This month through your adapted lenses - March 2017

Started Mar 2, 2017 | Discussions thread
Robert Schroeder
Robert Schroeder Senior Member • Posts: 1,625
Re: Landscape with E-M1 & Tokina 17mm f/3.5 & Speed Booster

Mark9473 wrote:

Robert Schroeder wrote:

The countryside is called Blaues Ländchen (blue country); in earlier times, sheep farming and cultivating flax were widespread and making cloth was a major source of income, and because the woad plant is quite common there, people used the blue dye that can be extracted from its leaves for dying the cloth – thus the name!

Looks like a very relaxing region. But knowing how splendid as the German countryside is, I must admit I'd like to be closer to the forests & rivers.

So do I, mostly – and actually this sceneis just a few kilometers away

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