Hey look, the electric fence isn't on

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Hey look, the electric fence isn't on

Monnie Ryan Student 6/9/2012 6:16:41 AM

LOL! Apparently it wasn't, or else we'd be looking at a picture of blackened lamb! Wonderful composition, Chris - a neat capture! #1468094

Tiia Vissak 6/9/2012 9:20:49 AM

a great scene! #10174121

John Connolly 6/9/2012 4:17:18 PM

The next time the fence is on that sheep is in for a bit of a suprise, Chris! What a delightful farmyard scene this is! #10174343

Chris Ebben 6/10/2012 5:30:28 PM

Thanks a lot for your comments on this one. It was a lovely "fine" day, we have them occasionally!! #10175424

Tammy Espino 6/11/2012 6:34:27 PM

I like the one looking at you! A great capture! #10176758

Chris Ebben 6/11/2012 7:47:26 PM

Thanks Tammy, they were a friendly lot, kept their eyes on us the whole time we were there. #10176838

Mary K. Robison 6/12/2012 3:20:58 AM

I got a good chuckle (or maybe choko) from your title/description, Chris! It does look like a fine day for taking photos in Australia!
Thanks very much for all the choko cooking ideas, Chris. My neighbors will have a bountiful crop, from the looks of their garden today. And they've promised to give Scott and me several, so I can try all the recipes you mentioned tonight. #10177156

Chris Ebben 6/12/2012 4:24:06 PM

Thanks Mary. Let me know how you go with the Choko cooking. #10177994

Phillip R. Connolly 6/12/2012 5:31:54 PM

I don't know if it would be smart or stupid, telling you the fence wasn't turned on, Chris!! Well they are sheep!! Great capture of this small flock...well done!!

Phil #10178051

Ann Coates 6/13/2012 11:56:39 AM

I love watching sheep, a delightful capture Chris. As for aftershocks, they are continuous but did have a rather nasty one at 2.30 in the morning a couple of days ago. Enough to get me out of bed and check on everyone. There was a loud crack following by violent shaking, lasting only ten seconds an ended up only being a 4.2. Everybody I spoke to thought it was bigger than that. #10178891

Barbara Waldoch 6/13/2012 5:55:35 PM

Lovely capture, Chris, they look great! #10179289

Amanda J. Tanner 6/13/2012 7:04:26 PM

He is funny! I don't think he has ever been shocked! I ran into an electric fence once as a child and to this day I am afraid of fences. I was crawling under one, and my fanny touched the fence. It was bobwire with those little circuit breaker knobs.(On my grandpa's farm) I like this image Chris! #10179386

Avril Mrs Young 6/13/2012 7:58:58 PM

ha ha, very intelligent sheep ;-)...such a wonderful rural scene! #10179446

Patrick Rouzes 6/14/2012 6:51:27 PM

Love the beautiful shades of greens, tones, clarity, perspective, scene & mood captured here, Chris! A beautiful country scene, my friend!

Now I have to look up Chocko!
lol
#10180714

Chris Ebben 6/15/2012 3:12:57 AM

Thanks all for your great comments. It was good to get a fine day. And good to hear you & your family are all OK Ann. I liked your story about your encounter with a electric fence Amanda, something not easily forgotten no doubt. #10180995

Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer 6/15/2012 6:05:48 AM

Or he was showing off!! HA!
This made me smile, Chris. A wonderful scene and image. #10181173

Patrick Rouzes 6/15/2012 10:59:50 AM

CONGRATS on the EP, Chris! Like Amanda's story too!
#10181350

Chris Ebben 6/16/2012 3:04:41 AM

Thanks so much for your great comments. Isn't it good to hear everyone's stories!! #10182214

Thomas E. Hinds 6/16/2012 6:49:55 AM

Chris: I have about a thousand kinds of animals that are my 'favorites'; dogs, cats, penguins, gorillas, mocking birds, elk, giraffes, seals, horses, cows, elephants... well you get the picture... Sheep are on the list. I love them. It is so neat that one was testing the fence in front of you! Well captured! #10182445

Ellen Hodges 6/16/2012 12:16:20 PM

Love sheep and love the capture, Chris!! Great pov and story to go with it!!! Have a great day!! #10182791

Chris Ebben 6/16/2012 3:28:06 PM

Thank you both for the great comments. #10182978

Wm Nosal 6/17/2012 6:38:39 PM

:) Cool Shot, Chris!
My Grandfather Had Sheep
Never Turn Your Back To Them :) #10184320

PATRICIA A. CASEY 6/25/2012 10:12:03 AM

What a shot, Chris.....LOL....brings a big smile...but whoa to that sheep the next time the fence is son...yikes....the one looking toward you is saying "he has to be kidding..." Cheers =^..^= #10199399

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This one lamb kept running over & pushing on the fence like it was showing us it wasn't turned on. Lens aperture f/5, shutter speed 1/400sec, focal length 31mm, ISO 80.

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/4000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, auto mode, ISO: 80, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 31.06 mm, Model: DSC-H70

Uploaded on 6/9/2012 2:39:07 AM

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