Local buildings, trees, wildlife don't do it for me. Not even the house I grew up in.
It seems relatively easy to take competent photos of dramatic places. We're all Ansel Adams, our eye trained to take a good nature photo.
Is this scene appealing if you don't already love the prairie?
Is this scene beautiful to those who don't know what the air smells like in Minnehaha County? who don't know what's beyond the horizon?