2020—Ewe There

When we first spotted the small band of five Bighorn ewes near Red Canyon in Flaming Gorge, they were grazing and resting in deep shade among the pine trees. After a half hour or so, they stood up and walked toward us to the edge of the road into the perfect light. I was shooting with my Nikon D6 with the Nikkor 500mm PF and they came so close, whole body shots were out of the question so I was committed to getting a portrait. Once the sheep realized that we were not a threat to them, they trusted us enough to venture close.

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