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The circular pattern meant that this rice was destined for offering to the deities. Only clean water was put into this field and fertilization was limited. It's nice to see agriculture occurring in a museum.


Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Thursday, February 5th, 2009 at 8:25 PM
Exposure: 10.0 sec at f7.1
ISO: 100 asa
Lens: 17-55mm f/2.8G ID ED DX AF-S Zoom-Nikkor at 24mm
(equivalent field of view of a 36mm lens on a 35mm camera)
Tag: Japan, night, field, snow
Larger image: 1999 x 1328
Raw image: 4288 x 2848

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Fourth Trip to Japan > Gifu > Circular Rice Paddy
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