Yeh U may Dance Across Texas that’s for sure there are plenty of great dance-halls all over the state – but you have not made Ur mark until U’ve been I.D.’d as one who Dances With Cattle. In this photograph we’re dancing in the high clover with a bovine audience admiring our style and the very cool 32 Ford Duce we used to get out into the middle of the “dance-floor” without soiling our dancing shoes – - – remember it’s a pasture! Not only do cattle graze in the high-green but they have been know to leave a surprise or two out there for the casual stroller ~:0) For some little knowns reason I often include some of the mystical information about the camera settings and alchemistic tools and skills I’ve developed over a lifetime so those who think this magical process is done by the machine and not the artist – Ha! Anyway – used the nimble and lightweight Canon G11 – Wide-Angle lens (RAW data tells me it was 10mm) – we aimed the truck headlights up at the cattle to light them – had umbrellas and soft-boxes for the couple and the car – and about a half-million reflectors to work out the kinks in the shadow areas – generally it was right at sunset in a bit of a dell as in Farmer- in-the – - – generally a good time was had by all – the cattle seemed to like the music – it was fun! I know what some of U out there are dying to ask me about “Dances With Cattle” – the answer is yeh – everyone of us there stepped in at least one cow-pie – not too bad. Sadly, on the trip back a deer ran into the side of the VivaChas Yellow Truck – spun around and kept on going (that’s right – the deer left the scene of an accident!) So I Got me an appointment this afternoon at the repair shop at which time I’ll learn what “Nationwide is on Your Side” is all about – they were great on the phone – the shop is a whole different ball-of-wax – but as always – I’m optimistic. Regardless – each of us has the responsibility to get out there and live life – do something with our time and Make Memories and Make Pictures ~:0) VivaChas!