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By Scott Shephard
I'm back in the country today - this time showing another shot of an area already pictured in this blog. On this particular summer morning, the humidity left wisps of low-lying fog surrounding this long-vacant farm.
Canon 1DII 1/2s f/7.1 ISO400 24mm
So far I am responsible for taking the pictures posted on my "Photo A Day" blog. But this photo isn't my doing - it was taken by a woman named Leah DeGeest. The subject is my wife, Debra and Leah was Deb's grandmother. The setting for the photo is the DeGeest farm south of Miller, SD, and it was taken in the late 1950's.
What is little Debbie up to? Some kind of chores, I'd guess. What a great moment and great photo! I think it has a kind of Dorothea Lange look, though during the late '50s, spending time on her grandparent's farm was a near-perfect existence for a city child like Deb.
Camera and settings unknown. This is a scan from our family photo archive.