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Circle of life

Posted by
dobbino (Cape Town, South Africa) on 10 September 2018 in Art & Design.

Jacqui and I recently took a short drive to a little town called Caledon. I was specifically looking to take some shots of the canola fields, and when we left home the skies were clear and blue. On the other side of Sir Lowry's Pass, however, Cape Town weather did its normal trick on us and the skies were covered in cloud. But we continued anyway. On our way back, we came across this delightful scene. So we stopped and took some shots, having no idea what was going on. And then on Friday I received a message from one of my friends who was listening to an interview on a local radio station and she managed to record most of the interview and attached the clip to her message. I was then able to use Google to find out more. If you are interested, you can read about the project by clicking on this link. Amazing stuff.

FUJIFILM X-T2 1/280 second F/9.0 ISO 200 39 mm

All images © Rob Minter, and licensed in terms of a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 South Africa License

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Aliens . . yes, watch the skies . .

10 Sep 2018 5:45am

@Ronnie 2¢: Certainly helped from the skies! On the interview I heard that the tractors were programmed with Google earth to get the patterns - steered themselves during the ploughing and planting!

omid from mashhad, Iran

Lovely colors !!!!!!!!!!!

10 Sep 2018 9:17am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

The curse of the crop circle strikes. Just about the right size for a UFO landing pad :)

10 Sep 2018 9:24am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Your link about this picture was interesting. I think a landscape art project is a great idea. I like your title for this image.

10 Sep 2018 11:32am

@Shaun: Umm - one of the few people who read the stories behind the images! And thanks for the comment!

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

Really a nice work here!

10 Sep 2018 2:19pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

oh bon travail

10 Sep 2018 5:46pm

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

great capture and very interesting info

11 Sep 2018 4:50am

1/280 second
ISO 200
39 mm