In the year 1708 a baby girl was born in Lively Virginia, a small community in Lancaster County. Her name was Mary Ball...
When I think of tranquility I envision a peaceful, serene place to relax and enjoy life. A place to be one with nature where there are no parade of speeding cars zipping along or sirens disturbing the quietness of the moment.
We photographers sometimes find interesting subjects in odd places. What appears routine to many provides
Happy Labor Day! In honor of this U S National Holiday we have a look at one of the great tools that contributed to the agricultural growth and industrialization of this nation.
The McCormick Farmall tractor, first manufactured around 1922, has been a highly reliable and valuable machine to farmers for more than 90 years. Today, McCormick products are distributed to countries around the globe. There was once an assembly operation in Baltimore before being relocated to a new Duluth Georgia facility sometime after 2001.
The Farmall pictured below was photographed in Lancaster County Virginia.
It is nice to see this old workhorse still in operation. I have no idea what year this was manufactured but it has a look of the 1950s.
As often seen on this site, here is a black and white conversion below.
The image began as a hand-held HDR bracket (0, +2, -2) that was processed in Nik's HDR Efex Pro 2 before importing into Lightroom 5 for final retouching.
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