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Winter Wheat

By Alan_Baseley    
Taken a couple of days ago. The local farmer sowing his winter wheat crop, with a heavy frost (it was -2) on the ground, about 2 months later than normal.
I asked him if it would not be better to wait until spring, but he said a poor winter wheat crop was always better than a good spring wheat crop. You live and learn.
I wasn't too sure about uploading this one, the light was pretty flat. I tried to get some detail in the sky and a sense of the poor visibility in the distance

Tags: Frost Tractor Mist Black and white Farming Wheat Landscape and travel Emley Moor Mast

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CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
14 Dec 2012 5:51PM
I like the inevitable row of seagulls following the tractor, and no doubt demolishing a good number of seeds Smile Carol

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14 Dec 2012 6:21PM
Great photo Alan! I like the contrast between the sharpness of the leftside and the softness of the right side.
Maggie
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
14 Dec 2012 10:10PM
That is one hard working farmer-- The day looks grim!
15 Dec 2012 2:28AM
A very fine mono image, with great interest throughout the frame.

Lavina
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2012 12:33PM
Excellent mono Alan.


Ray
15 Dec 2012 1:05PM
a lot going on and love the enevitable seaguls in for a freebee well suited to mono

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
Tibetan 4 3 England
17 Dec 2012 11:38PM
A good mono shot well presented and processed like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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