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Alpaca Calendar 2018

Alpaca Calendar 2018

New Alpaca Calendar 2018 is now available on Amazon! An Animal Photography Wall Calendar full of our most popular alpaca photographs. Every month has quotes from the Alpaca Picture Book, fun facts that give insight into these amazing animals. Photographer Karen Galbraith captures the sweet spirit of the alpacas for …

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Alpaca Calendar 2016

Our Alpaca Calendar 2016 has some of my favorite pictures from my book, “Alpaca Picture Book: Photos & Fun Facts”. The “Alpaca Picture Book” is a collection of pictures from over 13 years of raising and breeding alpacas. Through my photography, the picture book is a fun and easy way …

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Happy…

Isabella

When I look at this picture of our cute alpaca Isabella, it brings a smile to my face. Isabella was tiny and premature when she was born, about 9 pounds. We gave her the nickname Izzybit. She is slowly growing into a beautiful girl. I included her photo in my …

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Free to good home

Two free kittens

We’re offering two kittens free to a good home. They are out of our calico mom, she is one of our barn cats. These two kittens are cuter and sweeter than the rest of our barn kittens. Both kittens would make great pets as well as keep your barn free …

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Heartfelt Thanks

Alpaca and horse share hay

Walnut Creek is celebrating 12 years of raising horses and alpacas! Thanksgiving is the perfect time to share from our hearts… to say thank you and to give thanks for all of God’s blessings. The picture for this Thanksgiving post was taken when Kilo accidentally got into the alpaca pen. …

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Sweet and gentle

Sweet gentle alpacas

The alpacas are such sweet animals and they are truly a joy to photograph. The other day some friends came to visit us. They asked if they could take pictures of our alpaca crias. I grabbed my camera as well and we all went to the pen where we keep …

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Puccini crias

Charmyl's cria

I thought I would share a couple of alpaca cria photos… Puccini’s first crias! His crias are gorgeous and I think they are spectacular in every way. Their fleeces are so outstanding that the only way to describe them… they are breathtaking! I wanted to take pictures of their fleece …

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Coming and going

Cria Coming

I was trying to take a special photo for a very good friend of mine for Mother’s Day… she is the owner of Magic’s first cria. Her alpacas board here so she doesn’t get to see her babies unless I take pictures. I tried to get a good shot for …

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Out of focus

Passion out of focus

Heads up to anyone that owns a Pentax K5 camera because the auto focus on some of the K5’s needs to be calibrated. It appears that some of the K5 cameras are back focusing. Last year when I bought the Pentax K5 I thought I would have so many wonderful …

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Resurrection Day

Jesus' name on my headboard

You’re probably wondering why my headboard is the featured picture for Resurrection Day, Easter. Well I would like to share something very special with you. My Aunt gave me this beautiful cherry wood bedroom set years ago. One evening I prayed at the foot of my bed and asked God …

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Happy Thanksgiving

Our horses at Walnut Creek

At Walnut Creek Alpacas we have so much to be thankful for! God has blessed us so we can be a blessing to others. We are blessed with a beautiful family, health, happiness, and wonderful friends! A friend just emailed this to us “…give thanks in all circumstances…” 1 Thessalonians …

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Raccoon

Raccoon

We have raccoons visiting every evening after we feed the alpacas. Mama raccoon had four babies so she’s very hungry and thirsty. She usually comes by herself and leaves her babies at home. I guess she’s not finding much to eat with the extreme heat. The other day she was …

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