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Bighorn sheep


Bighorn sheep
Photo Information
Copyright: Mike Seleznev (Selmik) (67)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-08-10
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Pentax K100D Super, 18-55mm/f3.5-5.6, Kenko 52mm UV Filter
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): Animal Kingdom [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-09-27 8:40
Viewed: 3509
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Bighorn sheep can be seen mostly in North America,North-East Asia. Weight approximately 100-120 kg,height up to 114 cm. Very careful,cautious,curious animal. Animals that live in the Far North has very light fur color,the ones that live close to us (North America) has more brown,dark fur."Vegetarian" :-)
This guy on the photo is on the "after lunch" break or on vacation,observing surroundings.


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bonjour,
un joli portrait impressionnant...bien cadré, de belles couleurs bien reparties...
TFS
vero

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  • GaryT Gold Star Critiquer [C: 102 W: 7 N: 236] (160)
  • [2008-09-27 15:49]
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Much better composition here. You might try reducing the gamma by about 35 percent (i.e., adjust lighting levels). Very nice, restful picture. Gary

It is always fun to see the bighorn.. Saw them butting heads a few weeks ago in Glacier. I'd love to get a shot of that but there was too much foliage in the way. I like the simplicity of the rock background. You got a great shot of the textured curl. I'm wondering if a closer crop would give him more majesty against the weight of all that rock. I tried a workshop, but I am working on my laptop... outside... so who knows how it will look!

TFS
Evelynn : )

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