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 Post subject: Springtime = lambs!
PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2008 2:56 pm 
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Went out for a walk in a nearby nature's reserve about an hour by public transport. I'll post some other pictures of the day in the Natural landscape section.

A sheep and it's lamb:
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PS: you can still see the umbellical cord :)


Another sheep and its lamb:
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Hope you like em!

(constructive) criticism always welcome!

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#1: great :D
#2: Well, i don't like the (dirty) behinds of old sheep too much :?

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rofler, dirty backsides, front facial shot ftw

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Hey Paukl,

like Thomas I think the first shot is very good. You captured that moment well.

For the second one: let's just say that I can't point any fingers, because I recently posted a picture on my own dog, showing it's derriere.

Them lambs are sure cute though!

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We get some lambs and sheep as well over here, been waiting for them to come out so i could snaps some shots!

Image 1: Really nice :D

Image 2: Dirty old sheep 8)

Thanks for sharing

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Thanks for the kind replies :) I really like #1 the best myself too. I initially only turned it into black and white to conceal those plastic thingies they have in their ears, but I do think it adds something to the picture as well...

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Whoa, I've just seen the EXIF data on the first one: 300mm on a four-thirds being equivalent to 600mm F/5.6 :shock:
At 1/200sec, handheld I assume :shock:
Nice demonstration of the Oly-power :idea:

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True, I'm very impressed with the image stabilisation of my little buddy. This picture was taken lying down though, so my elbows were supported by the ground. That helps too ;)

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Aah, the built-in "duo-pod" :wink:

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Yes, We have babies here in England too. We went to a farm for what they call lambing sunday and seen one be born. I know these are not great pictures, but I like them.

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They don't come any younger than this...
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coo...

that third picture, the lamb is still wet!

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that last image is kinda sick :shock:

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Not for the weak of stomach :roll:

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I love that first picture Paukl, the moment is felt, very nice.

as for the rogersjt, nice pics of the newbies, I do have a weak stomach, not a hunter, or a raiser, wow :?

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Great pics Paukl! I really like the first one. I think the second would look better if the lamb was alone but I guess that can't be helped.

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