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    Sheep's migration to the Dagestan mountains I am a veterinarian who has been passionate about photography since childhood. The village where this frame is made is my homeland. Sheep is distilled each year in spring from the plain to the mountains and back in the fall. In the breeding of this breed of sheep in 1930 - 1950, my grandfather participated in whose honor I was named - Omar Pakalov. I dreamed that my pictures will be published in NatGeo and maybe this is the very moment Thank you )
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    From Your Shot photographer Rose Ungvari: "Truly a breathtaking view Pakalov! The mountain terrain looks rugged, yet the herd of sheep seem to travel across it effortlessly! The lighting you captured created beautiful shadows at play and the dust forming in the air to the right side adds a magical tone! Excellent image!"

    David Lee
    Producer, Nat Geo Your Shot
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: May 18, 2018
    Date Uploaded: May 30, 2018
    Location: Chokh, Dagestan, Russia
    Camera: SONY ILCE-7RM2
    Focal Length: 200 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/500 sec
    Aperture: f/6.3
    ISO: 160
    Copyright: © Pakalov Omar
    Categories: Culture, Nature, Travel
    Assignments: Adventures of a Lifetime, For a Portfolio Review, For National Geographic's Caption This, My First Published Badge, For National Geographic's Photo of the Day, For Your Shot's Instagram (@natgeoyourshot), My Best Photos of 2018, Explore Your State, We Love Animals
    Contests: 2019 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest, 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year