Sheep in a field….
One sheep says baaa, the other one says
“Hey! I was going to say that!”

Taken near Omarama, South Island, New Zealand

Camera: Olympus Pen E-PL1

Featured in New Zealand Made July 2010
Placed in the Top 10 of the Don’t be Sheepish! challenge, February 2012

I love being a tourist in my own country; the unique flora and fauna, the wonderful people, the striking vivid colours. Photography has opened up my country to me. I try to get out into it & photograph it as often as I can. Access to the great Australian outback is within easy reach of everyone! I hope you take the time to view some of my photos & I hope that they inspire you to go for a drive on the weekend and see what you can see.

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Comments

  • eelsblueEllen
    eelsblueEllenover 4 years ago

    great tones!! :) super shot

  • thankyou very much! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • Trish Woodford
    Trish Woodfordover 4 years ago

    Fantastic composition and shot Paula :)

  • thanks so much Trish! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • Simon Duckworth
    Simon Duckworthover 4 years ago

    smashing shot works well in B&W

  • thanks Simon! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanover 4 years ago

    oh boy I remember the days of sheep as a child on an NZ farm, they look at you just like that and stamp there feet and then stampede in every direction! dumb animals!!

  • lol! yes, and that’s why we eat them! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • RicAlexander
    RicAlexanderover 4 years ago

    Very good image Paula, Still using the oly i see!

  • thanks Ric – I was lucky enough to take the Olympus with me on holiday to NZ, it was great! So light and easy to travel with and i got some really great shots.
    I came 3rd runner up in the Australian Olympus competition, which I was absolutely thrilled about. I didnt win the camera, but not to worry – I purchased it online this morning!! yay! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • Natalie Ord
    Natalie Ordover 4 years ago

    Great shot. Love it in B&W. Well done:)

  • thankyou very much Natalie! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • Lance Leopold
    Lance Leopoldover 4 years ago

    A terrific shot,Paula.

  • many thanks Lance! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • Cathleen Tarawhiti
    Cathleen Taraw...over 4 years ago

    Congratulations, this is featured on the New Zealand Made group homepage :)

  • thanks so much Cathleen, it’s a real honour! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • Lydia Griffiths
    Lydia Griffithsover 4 years ago

    Baaaaaaaarilliant! =)))

  • thank ewe Lydia! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • Jean-Luc Rollier
    Jean-Luc Rollierover 4 years ago

    Beautiful monochrome image.Love it!

  • thankyou Jean-Luc! :)

    – Paula McManus

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