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Sunflower fields within driving distance of Chicago?

Jennifer Martin , Aug 29, 2005; 01:03 p.m.

Does anyone know of any sunflower fields within a day trip of Chicago?

Thanks, Jennifer

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Joseph Wisniewski , Aug 29, 2005; 01:50 p.m.

How big a field do you need? I'll try to post some of the legendary sunflower fields of Dearborn, Michigan.

Acres and acres up and down the douthfield expressway. I love getting into an area where they're man height.

Jennifer Martin , Aug 29, 2005; 02:31 p.m.

Doesn't have to extend as far as the eye can see - but I'm looking for fields rather than the stray flower here and there in someone's garden. I shot a few this weekend, but because I live downtown I'm somewhat limited to full-frame flowers and macro.

Joseph Wisniewski , Aug 30, 2005; 04:43 p.m.

Hi Jennifer.

These were quick shots I took with the point and shoot last October. Early October seems to be peak time for the sunflowers. Are they what you're looking for? (pardon the color, it's Canon auto white balance).


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Joseph Wisniewski , Aug 30, 2005; 04:46 p.m.

OK, one more time...


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Joseph Wisniewski , Aug 30, 2005; 04:48 p.m.

Well, that was under 100k, and under 500 pixels wide, and it still didn't show. Whoopie for photo.net!

Here's some different sunflowers


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Joseph Wisniewski , Aug 30, 2005; 04:49 p.m.

And one more


Another one

Joseph Wisniewski , Aug 30, 2005; 04:51 p.m.

Apparently, they don't display unlses you set a caption. Doesn't say that in the instructions! It's a feature, not a bug!


One of the earlier ones, again

Joseph Wisniewski , Aug 30, 2005; 04:53 p.m.

And the first one, which is now the last one.


Some tall ones, 5 or 6 footers

Jennifer Martin , Sep 01, 2005; 09:33 p.m.

Very beautiful - thanks so much for posting them! Definite road trip potential this fall, but I'm not too familiar with that area - which highway are they located along (assuming I'm on Hwy 94)?


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