7560859

Val Feldman level-deluxe May 26, 2009

Congratulations, again! Best of luck next round! #7560996


Alphabet Soup For You!!!!

Q W O X !!!

This is Going to Win!!!! #7561173

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 26, 2009

WTG, Jeana -- congratulations on this bold and beautiful finalist. Hope it goes on. #7561277

Erin Appelbaum May 26, 2009

Another outstanding finalist Jeana. Congrats. Peter #7561386

Kimi A. Phillips May 26, 2009


Keith Butler May 26, 2009

Congratulations on your Finalist JENNA! #7561874

Ken Smith level-classic May 26, 2009

Way to go, Jeana...congrats to you on your super finalists! #7562550

frank w. degenhardt May 26, 2009

Fantastic work and another Finalist. Way to go dear friend. #7562672

Renee Doyle level-classic May 26, 2009

Big congratulations Jeana on this wonderful finalist!! #7562765

Eugenio Diaz May 26, 2009

Congratulations on this Outstanding Finalist...Wonderful work!
WTG Jeana!!! #7563565

Tammy Espino May 26, 2009

Congrats!!! :) #7563721

Melissa G. Meiselman May 26, 2009

Huge congratulations on this stunning finalist!!! #7563743

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 26, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist! Beautiful Jeana! #7563840

Lois Adomite level-classic May 26, 2009

Congratulations. Lois #7564201

Debra R. Harder May 26, 2009

This is excellent, Jeana! Love this! Congratulations on your beautiful finalist! Deb #7564409

Anita Hogue May 27, 2009

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S!!! #7565551

Gina Cormier level-classic May 27, 2009

Jeana!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WOWIE!!!!! #7566066


Just Pulling up My Chair to Beat The Crowd!! #7566236

Steve Rice May 27, 2009

Jeana, Congrats on a great image. Good luck on the next round.. Excellent capture. Take care my friend #7567417

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 27, 2009

Congrats Jeana on your Finalist! Jeff #7568193

Nadya Johnson May 27, 2009

Terrific capture, Jeana! Looks like "my" backyard, as well. Congrats on your outstanding finalist! #7568437

Jeana Clark May 27, 2009

Thanks so much EVERYONE!!!
I truly appreciate your kindness
and supportive comments!!!!


~J~ #7569486

Laurie Daily level-deluxe May 28, 2009

What a dramatic capture, Jeana!!! A BOG Congratulations on another beautiful finalist!!! #7570535

Sherry McClead May 28, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist... awesome image... WTG!!

Sherrybear #7570988

Linda Blair June 04, 2009

Congratulations!!!!!!! #7596163

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