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“Summer progresses and the fruits of our labours and those of others, begin to yield, as evidenced by the bounty of the farm fields.” – Ed Lehming I should really call this recent series of images “Images Along the Way” since all have been taken from the roadside or not too far off the road on my travels to and from my camper. This scene was absolutely marvelous and I simply had… Read More

“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… Read More

“Squabbling over too little is just human nature. But it says a great deal about a person, what they do with abundance.”  ― Tessa Dare Today, some time spent out of the forest in in the farm fields around my home. It’s hard to believe, but it’s already late July and the wheat fields are seas of golden waves, swaying in the hot summer breezes. As I stand among the soon to be… Read More

“First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not. Habit will help you finish and polish your stories. Inspiration won’t. Habit is persistence in practice.” ― Octavia E. Butler This is where it all started, my work with black backgrounds, and it has taken me till now to finally photograph these wheat stalks. I had envisioned doing this several months ago. I went out and… Read More

“The fields…are white already to harvest” (John 4:35 KJV), or as other versions put it, “ripe for harvest.”…One part of the harvest metaphor we may have missed was the importance of timing-there is a season for both sowing and reaping, and sometimes there is a season of simply waiting and watering.” ― Keri Wyatt Kent I just got back from a few days in Ontario’s Bruce County. The region offers rolling farmlands,… Read More