Tag Archives: Farms

First Cutting, Roxbury, Conn.

The first cutting came late this year, delayed by wet weather. I was intrigued by the diminutive tractor against the expansive background and recorded the scene for posterity.

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Farm Wagon in Winter

The corn harvest long over, the wagon stands at the edge of the field on Airport Hill in Roxbury. Rain and mud have characterized this unusually mild winter. But ice and snow are on the way.

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Clouds Aloft, Bridgewater, Conn.

Photo copyright 2016 by Marc Isolda All the elements of clouds, sky and field conspired to make me stop in the midday heat to photograph. The clouds brushed across a sweeping sky like a gauze veil that softened the contrast just … Continue reading

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Waiting for Hay, Roxbury, Conn.

Photo copyright 2016 by Marc Isolda The line of hay wagons on the hill in Roxbury was the work of an orderly farmer — or maybe he was just showing off for photographers like me.

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Patterns, Bridgewater, Conn.

Photo copyright 2016 by Marc Isolda Funny how sometimes minds do think alike — or in this case, they see alike. My eye was drawn to the patterns on the hillside and the rhythm of lines and textures in the wall and … Continue reading

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Farm Swing, Morris, Conn.

Photo copyright 2015 by Marc Isolda I first photographed this tree three years ago, its branches bare in the dead of winter. The farm swing, an old tire hanging from a thick branch, was then the focal point of the … Continue reading

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Fence, Snow and Shadow, Roxbury, CT

Photo Copyright 2015 by Marc Isolda The fence marching back on the hilltop, its shadow snaking alongside it, gave me the perfect moment for a photograph. All I had to do was stop the car, lower my window and make the exposure. … Continue reading

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Sunset and Snow, Sherman, CT

Photo copyright 2015 by Marc Isolda The hour-long drive home, made even longer by traffic and treacherous roads on that late afternoon, turned glorious for me as the sky in the west began to clear and the light snow continued … Continue reading

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Silo at Sunset, Bethlehem, CT

Copyright 2014 by Marc Isolda Wait for it…wait for it. Yes. The moment when the sun sits on the horizon and sends bands of yellow and orange into a deep blue sky.

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