The 3 Degrees

© Lee Canham

The 3 Degrees

Uploaded: June 02, 2012


These lovely three curiosly came to see a Goat eating my lunch from my hand along with getting a good scratch..they watched for a while and then came to join in while there was still something left for them..I think they were actually more wary of the goat than of me.

Thanks all for all your amazingness and wonderfullfilling comments.
Best Wishes Leee

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 1.30, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, auto mode, ISO: 640, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 60.00 mm, Model: E-3


Liz blahh June 02, 2012

Superb! #1466762

Marijana Fajgl June 02, 2012

Amazing capture and great title, Lee! #10166100

Christine Lobsinger level-classic June 02, 2012

Outstanding shot!!!
Great title to match!
Smiling Christine #10166195

Joannie Bertucci level-classic June 03, 2012

Now this is what I call a "hairy" trio! They rock! :-) #10166868

Ann Coates level-classic June 03, 2012

Fabulous capture, three in a row, all looking at you, perfect. #10166874

Linda S. Smith level-classic June 05, 2012

Great capture! #10169860

Lee Canham June 07, 2012

Thank You everyone.. kind of cute aren´t they.. it was a very cold day as I remember..and I wasn´t so well dressed as this bunch.
Thanks for your comments..
Best Wishes..Lee #10171793

Chris Budny level-deluxe June 10, 2012

Fantastic capture, Lee! #10174728

Michelle L. Frick June 10, 2012

They look so intelligent and intent! Beautiful clarity and composition Lee!!! #10175627

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 11, 2012

This is so awesome Lee. Personality plus. Congratulations on your POTD!!! #10175811

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe June 11, 2012

Outstanding details and capture. Congrats on a great POTD. #10175829

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 11, 2012

A wonderful exposure, Lee. Well worth the POTD award and hopefully one more Gold later ;)

UB. #10175836

Linda S. Smith level-classic June 11, 2012

Congrats Lee on your POTD!!! Well deserved! #10175837

Chris Ebben June 11, 2012

Now that is one great image!!! Just shows how good a wool coat is in the cold weather. Congratulations on the EP & POTD, very well done. A very interesting, photographic trio=^..^= #10175838

Kerry Penn level-classic June 11, 2012

This just made me smile! Great shot. :) #10175842

Dennis Gay June 11, 2012

G'day LEE!

The first words which popped into my head when I frst saw this wonderful winter photograph were, "Hello girls!" 8-)

A remarkably good photograph, the quality of which lifts it head and shoulders above the usual "sheepy" fare.

Excellent snow exposure, incredibly crisp detail and three gorgeous models giving you their full attention hold the viewer's attention very well indeed.

My heartiest Aussiecon gratz for the most deserving EP & POTD awads.

Dennis #10175844

Kate Jackson June 11, 2012

Brightened up my morning - thanks! #10175848

Joy Rector June 11, 2012

congrats on the POTD #10175849

Gloria Matyszyk level-addict June 11, 2012

What a super shot! Congrats on the PTOD! #10175851

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe June 11, 2012

Everything marvellous! Congratulations on POTD! #10175870

Michelle Alton June 11, 2012

What a GEM! Looks like they've just come from "makeup" and are about to start their line dance!

Congratulations on POTD! I think this image has a long, happy journey ahead. #10175884

Susan M. Smith level-classic June 11, 2012

Hi Lee, you told me many years ago that things in 3's are magic and this image certainly furthers that theory! This is such a great capture of the perfect moment. Did you bribe these guys with treats or maKe funny faces at them? That's what I have to do to get the attention of my tragically indifferent four legged in-house Whatever you did was certainly right on! Congratulations on your POTD :) #10175912

Sharon King June 11, 2012

Love it!! #10175937

Terry Cervi level-classic June 11, 2012

Congrats on your terrific POTD, Lee!! #10175940

Betty Ann Kelly level-classic June 11, 2012

Ditto on everything and FUN! :) Congrats!!! #10175942

Linda Sandbo June 11, 2012

Wow.. what a cute pic to wake up to.. congrats on the POTD!!! #10175945

Susan D. Royce level-classic June 11, 2012

What a group! They are very stylishly turned out. Congratulations on a wonderful POTD! #10175946

Kathy Radford June 11, 2012

LOVE IT!!! This shot deserves to be the 1st place winner. Good luck with it. #10175950

