because art is a daily practice
I could write a dissertation on that second photo of the calf and the little boy. The first thing I noticed was he was standing in a layer of straw and dirt, while wearing the whitest white I'd ever seen, along with shiny black boots. In scanning the photo, I noticed all the children planning to show animals were in white from head to toe, too. Must be some requirement. But the funniest thing (and I definitely mean ironic) in this picture was the woman with her arms akimbo in a red sweat shirt in the back left. I was reminded that as she was obviously trying to stay warm, I was on my way across town and nearly had a heat stroke before I got there. Oh for your weather!They say a photo is worth 1000 words, and I think I just used them all on this one "blue ribbon" photo.
This is another series of fabulous pics! OMG! What sweet faces - both on the kids AND the animals! You've truly captures the feeling and pride of what the 4H fair is all about. Hugs, Terri xoxo
oo kimmie, your eye is so special..the cavies look so sweet and i love the girl clown...that photo is a prize winner
Such fun! I love going to animal competitions... so many interesting furry and feathered friends... Let us know how your kids' Cavies did.
In answer to Elizabeth's comment: the boy dressed in all white head to toe is showing his heifer calf in the Dairy division. It's interesting because for Dairy, the kids are all in white (which is astonishing that they can STAY white). But for the Beef division, the kids are in western wear. They are SUCH cute kids though - so serious and well mannered - they work SO hard!
your subject line made me immediately think of THE WHO singing "the kids are alright" now that took me back!Your photos capture such a sweetness and sense of pride ... Love Love Love them Kimmie ... everyone is cleaned up so nicely including the animals FUN!oxo
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