On the way to a business meeting, I happened to pass through the Flint Hills in Kansas. I made a mental note to spend more time on the way home exploring….
~ by Derrick Birdsall on November 21, 2012.
Posted in buildings, clouds, history, Kansas, light, photography, sepia, trees Tags: clouds, Flint Hills, hilltop, Kansas, old church, photography
Excellent Americana shot and the sepia touch really gives it an historical look. Nicely done!
The Palladian Traveler said this on November 23, 2012 at 3:42 am | Reply
thanks very much!
Derrick Birdsall said this on November 23, 2012 at 11:54 am | Reply
Absolutely haunting, Mr. B!
spilledinkguy said this on November 23, 2012 at 1:40 pm | Reply
Thanks Inky! I kinda thought so too!
Derrick Birdsall said this on November 24, 2012 at 6:53 pm | Reply
Really, really diggin’ this one Derrick, what a fabulous image! I love the nostalgic feel to it with the sepia tones, and that tree really strikes quite the pose beside the church there! Wonderful, my friend!
Toad Hollow Photography said this on November 23, 2012 at 5:39 pm | Reply
Thanks Toad! Glad you dropped by!
Derrick Birdsall said this on November 24, 2012 at 6:54 pm | Reply
Really amazing, Derrick! I hope some day I’ll visit these beautiful landscapes…
Lucas França said this on November 24, 2012 at 11:48 am | Reply
Thank you Lucas! Hope you do to!
A little of a eerie feel to this photograph but I mean that as a compliment : ) Really like the sepia touch you gave it.
Nareen Luz Rivas said this on November 25, 2012 at 9:46 pm | Reply
thanks much!!! I’m glad you like it… I’m having a hard time not editing all of my monochrome images this way!
Derrick Birdsall said this on November 26, 2012 at 8:06 pm | Reply
[…] Flint Hills – the only friend an old church on the side of a hill has is a barren tree that stands near it. Derrick Birdsall captures and processes this shot using sepia tones which adds a strong sense of nostalgia to the setting. […]
Enough Brilliant Photography Links to Implode the Universe said this on December 2, 2012 at 5:30 pm | Reply
Oh that sad little swing in the background, I think I hear it squeaking. Beautiful tones and composition Derrick!
Patti Kuche said this on December 3, 2012 at 9:22 am | Reply
Ooooh! I really like this one, Derrick. Beautiful. 🙂
Robin said this on December 5, 2012 at 2:05 pm | Reply
thanks Robin!!! 🙂
Derrick Birdsall said this on December 5, 2012 at 8:53 pm | Reply
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