I think there are literally a million sunflowers in that picture. "and with a jolt Russia woke from his dream, realizing all too soon that his fantasy was not real. I live in Kansas so I can make fun of myself. I wanna go to this place, lie down somewhere in the middle and fall asleep and stay asleep forever. Interesting how the sunflowers are lit from the front, but the light seems to be coming from the back. The sun's hitting the flowers from behind the photographer, yet in the sky the sun's setting in the horizon. We got about 7 feet in before we came to a halt and carefully extricated ourselves out of that situation. It's probably the only product of Kansas that makes a good desktop background. It's not like it has one of the richest cities in the country there or anything. Not to detract from everyone's enjoyment of such a beautiful piece, but to satiate my own curiosity - it is photoshopped, correct? I've never seen so many sunflowers in my life than I did from the train in Spain.
Link to a higher quality version of the posted image: Image Ref This is a repost. There was even a massive one nearby, we'd sneak into the middle of it, sit, drink wine, and eat.
Made me think of the sunflowers in Larry Niven's Ringworld for some reason. BEES EVERYWHERE Scares the shit out of me when I see this and think of Ringworld.
You know how you always want to just run and frolic through a field of sunflowers when you see a picture like this? Sunflower fields forever. that's a very beautiful ocean.
it would be a nice home screen I actually find this vaguely disturbing. I'm glad I'm not the only person who thought of Russia too. I know that because she was in my grade in my high school. Looks beautiful, but I can't stop thinking about all those bugs that would dwell beneath dem flowers. Reminds me of Ringworld with the giant sunflower oceans that burn down anything that comes near them. Is it Kansas or South Dakota? I would be very happy if I was there in person.
He rolled over and fell back asleep, but not without first shedding a tear.
" I saw a place just like this last year about an hour away from Wichita. I just get sick of everyone making fun of Kansas. Trade Marked Windows 8 wallpaper This is lovely picture of Trachimbrod, Jonfan! This looks suspiciously like the Windows XP default background.
Feedback The title of the the hit new single by Owl City. =[ 1 2-More sunflower walls why why can't it be a LOT bigger! God I would destroy zillions of zombies with that many sunflowers! The sunflower fields in North Dakota look exactly like this picture. Lol, I live in Kansas. This picture gives me chills. There also isn't any aerial haze, which should blur the horizon in the furthest distances. Because Kansas is just a horrible place to live. DON'T. IT'S AWFUL. Big this stalks and huge leaves all covered in VERY abrasive bullshit. I remember seeing fields like this when I was in Spain.
The lack of a clear source and photographer raises some suspicion as well. I was lucky enough to spend all of last summer living in Sevilla. How are the sunflowers facing forward if the sunset is behind them? I would be sneezing the shit outta this picture. Is this in Kansas? The Sun!" all I saw was a stone temple pilots album cover. I doubt the picture is from ND though. … and then a shadow square occulted the sun… Where is this? This makes me think of Samurai Champloo. Rebecca Hodge, Miss Iowa 2012 Name corrected and post fail.
That being said, yes, Andalucia is full of sunflowers and olive trees. This is really cool until September, when they're all brown and dead.
I immediately thought of this I wonder how many of those who have read “Ringworld” recoiled in horror… :) :) :) :) :) My mind animated the image to have them all rotate towards me. I was kind of making fun of myself, sorry. exactly now I'm gonna have to watch it again! Drop a rock with some super-conducting cloth in there and see what happens. I need to play this game again soon. I was out in SD a couple years back and as far as the eye could see were fields of sunflowers it really was one of the most amazing things I've seen. That must be what baseball players see in their best dreams. This is Gentry Miller.
damn that is beautiful, Thanks for the pic.
I have a really crazy day tomorrow and I'm going to remember this picture of sunflowers to help me get thru my day! This has to be in Kansas. Is there an HD version? Fun fact, that's actually Rebecca Hodge, Miss Iowa 2012. Sammie Davis Jr, Jr. would think this is most premium!
Allergies. Nathan Explosion: "Idea for song title: SUNFLOWER OCEAN" This reminds me of the classic Windows background with the rolling green hills and blue sky if someone would have planted sunflowers on it. I really would love to visit. Is it two photos shopped together? S. Dakota is the nation's largest sunflower producer, who knows? I'm genuinely curious.
At least in the western part of the state.
Immediately made it my desktop background. The Dothraki Sea. New background, kthxbai. Why why why can't this be bigger! I am truly inspired by this.
Larry Niven, The Ringworld Engineers. They literally bend over backwards to get more sun.