Rural landscapes: the near & far view


It was -25c when I spotted this old truck along the road and realized it would make a compelling photo when contrasted with the newer, maintained barn in the distant background. The key was going with a shallow depth of field so the barn would be just enough out-of-focus that it would complement, rather than compete with the truck for your primary attention. Here’s the colour version:

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