Login or Join Now

Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more

Username:
Password:
Remember Me

Can't Access your Account?

New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!

Sheep Website

Join Now

Join ePHOTOzine, the friendliest photography community.

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!

Add Comment

I've posted a couple of different versions similar to this some time ago, but I feel this one is better. It recently won 'Peoples' Choice' at a competition to promote tourism to this area. It was considered by the judges too, but rejected because of an over-exposed area, and some tree branches being a bit orange instead of being properly silhouetted.
Taken late one afternoon in autumn when everything was covered in spider webs which were glistening due to the low angle of the sun, which also gave the sheep their halo-like appearance.

Brand:Olympus CORPORATION
Lens:10 x zoom
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:11 May 2007 - 6:03 PM
Focal Length:44.7mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.2
Aperture:f/3.2
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:64, 64
Exposure Mode:Creative (Slow speed)
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Sheep Website
Username:Rogerex Rogerex
Uploaded:12 Nov 2011 - 5:46 AM
Tags:Landscape / travel, Sheep
VS Mode Rating 100 (50% won)
These stats show the percentage of wins and the rating score that your photo has achieved. You can go to the VS Mode by clicking on this icon.

Signup to e2

Signup to e2 to see which photo this has won or lost against in the vs mode
Votes:26

Comments

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41056 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2011 - 6:53 AM

It's all about the backlit sheep for me in this image. Well captured.

Dave

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2011 - 7:51 AM

A great advert indeed Roger - love those sheep SmileSmile
Helen

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2011 - 12:51 PM

It certainly would get my vote! Nice to see you posting again.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2011 - 1:09 PM

Land of magical sheep. A lovely backlit image...........Sandy

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2011 - 11:23 AM

The backlit sheep are incredible. Even more so knowing that it's a natural effect from the light. SO cool.

It's a pity the judges picked on the overexposed areas. I mean, the overexposure was created by the same light which made the rest of the image magical. I'm glad you won in the People's Choice, though. I guess people know better than judges sometimes!

Andrew

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

arl51
arl51  2 Philippines
15 Nov 2011 - 12:55 AM

nice view ger!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

GingerC
GingerC  8
23 Nov 2011 - 3:46 AM

As always a beautiful picture !!!!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2011 - 7:46 AM

I tried this type of scene in 35mm days but failed miserably. A great image.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
3 Jan 2012 - 12:56 AM

I am with WhiteRose1. Choices are very personal and this one goes well with me. Well done. WesternRed.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jan 2012 - 1:52 PM

Unfortunately it is too late to give this image my award. I consider it well worth! The backlit sheep are amazing, as it the entire image.
Johanna

Happy New Year Roger, I hope you'll be back with more wonderful images from your part of the world.

Last Modified By brownsilent at 3 Jan 2012 - 1:52 PM

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2012 - 10:37 PM

A beauty Roger ...Bill

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

gonzalito
gonzalito e2 Member 4gonzalito vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 12:36 AM

this is really great photography!
well done!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 9:57 AM

Lovely work Roger it gets my vote . The haloed sheep are wonderful . Some judges are so picky ! Glad you received the peoples choice !




Some year's ago I put Wilf in drinking his beer with only the beer coloured in our yearly Competition . The Judge slated it saying he hated that sort of thing. Then one of our directors thought it was good enough to go into another all Ireland Competition with six different judges and they voted it first in all of Ireland . So that gave me a lift

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2012 - 2:56 PM

An outstanding image. Well done.
Lavina

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

paulvo
paulvo  7 United States
2 Jun 2012 - 4:36 PM

Great job. Marvelous photo.
I like how you make the sheep glow.
Smile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
24 Aug 2012 - 9:46 AM

Well done ! An amazing photo ! I love it !

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
15 Dec 2012 - 3:19 PM

Excellent light and colour, an amazing photo indeed love it regards leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
9 Jul 2013 - 3:46 AM

The backlit sheep certainly add to what is a great sunset. Well done.
WesternRed.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

- Original Poster Comments
- Your Posts

Add a Comment

You must be a member to leave a comment

Username:
Password:
Remember me:
Un-tick this box if you want to login each time you visit.