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117 responses

  1. Really nice picture.

    29/05/2012 at 10:18 am

  2. What a picture! Right place at the right time!!

    31/05/2012 at 2:49 am

  3. Did you shout “say cheese!”? Because they’re almost ALL looking at you — kinda bizarre and AMAZING! :)

    13/06/2012 at 7:06 pm

    • Hi Mikalee!

      I just stood in the middle of the road in front of them!

      Muchas gracias por el comentario! :D

      16/06/2012 at 5:54 am

  4. oh wow! what a job :)

    13/06/2012 at 7:07 pm

    • very relaxing I think! A lot of time to think about life…

      thanks for the comment!

      16/06/2012 at 6:06 am

  5. it reminds me of trekking in Nepal where the sheep flooded the footpaths seemingly of one mind. great picture!

    13/06/2012 at 7:10 pm

    • Never been in Nepal, it is the north of Spain, near the pirinees mountains, not too many people live there anymore.

      Wish I will go to Nepal one day!

      Gracias for the comment!

      16/06/2012 at 6:10 am

  6. Buena foto!!!

    13/06/2012 at 7:19 pm

    • gracias Pedro! A mi me gustan tus fotos…tienes algun blog que no sea de bodas??

      Gracias por el comentario!!!

      16/06/2012 at 6:12 am

  7. Really nice picture!

    13/06/2012 at 7:25 pm

  8. Beautiful Picture. The sheep in the center with its head turned to the left appears to me to be smiling for the camers :-)

    13/06/2012 at 7:37 pm

    • haha! I should have titled this 48 sheep portraits!

      Thanks for the comment!

      16/06/2012 at 6:16 am

  9. Wow so beautiful! When I was in England I was stopped my a group of sheep!
    It was great haha.

    Katie
    http://katieraspberry.wordpress.com/

    13/06/2012 at 7:42 pm

    • yeah! A little bit strange when you are in the middle of the way right?

      thank you for your comment Katie!

      16/06/2012 at 6:19 am

  10. Terrific shot! Such local color but most of all, you’ve captured a whole range of feeling in the shepherd’s expression and even among the sheep. I love it. Mil gracias!

    13/06/2012 at 8:11 pm

    • gracias Alegria!

      I think the shephard is thinking “crazy tourists!” haha!

      16/06/2012 at 6:23 am

  11. Lovely! Especially your close crop.

    13/06/2012 at 8:22 pm

  12. Wonderful pic :) Such a treat to the eyes !

    13/06/2012 at 8:27 pm

  13. Living art . Close to real life and people. These are far from stolen pictures. Congrat’s!

    13/06/2012 at 8:44 pm

    • thank you very much Ideious! Wanna know what you are up to!

      16/06/2012 at 6:30 am

  14. Wow love the photo,your gallery is also amazing!!! :-)

    13/06/2012 at 8:44 pm

    • Gracias Angelic for checking the gallery… I have to work on that…it is difficult to mantain!

      many thanks once again!

      16/06/2012 at 6:31 am

  15. Beautiful photo! Where is this?

    Cheers,
    Courtney Hosny
    http://www.oneweektocrazy.com

    13/06/2012 at 9:06 pm

    • Hi Courtney! It is the North of Spain, near the Pyrinees close to the border with france…I went with my father looking for our origins…

      16/06/2012 at 6:34 am

  16. Excellent picture.

    13/06/2012 at 9:44 pm

  17. Reblogged this on doodlejuice.

    13/06/2012 at 10:14 pm

  18. Where was this taken?

    13/06/2012 at 10:27 pm

    • in the north of Spain, in the pyrinee mountains near the border with France!

      16/06/2012 at 7:22 am

  19. Really awesome capture! Congrats on being featured! :)

    13/06/2012 at 11:21 pm

    • thank you Mariel! Was an amazing surprise being featured! :D

      16/06/2012 at 7:22 am

  20. nice picture

    13/06/2012 at 11:24 pm

  21. Sheep!

    13/06/2012 at 11:43 pm

  22. Great photo.

    13/06/2012 at 11:47 pm

  23. Roshni

    Awesome photo! :) Congratulations on being Freshly Pressed!

    13/06/2012 at 11:50 pm

  24. Beautiful photo. I always find it’s the simple things in life, like this man herding his sheep, that really make great photos!

