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Against the Land Tide
Against the Land Tide
Lydia


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Challenge: Animals In Black And White (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
Date: Feb 13, 2012
Date Uploaded: Feb 13, 2012

Thanks bunches for your votes.

Hubby and I went to a livestock auction we've always wanted to go see. (It was his suggestion, the day of rollover!)

There were many cows... they were a bit crowded before going into the pen for auction, but really... none seemed in distress.

I don't think they have any "personal bubble" as we humans do.

I enjoyed photographing them. They were very interesting to me.


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-- no need to go off meat. They're, most likely, living happily ever after. :D

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Statistics
Place: 62 out of 172
Avg (all users): 6.0122
Avg (commenters): 7.8333
Avg (participants): 5.8333
Avg (non-participants): 6.2297
Views since voting: 354
Views during voting: 264
Votes: 164
Comments: 9
Favorites: 1 (view)


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02/27/2012 01:14:04 AM
Fascinating, Lydia. I went to one of these in my late teens, and saw this EXACT same scene - except the little one looked straight up at me. I never ate meat again.
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02/27/2012 12:27:35 AM
I gave ya a 7, loved the way the lights and darks contrasted each other. Love the texture of the fur. We were almost neighbors =)
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02/27/2012 12:24:13 AM
One of my 9s.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/26/2012 09:24:08 PM
wonderful capture. love the texture.
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02/24/2012 12:28:05 PM
I like this... the detail and sharpness is great.
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02/21/2012 01:39:51 AM
Excellent composition, and very good detail. A bit sad, really, but a lovely photograph.
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02/20/2012 01:56:10 PM
fantastic stuff
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02/20/2012 08:09:43 AM
wonderful texture and pattern
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02/20/2012 02:38:04 AM
This makes me sad. They look so sad all squashed in together.
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