Nobeyama plateau located at the foot in Mt. Yatsugatake in Nagano Prefecture in summer of two years ago. Cultivation of highland vegetables, such as lettuce and a cabbage, is performed using the cool climate in summer here. Altitude in here is a place with an above sea level of 1,300 m. Although there were clouds on that day, I remember that it was very hot day. In the plateau, the farmer was planting the seedling of lettuce in the hole of the pipe of long vinyl in order. Although agricultural work may have few stimuli compared with an urban life, clear air and the environment blessed with rich nature seem to have the healthy life which is hard to replace also with what.
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daddo (24404) 2014-02-06 4:22
Very impressive scenery Mikio. It is good to see that agriculture is still practiced as a family business and that it's not just the old people who are sustaining the tradition. The human body wasn't designed to sit for hours in the train, car and office. And what a view these people have! Excellent exposure. Regards. Klaudio.
lousat (77798) 2014-02-06 4:39
Hi Mikio,fantastic backlight and great atmopshere from this place,so high and so nice,i think that could be nice to work in the fields there,an excellent capture where the perfect exposure makes the difference.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
dta (67162) 2014-02-06 4:56
Hello Mikio ,
I like a lot this kind of picture, showing both an intersting rural scene and a superb landscape . The clouds Rolling upon the moutains are a fine bonus .
pajaran (52578) 2014-02-06 5:41
Interesantan i dobar tekst o mestu, sa opisom ...
Lep pogled na polje i planine sa oblakom ...
Dobar trenutak snimka, kontrast i osrtina, lepo pokazano mesto i trenutak sa radnicima, lepe boje.
Lepo mesto i trenutak.
An interesting and good article on the place, with a description ...
Nice view of the field and mountains with cloud ...
Good time recording, contrast and osrtina, nice place and moment shown with workers, beautiful colors.
Nice place and the moment.
All the best.
photoray (12493) 2014-02-06 8:14
Fine view of the Nobeyama Plateau agriculture field with workers busy growing healthy produce, and a dramatic mountain backdrop.
ikeharel (58133) 2014-02-06 8:14
Two subjects in this picture, Mikio: the green field with the farmers work on, on the beautiful green. Than there is an impressive sight of the mountaind on far side and the clouds enveloped the tops.
Fine combined scenery.
PaulVDV (22673) 2014-02-06 9:40
Surrounded by high mountains with sharp peaks this fertile plateau is highly suitable for agriculture.
Excellent depth. Good composition.
Beautiful daily life - and nature picture.
Best regards, Paul
mcmtanyel (14117) 2014-02-06 20:03
This farmer has a majestic view from his fields. Your rendering of the farm is excellent, as usual. I especially appreciate the inclusion of the truck in the frame, I like cars in photos.
saxo042 (37578) 2014-02-07 7:42
A very beautiful landscape view and a very good picture that shows all these people working on the field. An interesting scene and interesting clouds.
fabbs99 (16467) 2014-02-07 21:52
I love the lush greenery of this place.The hills,misty clouds and the fields create a magic scene here.Excellent exposure and sharpness.Very well captured with warm color tones.TFS.
danos (87451) 2014-02-08 9:25
very nice the panoramic view of the fields with the nylon to protect vegetables from the frost.I like the creative perspective with the farmers to adds life in the scene.Excellent documentary shot from the daily life of these native people.
abmdsudi (43714) 2014-02-08 9:48
A breath taking landscape with the sweeping view full of depth, in great clarity and the best colors rendition possible with nice layers of diff tones The striking farmers give us some indication of size, I feel light is a bit harsh but your pp has enhanced the image really well. Congrats.
mirosu (14440) 2014-02-17 3:33
Excellent view of the vegi fields and the working people. The composition with the mountains is excellent. There are nice light reflections.
Very well done
Wish you a very nice week.
- Copyright: mikio kato (kato) (11630)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-07-04
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature
- Camera: Pentax K10 D, Pentax DA 50-200 f4-5.6 ED
- Exposure: f/9.5, 1/750 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-02-06 3:28