Gail Sullivan level-classic June 11, 2012

Fantastic work, Lee and congrats on POTD! And what a great gallery you have. #10175969

Richard M. Waas level-addict June 11, 2012

Congrats on a well deserved POTD!! #10175974

Bob Cournoyer level-classic June 11, 2012

Congrats on your POTD, Lee.... :-) #10175985

Cathy Barrows June 11, 2012

Congrats on your awesome they know Kevin #10175992

Daniella Puente June 11, 2012

Fantastic Lee, congrats! :) #10175993

jorge scott June 11, 2012

Great catch. Love it! #10176023

Rita K. Connell level-classic June 11, 2012

congrats on the POTD this is exceptional capture. I visited your gallery and enjoyed it very much. #10176025

Christine Pentecost June 11, 2012

I absolutely LOVE this! Congrats on POTD! #10176027

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 11, 2012

Wonderful capture and title - bet they are very glad to have those wool coats. Congratulations on the POTD, Lee - expect to see another award in the future. #10176028

Kathryn Wesserling June 11, 2012

This is a truly wonderful POTD. I'm betting on it going Gold! Congratulations, Lee. #10176053

Thomas A. Statas level-deluxe June 11, 2012


One of the best in a long while... NICE IMAGE!

Tom #10176067

Mary K. Robison June 11, 2012

Congratulations on your POTD, Lee! #10176069

Karen E. Baumann June 11, 2012

Oh, the fun possibilities with this one... so many captions, so little time!! Congratulations on this great capture Lee! Happy POTD!

Songbird Cline level-classic June 11, 2012

Hahahahaa, this is adorable!! Cute, funny, charming, great clarity.. wonderful!! #10176072

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic June 11, 2012

Oh, this is beyond wonderful, Lee. Huge congrats on this simply outstanding POTD. #10176100

Katarina Mansson June 11, 2012

Such an extraordinary and fun capture. Congratulations Lee on your outstanding POTD! #10176110

Michele Peterson level-classic June 11, 2012

This just made my morning, all fluffy and scraggly, but cute as well! Congratulations on this fantastic POTD! #10176120

Elsa Gary June 11, 2012

Famtastic image, Lee. So unusual,wonderfully done. Congrats on your POTD! #10176181

Lee Canham June 11, 2012

Thank You Very Very Very much everyone for your wonderfullfilling lovely comments.
My first POTD and you have me feeling like a Prince.I feel very honoured and I am very grateful to you all for taking the time to make this day (for the sheep and myself) very special.
I have not seen them since the winter,I could maybe pay them a visit now in the spring/summer and bring them the good news..perhaps I´ll catch them in their summer wear and sunglasses.

Thanks again to you all..those of you I know (it has been 2 or 3 years) and to those of you I don´t..or didn´t but do now and I am HAPPY for that.
My Best Wishes to everyone.. Leee and The 3 degrees #10176263

Ellen Hodges June 11, 2012

Huge congrats on a fabulous POTD, Lee!! Love the title, too! #10176267

Nancy L. Green level-classic June 11, 2012

This is ABSOLUTELY AWESOME Lee, CONGRATULATIONS on your POTD!!! <>< #10176275

Raymond Pauly June 11, 2012

Congratulations on this unique capture! #10176342

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic June 11, 2012

WOw, I just love it! At least they were dressed for the cold even thought you were not. I have a question, was this taken out west in the high mountains of the US, or in foreign lands? #10176353

Dr Silly level-classic June 11, 2012

Congrats Lee on your POTD. Miss you at 101. :O)

Cindy Hamilton June 11, 2012

This is my all time fav POD. Awesome. Sure wish it was my shot.

Jean E. Hildebrant June 12, 2012

Wonderful image, Lee! Congrat's! I echo Doc's sentiments...miss you at 101. I can't spend much time there but try to keep up when I can. Glad you are still shooting :)

Jeffrey R. Bange June 12, 2012

Congratulations Lee on a well deserved POTD. #10178170

Lisa B. North June 13, 2012

That's great! Very unique! I forwarded this to my cousin who raises sheep! She'll love it! Congrats! #10178894

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe June 19, 2012

Wow...what a lovely reminds me of Robert Bateman's "Salt Spring Sheep" painting....also very lovely.....A belated congratulations on the POTD & ep.....Have a wonderful day Lee.... #10189544

Richard D. Love July 14, 2012

Congratulations, Lee. Perfect timing for a beautiful image!

