“Every season has an end~for a harvest to begin. Embrace the process!” 
― Dina Rolle

The ripe wheat stretched to the horizon, bathed in late day sunshine. It was a still and hot day in late July when I made this image with my iPhone, not having my Nikon with me. It was quite a sight and I wanted to do it justice in portraying how vast this looked. Not Prairie vast, but vast by local standards.

I deliberately cropped this to remove the horizon, creating a frame of endless wheat, the photo frame creating a false horizon. It really wasn’t much of a crop but improved the message I wanted the photo to convey.

The photo frame encompasses about 100 acres of wheat, which is a typical single farm plot in my area. The wheat was dry and just about ready for harvest at the time. Since then, a heavy rain has knocked it down quite a bit, one of the many factors that affect harvest and yields. Timing is everything.

iPhone 7 back camera @ 4.0mm
1/170 sec; f/1.8; ISO 20

2 Comments on ““Endless”

  1. Very nice shot. I think your cropping the horizon did what you wanted and created vastness in the image that may not have been there with the horizon.

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