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Dry and Very Dusty!

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Conditions couldn't have played out better that allowed this one to be captured! A couple of days ago my buddy Andre` were combing the countryside in search of a cougar that was sited. Upon happening down a very dry, dusty gravel road in Andre` pick-up truck, Andre` spots this old well pump just sitting there in the middle of a grain field. We stopped to investigate and to judge weather or not there would be a decent photo opp. As this was happening, huge amounts of dust caused by the pick-up started blanketing the field and the old pump. because of the very low angle of the sun I quickly realized that there was about to be a great photo opp...

I wasn't disappointed!

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PS....we never did locate the cougar!!!

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WOW! that is a sweet shot Stu. The photo alone is amazing. The story makes it even better.

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Why can't I see these pictures?? I used to be able to see all of them, now only a few come up. Some avatars don't show up either.

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I like the mood! I'd consider cropping off some from the left side for comp purposes. Good eye!

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Beautiful shot of Pumps off the Red by Mr. Cat's on the Red!!!!

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Thank you for the comments!

I did look at cropping it, but I wanted to include the hydro pole shown in the distant left.

The cropped photo does work and still offers good composition! I feel that the vegetation located at the bottom of the pump does it some real justice too...

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Very cool. I do like the first one better too.

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Awesome capture Stu. I like the 1st one the best as well. Sometimes less is more, but sometimes it's not.

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That's a great effect! I like the first one, too. I think the powerline(?) in the background adds some depth to this.

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As usual I go against the grain and prefer the second shot with out the powerline. Its a beautiful shot on its own and I don't care for the distraction of the pole of the background taking me away from the pump.

Really doesn't matter you've captured a winner with either shot!

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