Photo Of The Week: Winter Harvest

Harvesting soybeans in late January or early February is not uncommon in Eastern North Carolina, particularly when it has been such a wet growing season. Planted in the late Spring and early Summer, the beans usually ripen by December but the relentless rain soaked the soil so thoroughly, it could not support the big harvesting machines.  The area finally got a week with no rain which flashed the green light for the long delayed harvest.

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Being based in Eastern North Carolina, I freelance a lot of rural and farm shots to argicultural concerns, Getty Images and the like.  As the old timers say, you dance with what brung ya, even if it’s a couple of months late.

Nikon D750, 24-120mm f/4 lens.

Thanks for dropping by and have a good week ahead.

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One thought on “Photo Of The Week: Winter Harvest

  1. Looks like they are busy at work. What a fine farm image…reaping the harvest. Life of a farmer is not easy but I’ve never met a farmer that hated his job. My Uncle died in the field with his boots on, just like he would have wanted to. Farmers are a special breed, aren’t they!

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