Are you lookin' at me?
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|I shot these Big Horn Sheep on the Icefield Parkway. There was no one around when I go out of my car. I got right down on my belly and used my forearms as a tripod, rolling over to get to the best position. It was spring the the mothers coat was shaggy and starting to come off. I took around a hundred photos before capturing this shot with the little guy looking between his mothers legs. |
It was one of those zen momments where everything was coming together and it was just me, the sheep and the landscape. I love the deep coloration of the spruce trees and the purple rock face in behind the sheep.
When I got to my feet, there was a whole crowd of people that had stopped and were watching. They started clapping and cheering, so perhaps they thought the scene was as good as I did.
The Icefield Parkway between Lake Louise and Jasper National park in Alberta is one of my favourite places of nature photography.
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- [2007-11-14 17:51]
Great focus, composition and color saturation. Springtime means shaggy sheep and cute new kids. Great capture with the kids giving you a look from the protection of mom, thanks for sharing this great image.
What a great shot, perfect landscape, they really stand out, great exposure and detail, especially the shaggy coat and little fella looking underneath.
- [2007-11-14 19:34]
this is a charmer of a photo with the little one peeking out from under it's mother.The details are excellent as are the colour and focus of the shot.I am like you when I get a good photo opt I take more pictures than I know what to do with and also I am willing to crawl on my hands and knees to do so.Very nice composition and thank you for putting it up.I have a mom and kid shot up on TN as well. Bob
Funny with that little fellow between the legs.
Natural habitat is well displayed.
Well done overall!