Shadowy Sheep, New Zealand

Sheep and tree shadows in today’s late afternoon winter sunshine. Slightly west of Tapanui. I mentioned the striking scene and Nigel stopped and took the shot. Click on photo to enlarge

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    1. That’ll make Nigel extra happy Steve! It’s exactly as we saw it, a momentous moment when we actually managed to hit the scene at *just* the right time – even though it was quite by chance!

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  1. Beautiful shot, Liz–pass on my compliments to Nigel for capturing it so well. Like so many others, I can’t help at marvel at the sheep and the shadows, but I also enjoyed the multi-layered background as the pasture gives way to the trees, which then give way to hills and mountains.

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  2. Wow, that is gorgeous image, love the colors, the shadow lines and of course the sheep spread out all over! Those two at the bottom look like they want to make a break for it! Great job spotting, Liz, and photographing, Nigel!

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    1. Ha! When I saw them I couldn’t help wondering if the long shadow-lines had any effect on the way the sheep had spread themselves out! I guess not.. but it was an interesting thought ๐Ÿ™‚

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