Cows in Field, West Sussex

Cows, Horsham, West Sussex August 2020

This is from last summer. I know I have titled this cows – but I have a feeling these are really bullocks. On the farmland near where I live there is always a fairly continuous turnover of livestock.

Sheep, Horsham, West Sussex January 2021

And as you can see here, the field now contains sheep. As subjects, they are quite different when I approach the hedge: the cows (or bullocks) tend to walk over to stare at me, while the sheep usually to run away. Sometimes, if I use my patented stalking method (stand very still), the sheep drift back. But they are aways watching me very closely.

In The Morning

Cows In Field, May 2019

I was on my way to work, when I passed this field. So I stopped and took a photo.

A few years ago Chase Jarvis – a prominent photographer – released a book about “the best camera being the one you have with you” – showing his snaps with an iPhone. Part of the appeal of the book was the range of things which he photographed – which he though were worth photographing.

I don’t like my phone to take photos, but I do like it for the afterwards, the reviewing and post-processing.

And it is great for taking a quick picture on the way to work.