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Thursday, January 19, 2012

Cattle Call for Friday's fences

First an old shot...it may even have been one scanned in...can't remember for sure. I always stop to snap a photo if I can...
And this shot is from today. No snow really collected on their backs, but still a good shot.

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21 comments:

Ginny Hartzler said...

All huddled together and cold!!!

Linda said...

Love the comparing shots - very nice. And cows are so curious - they make such good subjects because they will always look at your camera! The snow looks COLD! Glad we do't have a lot of it here!

Carole M. said...

I'm so enjoying seeing the snow photographs! I can't imagine how the cattle endure it though

Ellie said...

It looks a bit chilly to me and plenty of snow still to come by the looks of it.

Lesley said...

That second fence seems to have been banged about a bit. I do love how there is always one cow that will stare back at you as you take your shot!

E. said...

i wonder what cows think of snow? great shots. (:

Sandra said...

poor sweet cows, so cold.. i like the fence in the last shot, lots of character and charm

Dianne said...

they are both great shots

TexWisGirl said...

love the 'cattle call'. ha ha! :)

Jan n Jer said...

Nice comparison of both photos. I guess the cows keep each other warm when they huddle together like that!

don said...

Both are fine "fence" shots. I like the toning on that first one. Both make good use of the fences as a foreground object of interest. Good shooting, Rose!

George said...

I like both shots, although the difference in the amount of snow is interesting. You did a great job on both. Have a great weekend.

EG CameraGirl said...

I like both shots as they both have character and look like the person who took them cared about the subject matter. The broken fence is fantastic! Love it.

Kim, USA said...

I love both too. And for sure it's cold!

SWF

Anonymous said...

Looks like that one caw is very interested in having their portrait taken by you :-)

Faye said...

You do a great job with snowy photography. I used to feel badly for cattle out in this kind of weather but a farmer friend explained that it is actually healthier for them than being in a manmade shelter. I think they use each other to stay warm. Notice how they all face outward or stand in the same direction? Wonder why?

genie said...

You were able to shoot all of that white glare form the snow so well. These are both so nice. The last one, though, is my favorite. Love the break in gut wooden fence. Looks so familiar. genie

Susan said...

I love these photos. So rustic.

Anonymous said...

These are both great shots. I love the black and white for the first one.

Judy said...

Interesting to see the two shots together! I like the broken slat and falling down barn in the second shot, especially!!

Margaret said...

I love the b&w, but the broken railing in the second is very charming.

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