Sanderson Photo Art

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Posts tagged ‘sky colors’

Painting the Sky

Painting the sky with pivot irrigation in the Buena Vista Grasslands of Portage County, Wisconsin.

Ever stopped to wonder why the sky seems to be painted in streaks of color at sunrise and sunset?  One day, while driving in the Buena Vista Grasslands along Taft Avenue (just south of Plover Wisconsin) I found the answer; farmers paint the sky in the early evening using pivot irrigation.  The paint then gently settles from the sky at night ripening and coloring various crops.  During the day, these same systems are used to irrigate crops.

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