The Lazy Longhorn

Uploaded: June 22, 2013 03:41:46


As the temperature here in Texas heats up the Longhorns become a little less active.... *They do the jumping over the moon trick when it is not so hot :-)

Canon 100-400L IS at 370mm. ISO 100, Mid-Afternoon, 1/320 @ f8.0, EC -1/3

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 370.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Marilyn Cornwell June 22, 2013

There's definitely something on his mind! Great image , Jeff - wonderful balance! #1533322

Randy K. Baldwin June 22, 2013

Great Shot Jeff! #10741488

William C. Raco level-classic June 22, 2013

Excellent composition and DoF
Great title, too #10741491

Gord MacEachern June 22, 2013

Wonderful capture, love the look of these longhorns, well done. It would be nice if you could capture one jumping over the moon for us, it would be a great action shot, lol... #10741493

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe June 22, 2013

I agree with Gord. Would love to see that. LOL. Excellent capture of the big fella. #10741502

Kathy Reeves June 22, 2013

Wow! I love this one, Jeff! Outstanding. #10741537

Mary K. Robison June 22, 2013

Very cool capture, Jeff, though the Longhorn might find it less than comfortable...Superb clarity and composition. #10741540

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 22, 2013

Now that's one smart Longhorn! Great capture Jeff!

jo ann c. #10741556

Monnie Ryan June 22, 2013

Very funny! But I'll bet this one could rise to the occasion should a photographer get too close...! Terrific capture, Jeff! #10741591

Robert R. Goodman June 22, 2013

Hi Jeff,Excellent capture.LOL!Ours have a hard enough time making it over the cactus!!!! #10741609

Stephen Zacker June 22, 2013

Great capture.. has a lazy summer feeling to it :-) #10741618

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic June 22, 2013

I know how he feels....Very hot and humid here in Louisiana. Great capture! #10741619

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe June 22, 2013

Terrific image Jeff and I love your description! #10741643

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic June 22, 2013

Wow! what horns! He feels like me today! Tired! Getting up at 3am and being at work by 5am done me in this week! Nice caputure Jeff! I like how you also caught a long horn in the b/g. #10741675

Nancy L. Green level-classic June 22, 2013

That is one impressive set of horns!!! A ral beauty here Jeff, WTG!!! <>< #10741846

Tiia Vissak June 22, 2013

a cool portrait! #10741888

Lynn M. Whitt June 22, 2013

He definitely looks comfy. #10741908

Terry Cervi level-deluxe June 22, 2013

He's a beauty and so is your shot, Jeff! #10741943

Ann Coates level-classic June 22, 2013

What a magnificent looking beast. Excellent capture Jeff. #10741953

John Connolly June 22, 2013

Wonderful looking cattle Jeff! The jumpoing over the moon has me tricked! #10742000

Bojan Bencic level-classic June 22, 2013

Fantastic capture of this longhorn, Jeff. Great shot. #10742019

Katherine Kuhn June 22, 2013

They sure live up to their name! Great capture. The moon is supposed to be at its largest tonight -- maybe it will cool enough for them to jump by then! #10742117

Thomas E. Hinds June 22, 2013

Terrific capture, Jeff! #10742150

Carol L. Fowler June 22, 2013

Great shot! they look so content! #10742188

Leslie McLain level-classic June 22, 2013

Terrific capture, Jeff. #10742207

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 22, 2013

Those sure are long horns! Great perspective and portrait of this willing subject. Bet tonight's moon is too big to jump over. ;)

Michelle Alton June 22, 2013

Could a Longhorn possibly be any happier? #10742228

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe June 22, 2013

Wonderful comp Jeff, I'd love to see a longhorn up close! #10742265

Rudi Reiner level-classic June 22, 2013

Excellent shot, one can almost read the Longhorn's expression :) #10742348

Robert K. Bemus level-classic June 22, 2013

Love how you composed this...wonderful portrait, Jeff!! #10742362

Ujjwal Mukherjee June 22, 2013

Wonderful capture,Jeff!! #10742381

Barbara Waldoch June 23, 2013

Beautiful looking animal and capture, Jeff! #10742402

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 23, 2013

Thanks Everyone Very Much! Jeff #10742419

Debra R. Harder June 23, 2013

Fabulous image of this amazing Texas Longhorn, Jeff! Excellent composition and DOF! Love this!! #10742657

Anita Bower June 23, 2013

A magnificent Longhorn! #10742822

Emile Abbott level-classic June 23, 2013

Texas Longhorns are smart. Outstanding capture Jeff. #10742839

Mitch Spence level-classic June 23, 2013

No fools, those longhorns, when it gets way too hot for moon jumping, Jeff. :) The breadth of these horns always surprises me. I love the echo of the star of the image there behind. #10742867

Jeffrey R. Bange June 23, 2013

Great shot Jeff of the Longhorn but I think the size of his horns might get in the way of him jumping over the moon, LOL. #10743162

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 24, 2013

Thank You! Jeff #10743339

Daniella Puente June 24, 2013

This is a WOW capture Jeff! beautiful longhorn #10743709

Marijana Fajgl June 24, 2013

Impressive animals! fantastic capture, Jeff! #10744012

Tammy Espino June 24, 2013

I don't move much in the summer either :) Super capture!! #10744192

Phyllis H. Burchett June 25, 2013

I love longhorns, wonderful shot of this gorgeous animal Jeff! #10744531

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe June 25, 2013

Playing catch-up today. I've been gone for a few days photographing parts of southeastern Oregon.
From the look of those horns, it's a good thing he's lazy! Excellent capture with outstanding detail, color and comp, Jeff! Very beautifully done! #10744761

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 25, 2013

Thank You! Jeff #10744955

Ken Smith level-classic June 27, 2013

Nice comp on this guy, Jeff. Stay cool! :-) #10746086

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 28, 2013

Thanks Ken! Jeff #10746929

Jill Odice level-classic June 28, 2013

I didn't know it was a Longhorn who jumped over the moon :-) I feel for you, it's hot here in he Mojave desert too ...I went out to water the garden at 7 am before it gets too hot to be outside :-) #10747197

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic June 29, 2013

I know how the poor Longhorn got up to 112 degrees here in the Mojave Desert today and I was just like your Longhorn, Great shot. #10748610

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 30, 2013

Thank You Jill and Marilyn! Jeff #10749381

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