Head Butts

© Jean Papo

Head Butts

Uploaded: August 13, 2003 00:50:40


San Mateo County Fair


Colette M. Metcalf August 13, 2003

Nice capture, Jean!!! #52239

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe August 13, 2003

Great shot!!! Isn't that a great fair? I used to just love to go to it! #164499

Joy Brown August 13, 2003

Awesome capture, Jean! #164514

Gail Stelick August 13, 2003

Fun shot - nice capture :) #164540

Stephen Zacker August 13, 2003

Are they butting heads... or giving each other a hug? :-) Great Shot! #164544

Viveca Venegas level-deluxe August 13, 2003

Wonderful shot!! Viveca. #164589

August 13, 2003

very nice capture! #164646

Patricia Marroquin August 13, 2003

Funny shot, Jean! Great that you were able to get that close to them without getting butted yourself. :-) #164763

Jean Papo August 13, 2003

Good morning, and thanks, everyone! Just had to set the record straight as my title is a little misleading...these guys were doing some sort of foreplay ritual, it looked like to me. Not knowing goats, I dunno if these two were a little whacko or this is standard fare. They would jump into the air in slow motion, butt heads like a mock battle, then repeat as if in some sort of love loop...with a few missed attempts at copulation in between. It's almost as though they were "stuntgoat butters" as neither or them ever got hurt, nor was there any knocking sound effects to go with the action. It was hysterically funny to witness, and very endearing too! Glad you like it, guess it should be called "Love Butts" but that doesn't sound right either ;-) #164780

Murry Grigsby August 13, 2003

Two heads are better than one, especially in this cute goat image. Nice light, colors and texture, Jean. #164788

Jean Papo August 13, 2003

Thanks, Murry! Actually, I'm uploading the original where I thought the background was a little too distracting, so I filled it in PS instead. Any opinions? #164804

Murry Grigsby August 13, 2003

Hey Jean I always have opinions. I like the PS'd version best. The original's background is not quite out of focus enough so it does distract from the goats IMO. #164909

Dottie Shepherd August 13, 2003

Whatever they were doing this is a Great Capture!!! #165071

Shirley L. Carpenter August 13, 2003

Really a great capture Jean!!!!!!!!! #165141

Jean Papo August 13, 2003

Wow, thanks everybody! It's so nice to get your feedback. Murry, I agree completely with what you said about the background in the original being too distracting - I can hardly wait until I learn how to do layers in Photoshop so that I can substitute other background scenes I've shot for pix like that one that need a little extra help. In fact, I'm taking a lot of blank sky shots now just for that reason ;-) #165243

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 09, 2003

Congrats, Jean!!! I love this one. #192346

Gabriela Cunha September 09, 2003

:) gy #192411

Evy Johansen level-classic September 09, 2003

Gret shot, Jean (how could I miss it earlier?). Congratulations! Well derserved! #192446

Colette M. Metcalf September 09, 2003

Congrats, again, Jean!!! #192523

Judith G. Secco September 09, 2003

Sorry I missed this one! This is great, Jean and I love what you did with the background. Works so much better. Congrats on this!
Judy #192596

Murry Grigsby September 09, 2003

Congrats on another finalist, Jean!! #193003

Tim Chong September 09, 2003

Sorry I missed this one too! IMO, I would prefer the original if the DOF was more shallow, but the PS version works as well.

Congrats, Jean! I was looking for your photos since I know you had to place somewhere. #193390

William C. Raco level-classic September 09, 2003

Another cute, but excellent photo.
Congratulations, Jean

bill #193657

Jean Papo September 09, 2003

Thanks so much, everyone! These little guys were so adorable, and I hope you can get at least an inkling of how much so! Appreciate your words and your time! #193978

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic September 10, 2003

Very good and different image, Jean! Congratulations from me:-) #195041

Patricia Marroquin September 10, 2003

Congrats, Jean! Fabulous shot! #195494

Susana Matos September 13, 2003

congrats, very well done, Su #198139

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