February 16, 2015

Sheep Family Portrait

Photograph by Cameron Zegers, National Geographic Your Shot

“While I was driving through a sheep farm near Waiuku, New Zealand, these four sheep stopped grazing to watch me watch them,” writes Your Shot member Cameron Zegers. “To achieve this shot, I waited for the sheep in the back to walk into the frame. Luckily, it stopped in the perfect place, and the result looked like a well-posed family portrait.”

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37 comments
Ruth Aguiar
Ruth Aguiar

Aw. It looks like someone washed and brushed them for the photo :)

Janice H.
Janice H.

This is just so wonderful.          What a beautiful shot of these marvelous animals.      It does look perfectly like a family portrait!        The colors, texture and light make it so interesting to gaze at, hard to take your eyes away.  Love it!

Vicki Opsata
Vicki Opsata

Exquisite sheep family portrait. Well captured moment. Makes me want to travel back to New Zealand. 

A I
A I

Cameron, you were given a gift of circumstance, what a privilege.  Thanks for having the where-with-all to capture it, and then to share it.

Mike L'Heureux
Mike L'Heureux

They look a little sheepish to have their photo taken. 

Elżbieta Kiślak
Elżbieta Kiślak

This fantastic picture just goes with the Chinese New Year.  The year od the sheep starts this Thursday, I guess..

Ute Buehler
Ute Buehler

The three ingredients of the right time, the right spot and patience produced the perfect photo!

Robert Louis
Robert Louis

United Family ...as it ought to be..Men learn from them!

Bev Hennager
Bev Hennager

It is a perfect shot.  They are beautiful.


Michael Goodrich
Michael Goodrich

Brought back memories of relative in central Victoria who was a sheep farmer. great photo, regards Michael. 

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