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More Big Horn Sheep

vcottman

Denver, US
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vcottman Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd May 2006
Fri 16-Nov-12 05:17 PM

A big horn ram makes his approach on a ewe. Also a majestic pose from a big horn ewe.

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ISO 250

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Vaughn

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stan_lee

ROSEVILLE, US
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#1. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 0

stan_lee Registered since 31st Oct 2012
Fri 16-Nov-12 06:55 PM

Well done, Vaughn. Enjoyed these. stan

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Lunastar

Mankato, US
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#2. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 1

Lunastar Silver Member Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning a Nikonians Annual Photo Contest Nikonian since 06th Jan 2010
Fri 16-Nov-12 09:47 PM

Love the ram's eye, Vaughn-it says alot aout what he's after!

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Scotty45

AU
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#3. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 0

Scotty45 Silver Member Nikonian since 20th Mar 2010
Sat 17-Nov-12 04:33 AM

Nice shots Vaughn. That ram has a lustful look in his eye....Scotty.

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Bump57

US
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#4. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 0

Bump57 Silver Member Awarded for his high skill level in Landscape and Nature Photography and willingness to share his learning experiences to help others. Donor Ribbon awarded for his support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Laureate Ribbon awarded as a winner in a Nikonians Best of Images Annual Photo Contest Nikonian since 01st Apr 2007
Sat 17-Nov-12 04:53 AM

Wonderful captures Vaughn. I very much like the composition in the last.

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Brian_S

Thunder Bay, CA
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#5. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 4

Brian_S Registered since 28th Jan 2011
Sat 17-Nov-12 06:38 AM

Great images Vaughn, both of them but i really like the air of the moment you captured in the ram, well done

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rbsandor

Denver, US
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#6. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 0

rbsandor Gold Member Nikonian since 29th Aug 2007
Sat 17-Nov-12 07:10 PM

Excellent composition of both and beautiful rendering of the backgrounds. Richard

tommiejeep

Goa, IN
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tommiejeep Gold Member Nikonian since 07th Jan 2008
Mon 19-Nov-12 03:27 AM

Vaughn, I think they are both superb. I really like the compositions and the muted colours and subtle PP. I think I rate these as some of your best.
Cheers,
Tom
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af4nc

Yardley, US
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af4nc Gold Member Nikonian since 07th Jul 2007
Mon 19-Nov-12 10:23 PM

Vaughn great shots. Nice exposure

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vcottman

Denver, US
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#9. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 1

vcottman Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd May 2006
Tue 20-Nov-12 11:59 AM

Thank you Stan! Great hearing from you! I hope all is well. Take care of yourself.


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vcottman

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#10. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 2

vcottman Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd May 2006
Tue 20-Nov-12 12:01 PM

Thank you Mark. He was definately on a mission. Greatly appreciated.


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vcottman

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#11. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 3

vcottman Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd May 2006
Tue 20-Nov-12 12:04 PM

Thank you Scotty. Love is on his mind.

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vcottman

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#12. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 4

vcottman Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd May 2006
Tue 20-Nov-12 12:06 PM

Thank you Scott. Do you think there will be eagles at the L&D this year?

Thanks again,


Vaughn

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vcottman

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#13. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 6

vcottman Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd May 2006
Tue 20-Nov-12 12:07 PM

Thank you very much Richard.

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vcottman

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vcottman Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd May 2006
Tue 20-Nov-12 12:08 PM

Thank you very much Tom. It's always good hearing from you. Be careful out there.

Vaughn

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vcottman

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#15. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 8

vcottman Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd May 2006
Tue 20-Nov-12 12:09 PM

Thank you Tom. Greatly appreciated.


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vcottman

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vcottman Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd May 2006
Tue 20-Nov-12 12:10 PM

Thank you very much Brian for those kind words.

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VR8

Ottawa, CA
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#17. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 0

VR8 Silver Member Nikonian since 04th May 2008
Wed 21-Nov-12 11:46 PM

Great shots. I like the poses!
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cockers

Plover, US
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cockers Silver Member Nikonian since 25th May 2006
Thu 22-Nov-12 09:29 AM

Excellent Vaughn!

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shibes

Houston, US
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#19. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 0

shibes Gold Member Nikonian since 05th Jul 2010
Thu 22-Nov-12 02:21 PM

Nice shots Vaughn - love #2. Think #1 could be an interesting head shot even if you had to crop the right horn a bit to get the rump out!

So jealous you get to shoot these guys all the time. Keep 'em coming!

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Dubes

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Dubes Silver Member Awarded for his high level of achievement and willingness to help others  most notably in wildlife photography. Laureate Ribbon awarded as a Winner in a Nikonians Best of Images Annual Photo Contest Nikonian since 16th Jun 2007
Thu 22-Nov-12 10:01 PM

Another fine set Vaughn, well done.

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treadwl

Sunrise, US
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#21. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 15

treadwl Silver Member Nikonian since 10th Feb 2009
Fri 23-Nov-12 12:59 AM

These are fine captures. The "eye" is certainly telling and the pose is striking. Excellent captures of dynamic moments. Impressive as always.

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vcottman

Denver, US
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#22. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 17

vcottman Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd May 2006
Fri 23-Nov-12 11:59 PM

Thank you Victor.


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vcottman

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vcottman Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd May 2006
Fri 23-Nov-12 11:59 PM

Thank you Al.


Vaughn

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vcottman

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#24. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 19

vcottman Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd May 2006
Sat 24-Nov-12 12:00 AM

Thank you Linda. It is a thrill to see these beautiful animals. I will try your advice.

Thanks for looking,


Vaughn

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vcottman

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#25. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 20

vcottman Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd May 2006
Sat 24-Nov-12 12:01 AM

Thank you Richard.


Vaughn

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rb4good

Rocky Hill, US
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rb4good Silver Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 22nd May 2006
Sat 24-Nov-12 09:15 PM

Two excellent shots,Vaughn. Hope you had an enjoyable Thanksgiving Day.

Rick

vcottman

Denver, US
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#27. "RE: More Big Horn Sheep" | In response to Reply # 26

vcottman Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd May 2006
Sun 25-Nov-12 02:11 PM

Thank you very much Rick. I had a great Thanksgiving! I hope you had the same.

Take care,


Vaughn

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