Country Roads (North of Toronto)

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  1. Antarctican

    Antarctican TPF Noob!

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    The once widespread farmland north of Toronto is disappearing quickly, but there are still pockets of it. These pictures are all within about a 20-30 minute highway drive from downtown Toronto.

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    (^^^ I liked the juxtaposition between the yellowy/gold wheat field and whatever the purple-flowered crop was beside it)

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    (^^^ This one lone tree looked out of place, towering over the field)

    Thanks for looking.
     
  2. AncientSnapper

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    Well worth capturing these before the concrete comes - #3 is my favourite
     
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    How pretty. Makes me a bit homesick for the rolling hills, farmlands and greenery of the mid-western gothic America where I was a kid.
     
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    Alex_B No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    looks familiar :)

    for me as a stranger, the first one looks most typical.
     
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    Alex_B No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    did you say North?

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    ;)
     
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    Love the third one! Nice job on all of them.
     
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    Nice shots. Number two is my personal favorite, but all three are nice. Even here in Maine, where there are barely any people, urban sprawl is evident. Sad really.
     
  8. Chris of Arabia

    Chris of Arabia Herding cats since 1988... Supporting Member

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    Could I suggest a crop on #2 - basically everything above the purple to go, leaving the eye to concentrate on the graphics lines apparent in the rest of the image.
     
  9. Antarctican

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    Here's the crop you suggested...
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    Antarctican TPF Noob!

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    And here's a slightly different angle of the same scene, also cropped to remove everything above the purple-flowered plants...
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  11. lostprophet

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    those photos worry me, they look a bit like south oxfordshire and didcot is in south oxfordshire.

    I think the crops are better
     
  12. Chris of Arabia

    Chris of Arabia Herding cats since 1988... Supporting Member

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    I think that works a little better - I'd be interested to know what others think though.
     

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