    14/06/2012 at 1:01 am

    • thank you! I agree with you…it is also very soothing to look at this kind of pictures, relaxing!

      Muchas gracias for the comment!

      16/06/2012 at 7:54 am

  25. Nice. What are those green things in their ears?

    14/06/2012 at 1:23 am

    • Good eye! I think they are for keeping record of the ship…

      16/06/2012 at 7:57 am

  26. Love the picture, it speaks volumes to me as a fellow shepherdess. Think of all the thoughts of the flock and personalities that the shepherd is confronted with during the move. “Movin”

    14/06/2012 at 1:34 am

    • Thank you Sjgarver,

      I hadnt thought about the thoughts of the flock and their personalities…it opens new dimensions to the image!!! Thank you so much!

      16/06/2012 at 2:49 pm

  27. I enjoyed your blog, cheers.

    14/06/2012 at 2:58 am

  28. I love the one different looking sheep in the back, and the man’s face :)

    14/06/2012 at 2:58 am

    • the mans face :D THere was also a black dog, I think it is behind the sheep…a pity I didnt captured it :(

      Muchas gracias Cafe.

      16/06/2012 at 3:03 pm

      • Aww the photo still turned out great :)
        My pleasure!

        17/06/2012 at 11:18 pm

  29. Muy bonita la foto! :-) Congrats on being “freshly pressed”

    14/06/2012 at 3:46 am

  30. Reblogged this on Beauty is free and commented:
    Outstanding

    14/06/2012 at 4:02 am

  31. wow what s a nice picture!

    14/06/2012 at 4:07 am

  32. I love this picture!

    14/06/2012 at 4:58 am

  33. Cool.

    14/06/2012 at 5:05 am

  34. Wow, so many goats.
    Nice pic.

    14/06/2012 at 5:06 am

  35. I think it takes a minute to really appreciate this picture. At quick glance it’s easy to take it for granted, but at closer look there is so much depth and emotion. It is clear that a shepherd’s work isn’t easy. Moving picture, worth a second look…

    14/06/2012 at 5:11 am

    • thank you Greg, sometimes you need to look at the picture a year after…as in this case!

      Muchas gracias!

      16/06/2012 at 3:18 pm

  36. So ironic…I just watched a documentary last night about sheep herding in Montana..and now this photo pops up! It’s my dream to be shepherdess one day ;) this just feeds that weird dream.

    14/06/2012 at 5:12 am

    • Looks like a plan to me, I might join you guys!

      16/06/2012 at 3:21 pm

  37. A Table in the Sun

    I love rural scenes. So pure.

    14/06/2012 at 5:27 am

  38. Good Evening: It’s not hard to figure out why this is such a good shot–almost all of the animals are looking directly at the camera. The way the heads line up in columns on the left hand side is very pleasing, as is the sort of triangle formation in the middle.

    14/06/2012 at 7:56 am

    • thank you Scott! I was going with my father in the car and when I saw them I had to get out and shoot them from the front.

      16/06/2012 at 3:24 pm

  39. Reblogged this on Frankmaglin's Blog and commented:
    What facinating work you all do. Id love to take time to learn the steps on getting those balloons in the air. Such a beautiful site and way to see the country! I can relate but you guys def have me beat!

    14/06/2012 at 8:19 am

  40. Reblogged this on Frankmaglin's Blog and commented:
    What facinating work you all do. Id love to take time to learn the steps on getting those balloons in the air. Such a beautiful site and way to see the country! I can relate but you guys def have me beat!

    14/06/2012 at 8:19 am

  41. Reblogged this on Frankmaglin's Blog and commented:
    What facinating work you all do. Id love to take time to learn the steps on getting those balloons in the air. Such a beautiful site and way to see the country! I can relate but you guys def have me beat!

    14/06/2012 at 8:19 am

  42. Waaaao !!!!!!!!!!!

    Look to the goats and to the way they are looking to the camera.

