Distant Poppies

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June 16, 2014


Willington, Bedfordshire


A long exposure of the clouds and grasses of the Bedfordshire countryside with the promise of a dense poppy field in the distance.

I was drawn in by the sweeping tractor tracks and the overhead cables, so thought I would couple it with a long exposure to emphasise the movement of the clouds in the same direction.  The resulting cool blue/green image is very different from what I set out to shoot that evening, on the look out for poppies, but the distant poppy field didn’t live up to my expectations this time around.