Rural Respite

Life on the prairie years ago was assuredly not a carefree existence, but the beauty of the rural setting evokes thoughts of an unhurried time, devoid of the trappings of today.

Photo captured at Peck Farm in Geneva, Illinois.

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24 thoughts on “Rural Respite

  1. Brian, thank you for the follow. Rural Respite, its just great, in my opinion. All the elements are strong – the textured sky, the rising foreground and obscuring grasses, the lone tree, I like everything about it. Texas is full of barns, but not like this. My dad loved photographing old homesteads and I wish he were still alive to enjoy your blog. I know I will!

  2. Excellent rural Gothic atmosphere in this piece. Looks like an establishing scene-shot from an Alfred Hitchcock film. A very well done composition.

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