A world away by Mary Campbell

The farmlands of Pennsylvania are very productive. The Amish people forgo the use of modern equiptment, yet their farms are beautiful and bountiful. This picture was taken in the back roads of Amish Country PA (somewhere between Strasburg and Intercourse)

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  • maka1967
    maka1967about 7 years ago

    Love the stunning colors and great clarity. Thanks for the description.

  • Thanks maka, I appreciate the look..

    – Mary Campbell

  • SkyFox
    SkyFoxabout 7 years ago

    Wonderful exposure!

  • I should probably let you think that, but actually it was terrible exposure. The sky was blown out, the man in the carriage was black as night… Thank god for the tools available with digital photography, and wonderful Photoshop program. It’s given all artists the tools needed to paint the pictures they want (even if the tools are digital tools instead of a paint brush).. Thanks for the comment Sky Fox..

    – Mary Campbell

  • pijinlane
    pijinlaneabout 7 years ago

    To me this is a sensible kind of transport … I wish we could go back to it!

  • There is a place here in the states, you’d like call Macinac Island it’s in Michigan. Anyway they banned cars and everyone rides around in horse and carriages. I think it was made for you! Great place to visit too.

    – Mary Campbell

  • Steven  Agius
    Steven Agiusabout 7 years ago

    What a beautiful capture Mary, love the scenery excellent colours and superb detail, well done.

  • Thanks Steve, I appreciate the comment.

    – Mary Campbell

  • ericseyes
    ericseyesabout 7 years ago

    Another good one Mary; I think they keep thier farms a lot neater too then some with modern machinery.

  • They truely do take pride in their farms. I have this other picture I should put up of 2 amish woman sweeping the carriage path to the house. I was amazed at the care given.

    – Mary Campbell

  • paulywog1561
    paulywog1561about 7 years ago

    Nice picture.
    No doubt about it, the Amish have a neat and orderly lifestyle.

  • Thanks for the look, Paul. I popped over to your site, and was very impressed.

    – Mary Campbell

  • Gary L   Suddath
    Gary L Suddathalmost 7 years ago

    love the composure an color

  • Thanks Gary… I appreciate the visit and walk about.

    – Mary Campbell

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersabout 6 years ago

    That is truly beautiful. I admire the Amish for their self-reliance and devotion to family. xo

  • Yes, they are interesting, admirable, with a great capacity for love and forgiveness. I remember when some nut shot up one of their schools killing many children, the parents went out of their way to forgive the perputrator. I don’t know many of us who could of followed their religion and forgiven, at a time like that.

    – Mary Campbell

  • Joseph Rieg
    Joseph Riegabout 6 years ago

    Mary, I enjoy any shot of our Amish Community…well done.

  • Thanks Joseph.. I love wandering around there. Beautiful farm land, and interesting subjects that take you back in time.

    – Mary Campbell

  • Andrew S
    Andrew Sover 5 years ago

  • Thanks for the feature Andrew, appreciate it.

    – Mary Campbell

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