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‘The Woman Photographer’, April ‘09
’Ireland’, April ‘09
’Happy Haven Photography’, June ’09
With many thanks.

Returning from my first ever vist to Keem Bay on Achill Island, County Mayo, Ireland; this herd of sheep ran to greet us, seemingly expecting food. This is the shot I took on the way back down the mountain as the light was fading and below is the one I took on the way up. We saw the farmer a little further on with bags of feed in front of his tractor on his way up so they weren’t to be disappointed. Very curious and brave they approached in roaring wind and it was all I could do to keep my camera arm still as it blew.

Canon EOS 400D 18-55mm lens


  • George Swann
    George Swannover 5 years ago

    What an amazing shot Paulette….lovely composition and the colours are beautiful!

  • Hi George, lovely to hear from you again, thanks for your comment, glad you liked it! :)

    – Polly x

  • saseoche
    saseocheover 5 years ago

    I love both image and beautifully capture!

  • Lovely, thanks very much :)

    – Polly x

  • charitygrace
    charitygraceover 5 years ago

    Both shots are excellent!

  • Many thanks, much appreciated :)

    – Polly x

  • Barssel
    Barsselover 5 years ago

    Great capture………………beautiful light

  • Many thanks, nice to hear from you again. I managed to catch them at just the right moment – light wise, I think. :)

    – Polly x

  • Milan Hartney
    Milan Hartneyover 5 years ago

    Love the shot Poll!


  • Many thanks shortie xx

    – Polly x

  • Helen Corr
    Helen Corrover 5 years ago

    great photo – awesome looking sheep!

  • Ha, many thanks helen :)

    – Polly x

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...over 5 years ago

    great shot and lighting

  • Thanks very much kathy x

    – Polly x

  • ashpipedevil
    ashpipedevilover 5 years ago

    Good work Paulette…great use of the available light.

  • Hey you! What a surprise – hope all is well with you Phil, many thanks indeed x

    – Polly x

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganover 5 years ago

    Just beautiful:)

  • Ah, thanks very much Tina :)

    – Polly x

  • Geir Floede
    Geir Floedeover 5 years ago

    Oh… I do realy love the light in this beautiful pic.

  • Thanks very much Geir, I was lucky with the time of day and the location :)

    – Polly x

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