The Palouse, part 3 of 3

February 09, 2018  •  9 Comments

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On our last full day in the Palouse, we went up in the hills to photograph the farmers at work.  We were all going to have rides in the machines but unfortunately the tractor broke down before I had a chance to ride in it.

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Wendy and our friend Mark taking a ride on the tractor before it broke down.  The women in the middle was the farm owner's daughter.

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We stopped to look in this old circular barn.

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This shot was taken  inside the barn, looking up at the roof.  

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Driving through the area.

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Another abandoned barn that we drove to later on in the afternoon.  

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A close up view of the old barn.

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Another abandoned barn in a different area.  There  was still  lots of haze and smoke in the skies.

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On our last night, we were invited to Jack's (photo leader) house for dinner.  Before eating we hiked up in the hills on his property to see what the sunset was like.  This shot was taken while we waited for the sun to set.

 

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A different view from up top.  

This photo was taken facing a different direction.  It was too bad that it was another hazy night.  We really had a difficult time photographing the sunsets on this trip.  There were either no clouds or lots of hazy conditions.

 

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The next morning we had a few more hours to take some photos before leaving the area and starting our six hour drive  back to Vancouver.

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Two other members of our group visiting with the horses.

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We came across another old abandoned building.

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A grain of wheat that the Palouse is so famous for.

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Another popular barn in the Palouse where photographers like to visit.  

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The last photograph of the trip.  It was a wonderful area to visit and I'm looking forward to returning some year during the spring.


Comments

Hetty(non-registered)
Great pics. Such rustic beauty. Such a peaceful stuck in time place. Love the pics of the old truck with the barn in the background. The orange of the truck and the red of the barn make a colourful contrast. As always love seeing your pics.
Tricia Matheson(non-registered)
Think that the smokey air gave some really interesting light effects, especially of the other abandoned barn in a different area. Great photos! Loved looking at them.
janice(non-registered)
Great images. I like seeing the colour vs the black and white.
Sandy Dunstone(non-registered)
You have a great eye for just the right shot.
Maureen(non-registered)
Love this series of photos. I can understand you wanting to go back. It's almost like stepping back in time. Nice shots Marsha!
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