Rick #10229078

Shawn Jennings July 30, 2012

Fantastic! Congratulations on your finalist! #10250491

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 30, 2012

Outstanding finalist, Lee. A winner! #10250716

Ann Coates level-classic July 30, 2012

Congratulations on your finalist and I hope this goes Gold. #10250895

Jeffrey R. Bange July 30, 2012

Congratulations Lee on your finalist photo and best of luck in the next round. #10250951

Linda Sandbo July 30, 2012

Ditto!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #10251537

Susan M. Smith level-classic July 30, 2012

No surprise to see this one again! Should I just go ahead and congratulate you on a Gold? Lol Love these guys, keep up the great work Lee! #10251669

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe July 30, 2012

What a super shot ... just love this! Congrats! #10251915

July 30, 2012

Incredible. #10252272

Christine Lobsinger level-classic July 30, 2012

This is wonderful-
Congratulations on your Finalist!
Smiling Christine #10253163

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 31, 2012

So happy to see this again--here's hoping we see it one more time, too! Congratulations again. #10255056

Cindy Bendush level-classic July 31, 2012

How funny! What a supurb capture and finalist! Be-lated congrats on your POTD - I missed it, being in the hospital. #10255546

Joannie Bertucci level-classic July 31, 2012

I had a strong feeling the "hairy" trio would go far and they did! :-) Congrats on both gold badges Lee! #10255972

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 31, 2012

No surpruse here. I knew we would see this a winner. Congrats! #10256071

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 31, 2012

Me too, with Joanie---had to have gold ;) Congratulations! #10256072

Kathryn Wesserling July 31, 2012

The wooly ride was worth it all! It's such a superb Gold. #10256131

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 31, 2012

T E R R I F I C! Congrats! #10256220

Susan M. Smith level-classic July 31, 2012

This awesome image had to get a Gold, Lee! It's entertaining every time I see it :) Congratulations! #10256354

Linda Sandbo July 31, 2012

Well Done.. Congrats and much Deserved!! #10256355

Christine Lobsinger level-classic July 31, 2012

Congrats to you Lee...

Cindy Bendush level-classic July 31, 2012

I laugh every time I see this - and so happy its a winner! Huge congratulations! #10256715

Jeffrey R. Bange July 31, 2012

Congratulations Lee on a well deserved win. #10256843

Ann Coates level-classic August 01, 2012

Congratulations on your stunning Gold. #10257246

David M. Montero August 01, 2012

Remarkable capture Lee! Congratulations on a very deserving win! #10258270

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 02, 2012

"Hopefully one more Gold" that's what I commented above. Happy to see you getting it. HUGE CONGRATZ on landing the Gold Medal!!!

UB. #10259435

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 02, 2012

Fannnn...tastic Lee!

Congratulations on this wonderful 2nd Place Winner! Sooo well deserved too!

jo ann c. #10259920

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic August 04, 2012

I have to say, this is one of my favorite photos of all time on BP, Lee. I just love this. Huge congrats on this spectacular-- and well deserved -- GOLD win. #10262272

Lee Canham August 04, 2012

Thank You Mary and all and everyone and BP.. for every single word above.. I have to say that I am so glad that these sheep have bought so much joy to you all and myself..I never expected them to do so well and have been so surprised all along with ever great comment and I am honoured to receive these 2 gold badges..Thank you all..

Special word to Susan.. I am happy and flattered that my beleif in 3 being a magic number was something you would remember..I am so glad you did and I hope your life is filled with magic magic too..or three..

Lee #10262382

Shawn Jennings August 14, 2012

Congratulations on your win, Lee! #10275407

Bill Houghton August 22, 2012

Lee, this is such a great photo. No wonder it's a winner. Congratulations, Bill #10285739

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe August 28, 2012

I am so delighted that this won! Yes indeed it is a beauty....catching up on my BetterPhoto comments after being gone for five weeks....lots to see..A very huge Congratulations Lee! #10293665

September 13, 2014

Hi Lee, I love this image, I am an animal artist, I don't suppose there is any chance you would let me use this image to do a painting? #11133518

April 21, 2015

Its very nice. #11289975

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic April 21, 2015

Congratulations on your Gold Winner! #11289994

Mary-Ella Bowles level-deluxe May 02, 2016

Perfection!!! #11469605

Betty Ann Kelly level-classic May 02, 2016

Wowza! A super capture...kind of comical too...lovely. Big congrats to you!!!

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