Pat is the now 84 year old wool classer that I photographed last year in the same shed.
At lunch he just fell back in the bins full of fleece and slept for half an hour before waking to eat his lunch. A fun old gentleman who is a great worker for his age. And a big flirt! LOL
Dubbo, NSW.


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Hello, I’m a country girl born and bred in Dubbo, NSW Australia. I am a avid photographer of all things Australian. I love the “Aussie Bush” and taking photos of wildlife, nature and farm animals.
Most of my photos are Farm Life in Country NSW.
I am now doing a lot of Pet Photography as well as I have a great affinity with all animals.
I volunteer as a photographer for the RSPCA to help all their animals find a forever home…

Enjoy browsing through my photos…

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  • JaninesWorld
    JaninesWorldalmost 3 years ago

    Hahahahahahahaha! Brilliant!

  • Hi Sweetie, Have you had a chance to try to get to a shed? I have been to 3 in the last few weeks and had fun with all the boys! It’s a hoot working with them. Heaps of photos to upload when I select which ones to use!

    – Helen Akerstrom Photography

  • julie anne  grattan
    julie anne gr...almost 3 years ago

    great image and i love the pup too

  • Thanks Julie, I enjoy going to the sheds and getting some history…

    – Helen Akerstrom Photography

  • Bev Woodman
    Bev Woodmanalmost 3 years ago

    Cute! ooh what a soft bed too. This is a great fun shot Helen … I just love your shearing shed images♥

  • Hi Bev, so glad you like this one! I have photos of most of them asleep at lunchtime! LOL
    Lots of images to come, just finding the time to upload them…

    – Helen Akerstrom Photography

  • JaninesWorld
    JaninesWorldalmost 3 years ago

    Helen wow…I envy you…these cute guys are really something else, lol xxxxxx

  • Ha! HA! Pat is a sweetie and a gentleman. Would never hear a curse word come out of his mouth. Loved taking images of the 3 young ones! LOL… ( No wrinkles or bald heads…)

    – Helen Akerstrom Photography

  • Penny Kittel
    Penny Kittelalmost 3 years ago

    love it :) I remember doing the same in the PCS bin when I was a kid at Poolamacca…… loving the effects of your fetish chickadee :D

  • Thanks Buddy, love your passion for my work…glad they are bringing back good memories…

    – Helen Akerstrom Photography

  • mspfoto
    mspfotoalmost 3 years ago

    84? Woah, I am half his age and wanna have a kip by 3 pm. Nice shot very insightful.

  • It was funny I got shots of most of them having a kip during the day… But Pat for his age is amazing! Thank you for the great comments! Just had a quick look at your portfolio… need to go back and look at those steam train photos! Excellent!

    – Helen Akerstrom Photography

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotalmost 3 years ago

    OMG, he has such a soft comfortable bed there! This is hilarious!

  • Yes Dot, he was out like a light!

    – Helen Akerstrom Photography

  • Thomas Barker-Detwiler
    Thomas Barker-...almost 3 years ago

  • Wow thank you so much Thomas, Pat will be thrilled at being featured!

    – Helen Akerstrom Photography

  • GailD
    GailDalmost 3 years ago

    Brilliant shot. Love it.

  • Thanks Gail, having great fun in the shearing sheds!

    – Helen Akerstrom Photography

  • laruecherie
    laruecheriealmost 3 years ago

    lol Cute image.

  • Thanks for visiting!

    – Helen Akerstrom Photography

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