Rural landscapes: the clash of icons


July is canola season on the prairies of western Canada. That’s when I like to drive country roads looking for good compositions that highlight the glowing yellow canola flowers. This scene highlights canola with an icon of Alberta: the oil pump. Love it when they come together. In fact, this scene made for several compelling pictures. Here’s another one:
Nikon D7100, tripod, polarizing filter

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