Farm Life

A couple of weeks ago I went home with Scott (the boyfriend) to meet his parents for the first time. His parents have a big, beautiful farm in central Kansas, and even though we have been there a few times now I still haven’t even scratched the surface of what I would like to photograph there. Here is a small sampling of images that I shot over the past few visits.

They are surrounded by seemingly endless, gorgeous wheat fields. I have a small obsession with them I have realized. In the spring they are a stunning green, and then come summer they turn an amazingly rich gold. The texture is awesome for photographs, and watching as well as listening to a wheat field in the wind has to be one of the best things ever.

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They have lots of animals on their farm, though I haven’t photographed most of them. This cat is absolutely precious, though extremely sick. She has taken a liking to me, and the last time I was there did her best to follow me around as I was shooting.

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Last weekend while we were there for a short visit I was able to shoot a self-portrait that I am quite excited about. I am currently in the process of editing that, and when I get it done I will post it here, so be sure to check back!

136/365 – Golden Hour

I had a ton to do tonight, but the light was just so perfect that I couldn’t resist taking a picture or two. This was such a random idea, I just got back from running an errand and ran in to my house, grabbed my wood guy, and took some pictures. Straight out of camera as well today. Two days in a row, this is crazy for me. I may post a few more this weekend or when I have slightly more free time.

Also, I am aware the title is super lame, but again, I am rushing to get this done so I can finish my sculpture by tomorrow’s critique.

135/365 – Going Down

Elliot and I went to the Red River Gorge today to hike around for a little. It was such a nice break from Lexington and the routine I had going. This was straight out of camera, just converted to jpg from raw. I may go back and edit it later, but it is late and I have class at 8.

19/365 – Rotted

I feel as thought I should explain something. My day is not from 12:00 am to 11:59 pm. My day, this semester at least, usually runs from 8:00 am until 2:00 or 3:00 am. And so, according to my schedule, this picture is for 1-27. I hope that clears things up. This picture was taken in one of my classroom buildings. It is a super old place, without air conditioning among other things, and I found this window just completely rotted away. Such a good place for a classroom isn’t it?