The grain was ready for harvest in this wheat field in southeast Loudoun County, Virginia. There are still farmers working the land in a county that is one of the richest and fastest growing in the country. I am hopeful that future generations of Loudoun residents will be careful to preserve the unique mix of suburbia and rural beauty that makes this county so appealing.

It was Thursday in the early afternoon when a client called to say that the wheat was almost ready for harvest and could I possibly go out and take a few pictures on their property. Fast forward four hours and I'm standing waist deep in a golden grain field. I have a few more I'll be sharing from this shoot but this was the first of the day. :) The mountain in the distance is Bull Run Mountain.

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