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Monument Valley
Storm Clouds
An icy landscape while walking the Marginal Way
Beyond the Sea on the Marginal Way
A View of Lake Calhoun
A peak of light while climbing Wachusett Mountain
Saint-Tropez Girl Eating Ice Cream
The view at the Tenquille Lake, British Columbia, Canada
A summery evening at the Old Stone Church
Garden vegetables
Sunrise in Manila
Summer in the Heartland
ILLINOIS STORM
Golden Gate Fog
To the Pacific
Eat your Greens
A Lazy Afternoon by the Christina River at the Riverwalk in Wilmington, Delaware
Bubble Mountains from Jordan Pond
Fishing boat on a foggy harbor
Fog over the harbor from Cadillac Mountain
Boothbay Harbor on a foggy evening
Lone Sailboat at Sunset
Flash
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Summer in the Heartland

Freshly cut and baled hay, together with dark clear skies and warm nights, is typical of summertime in the Midwest. This picture captures the dichotomy that is typical of where I live...populated cities surrounded by sparsely inhabited farming communities. Located approximately 20 miles north of Illinois' capital city of Springfield, this field seemed like the ideal place to capture both the dark skies that can be seen in the country and the skyglow of the city.

TAGS: Illinois, Midwest

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Elkhart, Illinois, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Joshua Rhoades.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2017
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 22, 2017, 4:35 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS Rebel T6i
Shutter Speed: 1/0
ISO: ISO800
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PHOTO LOCATION Elkhart, Illinois, United States of America