Beautiful Sheep

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Frances Lincoln Limited, Jul 1, 2008 - Photography of livestock - 112 pages
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This beautiful collection of portraits shows sheep as you have never seen them before – polished, preened and styled to perfection prior to competition. The elegance and quirkiness of these adorable champion breeds is captured perfectly in the stunning studio photography by leading fashion photographer, Paul Farnham. Vet Kathryn Dun, Honorary Secretary for the Sheep Veterinary Society, has provided the informative text.

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Review: Beautiful Sheep: Portraits of Champion Breeds

User Review  - Smellsofbikes - Goodreads

They're sheep. Pages and pages of sheep. Blast their unearthly creepy eyes. But the photography is good and there's lots of information, although be warned up front that it's all British sheep. Read full review

Review: Beautiful Sheep: Portraits of Champion Breeds

User Review  - Nell - Goodreads

They're sheep, and they can be beautiful. I hadn't thought much about the number and diversity of breeds, of which this is a small proportion. I'm more interested from the perspective of fiber than meat or dairy. Read full review

About the author (2008)

KATHRYN DUN is Honorary Secretary for the Sheep Veterinary Society. She qualified as a vet at the Royal School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh in 1992. She returned to the school in 1994 and works there as a farm vet in the farm animal teaching practice. While on duty there in 1997, she assisted with the delivery of Dolly, the famous cloned sheep. Kathryn helps show her family’s North Country Cheviots and Scotch Mules at numerous events, including the Royal Highland Show.
PAUL FARNHAM learnt the art of fashion photography by working alongside the likes of Bryan Adams, Annie Liebowitz and Brigitte Lacombe. He now has an impressive portfolio of clients including Burberry, Oyster and Dansk. Paul’s renowned ability to make his models feel relaxed in front of the camera was fully tested by the unique demands of applying fashion photography techniques to some unusual catwalk models in Beautiful Sheep.

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