Last Frame: Goats Gone Wild

Goats Gone Wild, as seen in the July 2016 issue:

Last Frame: Goats Gone Wild
Photo By Deanne Fitzmaurice

Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist and filmmaker Deanne Fitzmaurice had an unexpected photo opportunity while leading a photography tour in Morocco in March 2015. “We were driving through the countryside and came across these goats in a tree,” she explained. “I expect to see birds and squirrels in trees, but not goats. I learned that these argan trees only grow in Morocco and the nuts produce what’s known as Moroccan Oil, a popular skin and hair product. Apparently Moroccan goats go nuts for this oil. I must say it was one of the most surreal things I’ve seen.” To see more of Deanne Fitzmaurice’s work, visit www.deannefitzmaurice.com and follow her on Instagram @deannefitzmaurice.

Nikon D800, Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G, f/5.6, 1/800th sec., ISO 400, Think Tank Change Up bag

 

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    On the road between Marrakech and Essaouira, there are several argan trees with goats in them. There’s also a couple of herdmen keeping the goats up there and charging tourists who stop and want to take a photograph.

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