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Anatomy of a photo #84: Faux Fringing a sheep


I remember well (although apparently not well enough) reading an article by Galen Rowell (yes, the other Galen) about how he was able to create a diffraction fringe around a fellow climber and his ice axe. It’s a fantastic photograph, … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a photo #42: Finding the invisible sheep


Out here where I live lambs are born in December or early January. This means that if you head out with your camera in February and March you can get photographs of playful, joyful lbs gamboling through the fields and … Continue reading

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Winter lambs


A new year has begun, and so the fields in this corner of pastoral bliss in which I find myself are filling up with the winter lambs. Birds have lost their breeding plumages, and all the hatch years are now … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a photo #42: Finding the invisible sheep


Out here where I live lambs are born in December or early January. This means that if you head out with your camera in February and March you can get photographs of playful, joyful lbs gamboling through the fields and … Continue reading

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The Tomales Racing Sheep: Anatomy of a photo #32


I was driving through the coastal countryside of northern California one drear grey day, when I saw something that added a little color to my day. I came across the Tomales Racing Sheep during a practice session. They were running … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a photo #20: Portrait of a sheep


I was originally taking pictures of the sheep that are blurred out in the background, when this wooly lawn mower came munching by. I quickly changed my focus, realizing that this nearby sheep would also make a nice image, especially … Continue reading

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Lambs of Tomales


I live in ranch country. Most every hill is dotted with cows or sheep (and the occasional goat.) In the winter, usually around mid-December, lambs are born. This often continues into January, and over the months the lambs get older, … Continue reading

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