Through closed no longer ample open doors stands just a farmer gazing on dim lit fields where horse and cattle no longer feed. He waits as the cold blue haze comes to carry him away. Away from his horizon away from the USA.
With profuse apologies to Walt Whitman my photo eulogizes the passing of a way of life that has sustained this country and countless generations of farmers.Right or wrong sad or not the family farm is being replaced by large corporations that are doing the same work but with far fewer farmhands. In 1862 Abraham Lincoln created the U.S Department of Agriculture. At that time 90 out of every 100 Americans were farmers, today there are just 2 out of 100. At the time of the USDA creation their motto was "Agriculture is...
I shoot and create what I see as art. I have a good eye for composition and am able to present an image that is both pleasing to myself and others..I hope you enjoy my work, find something that speaks to you and would like to make your own.2 images recently won Single Image Awards and were published in B&W Magazine issue 101 released Mid December 2013. Three successive years (2012, 2013 and 2014) photographs were juried into the Cooperstown National Art Associations annual exhibition. At Cooperstown my photo titled "The Warrior" won the "Frank Proctor Whiting" award .. Please check in often as my best work is my next work!
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