We drove through the beautiful Huron-Manistee National Forest before arriving at our destination: an Amish farm. We have a graphic design business and have been hired to create a website for an Amish farmer’s grass fed beef business. Droning the cattle and farm was definitely a priority so we met the farmer and his English business partner about an hour before sunset.
Our first stop was a field where they keep their mama and baby cattle. We wondered how they would react to the drone but they weren’t scared at all. In fact, it was very comical how interested they were. Our next stop was the steers. They were in a very large and beautiful field. They also were very curious and not afraid. A lone deer, however, didn’t like it at and darted for the woods.
We made it back to the farmhouse just a little before sunset. The four boys of the family were delighted we were back because they had been disappointed when they couldn’t go with us to drone the cattle. All shyness soon disappeared the minute the drone was in the air. They loved looking at the screen to view their farm from the sky. The mother and baby soon joined us. When we were done taking all the footage we needed, they were offered a turn at flying the drone. Each of the four boys got a turn. The joy and wonder on their faces was something we will never forget. We so wanted to take photos of them but we were respectful of their belief to not be photographed. When the website is finished, we will share it on our facebook page.
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