journal

bee

May 5, 2013 pastoral

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giant blue bee
la tavola marche
the sunflowers patch

piobbico, le marche
august 12, 2012

in the park
the lazy bees
are droning in the flowers
among the trees

f/5.6
1/1000 s
iso 400
aperture priority
camera – nikon D90
lens – nikkor 18-300mm f/1:3.5-5.6
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – pastoral

steeple

May 5, 2013 pastoral

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light the candle, john
the daylight is almost gone
the birds have sung their last
the bells call all to mass

photo-essay – pastoral

church steeple
fiorenzula di focara, le marche
august 09, 2012

f/5.6
1/1600 s
iso 400
aperture priority
camera – nikon D90

lens – nikkor 18-300mm f/1:3.5-5.6

image size – 464 X 700

corn

February 4, 2013 pastoral

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on the road
to tavola marche

piobbico, le marche
august 16, 2012

shucked and boiled
roasted in the husk
buttered and salted
it is ambrosia

f/20.0
1/10 s
iso 200
aperture priority
camera – nikon D90
lens – nikkor 18-300 mm f/1:3.5-5.6
image size 1700 X 841

photo-essay – pastoral

rosa

February 4, 2013 pastoral

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from earle-and-suzanne’s
looking south-west
plowed fields

isola di fano, le marche
august 09, 2012

fratte rosa’s skyline
traces the horizon
church steeple
punctures the blue

f/8.0
1/250 s
iso 200
aperture priority
camera – nikon D90
lens – nikkor 80-400 mm f/4.5-5.6
image size 1700 X 841

photo-essay – pastoral

tractor

February 4, 2013 pastoral

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farmer and tractor
in the fading sun
across the valley
isola di fano, le marche
august 09, 2012

je ne cherche pas,
je trouve
the blue period

f/5.6
1/500 s
iso 280
aperture priority
camera – nikon D90
lens – nikkor 70.0-200.0 mm f/1:2.8
image size 1700 X 841

photo-essay – pastoral

bales

February 4, 2013 pastoral

Sunday5  169

hay bales turned
like cigarettes
piobbico, le marche
august 05, 2012

when the world lies green
beneath a brilliant sky
we find never-ending miles
of new-mown hay

f/22.0
1/60 s
iso 200
aperture priority
camera – nikon D90
lens – nikkor 12-24 mm f/4.0
image size 1700 X 841

photo-essay – pastoral

hills

February 4, 2013 pastoral

Sunday5  024

from hilltop
looking north-west
oak covered hills

isola di fano, le marche
august 05, 2012

for i would ride
upon the wind
dance
upon the mountains
like a flame

f/5.6
1/500 s
iso 200
aperture priority
camera – nikon D700
lens – nikkor 18-300 mm f/1:3.5-5.6
image size 1700 X 841

photo-essay – pastoral

farm

February 4, 2013 pastoral

Sunday5  007

from the road
looking across valley
looking north-east

isola di fano, le marche
august 05, 2012

behind the cypress
and ancient oaks
sleeps la casetta

f/5.6
1/500 s
iso 200
aperture priority
camera – nikon D700
lens – nikkor 18-300 mm f/1:3.5-5.6
image size 1700 X 841

photo-essay – pastoral

night

February 4, 2013 pastoral

Monday6  101

from hilltop
across from
earle-and-suzanne’s

isola di fano, le marche
august 06, 2012

the sky grew darker
painted blue on blue
one stroke at a time
into deeper and deeper
shades of night

f/4.0
1/125 s
iso 200
aperture priority
camera – nikon D90
lens – nikkor 12.0-24.0 f/4.0
image size 1700 X 841

photo-essay – pastoral

soil

February 4, 2013 pastoral

Friday17 001

down the road
from the agriturismo –
la tavola marche

piobbico, le marche
august 17, 2012

in my mind’s eye
i see the tractor
used to till these fields
i see the plow
it once pulled

f/22.0
1/30 s
iso 200
aperture priority
camera – nikon D700
lens – nikkor 12-24 mm f/4.0
image size 1700 X 841

photo-essay – pastoral