Bighorn Sheep

© Dan Walters

Bighorn Sheep

Uploaded: September 15, 2004


Canon camera, 300mm lens, Fuji film. Image taken at Waterton Canyon, Colorado.


Dee E. Strellner September 15, 2004

Every aspect of this photo is perfect! Amazing shot. #169016

Duane Carter September 15, 2004

Beautiful shot, Dan!! Great colors and light, and the breath being backlit is the kicker. #782197

Sharon Day level-classic September 15, 2004

Fantastic shot!!! #782664

Beverley Lu Steeves September 15, 2004

Wow! Great capture! Love the backlighting and the breath! #783547

Leanne M.E. Boyd September 30, 2004

Congratulations Dan!!!!!! #813068

Karen Lewis-Gunn September 30, 2004

Absolutely BRILLIANT! Dont know what else to say? Its the whole package! Well done! #813118

Kelly Abernathy level-classic September 30, 2004

Congratulations on your POTD! Well deserved - this is beautiful! -K #813128

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 30, 2004

Congratulations on your POTD for this magnificent photo!!!

-Debby #813141

Scott Pedersen September 30, 2004

Very nice. #813230

Dolores Neilson September 30, 2004

Wow...Dan, this is truly a well deserved photo of the day!! I love images like this! Congratulations! #813263

Diane Dupuis September 30, 2004

WOW! Fantastic shot! Congrats on your POTD! #813314

September 30, 2004

Simply superb !!! great photo keep up the good work. #813374

Dan Walters September 30, 2004

Thank you very much for the nice commpliments. I really appreciate it. #813386

Charlene Bayerle September 30, 2004

Awesome shot Dan....Congratulations!!!!! #813450

Evy Johansen level-classic September 30, 2004

BEAUTIFUL image, Dan! Many congratulations on a well deserved POTD! #813567

September 30, 2004

Ditto on all the other comments!!!
Robin #813878

September 30, 2004

There is an Old English saying, A leap year is never a good sheep year...

But, for you it was a great sheep year... Good job.. This is beautiful.. Seems he could just walk right out of the foto.. Great!! #813885

Kristen McKain September 30, 2004

Amazing capture! Congrats on your POTD! #814457

Lorraine T. Lynch level-classic September 30, 2004

One of the best POTD images that I have seen since this started...........very natural and love the cold air and lighting! Very well deserved Dan! Congratulations! #814630

Dan Walters September 30, 2004

Thanks again. Your compliments mean alot. #814642

Greg McCroskery level-deluxe September 30, 2004

Congratulations on POTD! This is one of the finest wildlife shots I've seen in a very long time. The early morning rim lighting and steamy breath makes me almost smell the cold, crisp, air -- excellent!
God Bless,
Greg #814738

Ed Heaton September 30, 2004

Hey Dan,
Great shot! Perfect composition and lighting...

Congrats on POTD... #814764

Sheri camada September 30, 2004

Wow!! This is a shot so many would have liked to capture! Congrats! You did it and did it perfectly!

Sheri - Montrose, CO!!


Anita Taylor September 30, 2004

Awesome shot! The backlighting on the horns and the breathe really make it stand out. #814898

Charles Haire September 30, 2004

It's a good shot, but appears to be over done in photoshop or a similar program. The foreground lighting is not common with back lighted subjects in my opinion. Back lighted subjects are not bright in the foreground unless supplemental lighting is applied. Also, there appears to be substantial noise and pixelation around the edges of the image, probably due to extreme sharpening. Overall it's a good photo. #814924

Dan Walters October 01, 2004

Thanks for the response. However, the lighting does appear this way in the original transparency. I did, however, adjust the contrast and I may have oversharpened because it was such a small file. Thanks again. #815040

October 01, 2004

great pic , a job well down #815449

October 01, 2004

nice shot !, the looks like really clear and so detail..amazing. #815999

October 01, 2004

That's a beauty! You even got the "breath!" #816187

Joy A. Connelly October 01, 2004

Wow there are no more adjectives I can think of. Very nice.. #816567

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 08, 2004

Great image, I wanted to congratulate you. Very cool!!! #830629

Tom Andersen October 15, 2004

Congratulations, Dan, great photo! #844406

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 15, 2004

Congratulations, Dan!!! #844615

Ed Heaton October 15, 2004

Hey Dan

Congrats on your finalist!!! #845224

Duane Carter October 15, 2004

Congratulations, Dan!!!! #845229

Bunny Snow level-classic November 15, 2010

Wonderful backlighting, tonality, and composition. I can see the reason this was selected as both a POTD and finalist. Well done, Dan. #9038334

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