    Nice shoot

    14/06/2012 at 8:49 am

  43. Alyssa

    The shepherd and his sheep. Love this! Thanks for sharing and congrats for making this post to freshly pressed. :)

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    14/06/2012 at 8:50 am

  44. I love this photo! Congrats on Freshly Pressed!

    14/06/2012 at 9:37 am

  45. poor little black sheep in the background … Nice shot! :)

    14/06/2012 at 11:13 am

  46. Hermano Jaguarod,

    I enjoyed your play on words and photo. I wonder, did you plan the title and then look for a photo? Or, did you find the photo and then plan the title?

    Again, me gusta.

    Wayne

    14/06/2012 at 12:38 pm

    • first the photo, then the picture.

      Sometimes it takes me so long to think about a title…

      thank you for your comment Wayne!

      16/06/2012 at 8:06 am

  47. Really great images. Teach others and add some tags on it dude.

    14/06/2012 at 12:58 pm

    • Hi SMU Delhi, I am a pretty bad photographer…but I love people…

      16/06/2012 at 3:37 pm

  48. Wow! Great picture.

    14/06/2012 at 2:27 pm

  49. This reminds me of the future plan to chip all humans. Great photo!

    14/06/2012 at 2:37 pm

    • :D It wouldnt be unfair that they do this to us as well…

      16/06/2012 at 8:03 am

  50. EXCELLENT COMPOSITION! Just something about a large herd … of ANYTHING … is simply mesmorizing to watch!

    14/06/2012 at 5:31 pm

  51. Wow! I really appreciate the black and white sheep near the back!

    14/06/2012 at 6:05 pm

  52. This photograph reminds me of a trip I took to Scotland a few year ago.

    14/06/2012 at 6:42 pm

  53. thetinfoilhatsociety

    OMG. I’m a fiber junkie. All I could think of when I saw this is “MORE FLEECE!!! I”LL FIND ROOM, I SWEAR IT WITH GOD AS MY WITNESS!!”

    14/06/2012 at 7:36 pm

  54. That is a significant number of sheep; impressive.

    14/06/2012 at 8:29 pm

  55. Oh, the faces in the crowd. Amusingly, ironic.

    14/06/2012 at 9:05 pm

  56. sheeeeple and the shepherd XD

    14/06/2012 at 9:43 pm

  57. un..believe..able!!

    14/06/2012 at 11:49 pm

  58. Fantastic! I was hoping this would happen to me when I was in Ireland a couple years ago. Sadly, only 2-3 sheep passed in front of me at a time.

    15/06/2012 at 12:28 am

    • I had to jump out of the car fast for shooting! :D

      16/06/2012 at 3:41 pm

  59. Larva

    Baaaaaaaaaaa …. Baaaaaaaaaa …. Baaaaaaaaaaaa …… Ohhh i love sheeps :)

    15/06/2012 at 12:39 pm

  60. Dear Entire,
    The picture plus the title….perfection.
    I can’t say how much I love it. ;)
    Lisa

    15/06/2012 at 1:32 pm

    • gracias Lisa, sometimes I have a hard time to find titles :D

      16/06/2012 at 3:46 pm

  61. Where is this?

    15/06/2012 at 6:52 pm

    • In the pyrinees!Mountains in North of Spain!

      16/06/2012 at 3:45 pm

      • Near what town, do you know? Our grandmother was from St. Etienne de Baigorry which is 8 kilometers from Spanish border. We own land there. And my aunt’s family is from Pamplona and Jurieta.

        16/06/2012 at 6:25 pm

  62. Amazing picture.Great shot.thank you for sharing.

    16/06/2012 at 8:16 am

  63. liked your post.. checking out the others! following you now

    16/06/2012 at 9:21 am

  64. Interesting!

    16/06/2012 at 2:15 pm

  65. www.macuisineetvous.com

    jolie photo de transhumance.
    Benoit
    http://mesphotosetvous.wordpress.com

    17/06/2012 at 7:27 am

  66. Reblogged this on updateurknwldge.

    17/06/2012 at 8:06 am

  67. nice work man………. will follow you

    17/06/2012 at 8:07 am

  68. It’s nice how so many of the sheep are looking directly into the camera :)

    19/06/2012 at 10:31 am

  69. I rather enjoy how almost all of the sheep turn to look at the photographer — sheeps are such followers, jajajaja.

    26/06/2012 at 1:55 am

  70. Beautiful photo and well captured,The sheep in the 2nd row looks like its giving a peck to the other sheep.!:)

    30/06/2012 at 5:03 pm

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