I went out into the wheat fields north of Bowman this morning and felt the sun beating down on them and me. It was almost 100 degrees today, and a day to remember when the frost and ice of winter become too hard to take. Wheat Field with Solarizing Filter Grasshopper in the Wheat Sunlight [...]
Category Archives: Fields
There are some vibrant yellow fields of mustard north of Bowman, and I thought I’d share an image of them with you. It was good to get out into the countryside once again.
Here are some shots of a ripening wheat field taken last Sunday. It won’t be long now before all these golden stalks of grain will be harvested.
On Sunday afternoon I drove north of Bowman again to see how the fields were looking. They had pretty much turned from the green of July to a rich, golden yellow of August. It was a fairly calm day, with lots of interesting clouds floating over the country. This is really a peak time of the [...]
My photograph, Sunflowers in a Field, is featured in this month’s North Dakota Horizons calendar. It was taken south of Black Butte in Slope County. August is a month of golden and yellow flowers and fields. Here is my journal entry from an August day, ten years ago. I haven’t been out to take pictures [...]
A couple of mornings ago there wasn’t a breeze stirring, so I went back over to the wheat field just south of here to photograph the wheat a little closer and a little calmer. As a town girl, I don’t really know that much about crops. I learned recently that newer varieties of wheat have [...]
We had some very gusty winds a couple of days ago, and I wanted to watch the wheat swirling around. It’s a rather hypnotic, mesmerizing experience to observe the stalks of wheat dipping and swaying with the summer breeze. First they lean in one direction, then suddenly they’re bending in another one, in a never ending [...]
Here are some photos of fields I got last Sunday afternoon northwest of Bowman. I enjoy standing near the edge of a field, just taking in the vastness of it all, watching the grain sway in the wind and glisten in the sunlight. As I was taking the last two pictures, a farmer pulled up beside [...]