Rural landscapes: the endless space


Whenever I go for a drive near my home in Calgary, I’m always gobsmacked by the sense of endless space offered by the prairies of western Canada. In this scene, I loved how the grove of trees gives your eyes a place to begin your trip through the composition.
There was one other tree in the scene, near the right border, but I removed it to keep the photo as simple as possible. That’s also why I created a monotone version to show you (and here’s the colour version:
Nikon D7100, 70-300mm zoom lens, tripod, polarizing filter

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