Monday, August 8, 2011


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I happened to drive past the Agricenter on Friday night and saw the sunflower field at Shelby Farms in full bloom. I love to stop there at this time of year, but my regular routes don't take me that way anymore, so I had forgotten about it. Needless to say, I did a U-turn and drove back for a little quality time with the flowers. :)

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The sun was setting and the lighting was wonderful. I even remembered to use the "sunset" setting on my camera.

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Lots of people were having portraits taken in front of the sunflowers - there were fancy cameras and light reflectors everywhere! I'll have to remember that (Jessica, you should come next year! You would LOVE it). For now, this was the best I could do. :)

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  1. I love sunflowers!! They're so beautiful and magically almost (esp with a whole field of them!)
    Nice shots, Brenda!

  2. Love the pictures! I'm glad you got the chance to enjoy them. :)

  3. You took those?? They are amazing shots! Really, I am impressed.

  4. Beautiful pictures! What kind of camera were you using? I think the shots turned out pretty good!


  5. Wow, I think this is the most comments I've ever gotten here! :) Thanks all!

    Dana, I have a Canon PowerShot SD 1200. I love it!

  6. How pretty! Supposedly, they say that the Kingsport area is getting a corn maze this fall - though the place that they have the ad for it up, uh, has no corn. At all. If it actually happens, I might have to go sneak some pics.

  7. Beautiful! And I totally thought I responded to this entry already.. :/ Sorry.

    I'd love to take pictures there! I don't know if I've ever seen a sunflower field, except maybe from the highway somewhere. How fun.. you could be my portrait subject. :) Thanks for the shout out!

  8. These photos are beautiful Brenda!! Wow, I'd LOVE to take photos in that sunflower field...

  9. That first photo is postcard worthy!