Saturday, May 30, 2009
New life begins
I decided early this morning that I might drop into Ross Farm on my way to New Minas to do some errands, I'd only be able to spare an hour or so due to the pending traffic jams for the Apple Blossom Festival. As always, I was able to get the good lighting for outdoor images. After shooting a worker who was cleaning up some recently-cut grass, he was happy to announce one of the female lambs just gave birth to two baby ewes.
Talk about good timing! The births just happened since I came in the entrance at 9:30, this was about 10am.
I had the 70-300mm VR on the D40, with the new SB-600 flash, so I was ready to record these little creatures. I had no idea a newborn ewe was yellow in color, this was not a post-processing trick=)
Anyway, I was very glad to be in the right place at the right time, photography is as much about getting lucky as having skill, it's good to have both.