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Six Dozen Strong
Photograph by Gordon Wiltsie

"Someday when I'm old and feeble I'll have to ride in a box like my mother," says 70-year-old Darisuren, taking the first few steps of the migration. For now, she'll move the sheep and goats by foot, thankful for one more healthy year.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Nikon F100
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia 100
Lens: 28-70mm zoom
Speed and F-Stop: 1/250 @ f/5.6

Weather Conditions: Overcast but clearing up.
Time of Day: Late morning
Lighting Techniques: Natural
Special Equipment or Comments: This photo was shot from the back of a horse, which meant I had to hold the reins with one hand and shoot one-handed with the camera in the other.
 



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