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Highland cattle taken a couple of weeks ago from a low angle to get the blue sky in. It's amazing that they can see with such long fringes. They were quite happy to oblige for the shot and were more interesting in eating their hay than posing for me. Handheld.

thanks for looking and for all your comments.

Camera:cannon eos400d
Lens:kit
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Watching
Username:MandsH MandsH
Uploaded:26 Feb 2008 - 7:36 AM
Tags:Animal, Cow, Farm, General, Highland cattle, Pets / captive animals, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2008 - 7:38 AM

Aren't they gorgeous creatures, Mandy! Very well positioned capture. Carol

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leons29
leons29  7 South Africa
26 Feb 2008 - 7:39 AM

The angle is perfect, great shot!!!
Leon

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DolphinLady
26 Feb 2008 - 7:55 AM

They are just wonderful.
Lovely colours to those wonderful shaggy coats.
I wonder if they see everything as a blur ?
Hilary

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DeirdreH
DeirdreH  7 South Africa
26 Feb 2008 - 7:59 AM

Just goes to show: great light can make anyone look handsome! Great shot.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
26 Feb 2008 - 8:05 AM

Excellent close up, nice light,
Fred.

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Nettles
Nettles  7 England
26 Feb 2008 - 8:13 AM

I really do like these shaggy beasts.
A really super capture taken at a very good and low angle.
Annette

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2008 - 8:14 AM

Super low angle!
Texture and colour is super.
Helen

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ChristineL
26 Feb 2008 - 8:24 AM

lucky you, they usually turn their backs on me Smile
Chris.

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bayleaf
bayleaf  7 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2008 - 8:50 AM

Super shot Mandy Smile

John

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luxaeternam
26 Feb 2008 - 9:23 AM

Love the angle. Don't think I'd like to get that close though!
Smile Lucy

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User_Removed Junior Member 8 England16 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2008 - 11:21 AM

Lovely composition and I really like the way they mirror each other and give the image nice depth. BTW, the further one is poking it's tongue out at you! Wink
Andrew

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glyndwr
glyndwr  766 forum posts Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2008 - 11:33 AM

Great work Mandy.

Robert

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Libby_M
Libby_M  7 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2008 - 12:27 PM

this is a fab detailed well light image
love it

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2008 - 1:42 PM

This is a fantastic perspective, the shot has real impact.

Best Matt

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microchip
microchip  7 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2008 - 1:46 PM

Super shot,What great light in this capture lovely comp and colour, and I can almost smell the Hay,
Alan

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7614 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2008 - 1:48 PM

Great shot of the two of them - the one almost mirrored behind the other.
Anne

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Bob_V
Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2008 - 2:41 PM

Great angle in this great capture Mandy.
Bob

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gerrymac
gerrymac  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2008 - 4:11 PM

Nics shot Mandy,could have captured some of those last week,missed my chance....well done
Gerry

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dianah
dianah  824474 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2008 - 4:34 PM

Fabulous shot Mandy..wonderful colour and such a great close up.
Di

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2008 - 6:47 PM

Steak on the hoof !

Fine shot.

Rock

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SKavanagh
SKavanagh  7312 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2008 - 8:40 PM

Superb shot Mandy is that one sticking his tongue out at you or me Wink
Steve

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
26 Feb 2008 - 10:41 PM

Lovely shot, such super cattle.

Nicky

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Pegon
Pegon  978 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2008 - 10:44 PM

A cracking shot.
Pete.

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Bodiewil
Bodiewil e2 Member 746 forum postsBodiewil vcard Wales
27 Feb 2008 - 8:22 AM

Wonderfully captured

Dave

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Hop-A-Long
27 Feb 2008 - 7:24 PM

Superb shot.
Andy

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tigertimb
tigertimb  640 forum posts United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2008 - 12:08 AM

Great shot; love this wide angle closeup; great fun and excellent light
Tim

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JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2008 - 2:06 AM

You just gotta love these guys, as to their vision, judging by this, I'd say they can see very well!
Rgds., Jim

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Paul_cats
Paul_cats e2 Member 861 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
29 Feb 2008 - 6:29 PM

Lovely sharp capture taken from a great perspective.
Paul

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2008 - 3:55 PM

OUCH! They are beautiful! I love them highlanders!
Jo

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