And God Made Farmers!

by Jean Paul Escalera December. 25, 2016 1410 views

If you have ever driven through Nebraska you will know that in any direction you travel you will see farmland. 

One day, in June, while driving back from Grand Island I came across this farmer ploughing his fields near Rosedale. As I waited for him to make his next pass, I thought it sure would be nice to get a picture of him with his monster John Deere.

As he was making his turn I waved at him with my camera and gave a big, cheerful grin. He waved and pulled over to where I was parked. As he opened the cab door and stepped out I walked toward him and asked if I could have his permission to take his picture. He agreed and posed.

Several days later I took him a framed 8x10 picture and a couple of 5x7's. He could not believe it. As he thanked me he asked if I would be interested in seeing something. He then gave me a tour of his huge barn and explained how a planter worked and several other pieces of farm equipment. 

Photography is not just about you. Show a little kindness and give someone a picture you took of them. You will be surprised at the opportunities you will have to make someone's day!

Thank God for farmers!

Farm Tractor

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Timothy Bullock 4 years, 3 months ago

Lovely picture!! perfectly done!!!

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