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How To Take A Photograph of Your Foal

1. Remove film from box and load camera.

2.  Remove film box from foal's mouth and throw in corner.

3.  Remove foal from corner and brush dirt from muzzle.

4.  Choose a suitable background for photo.

5.  Mount camera on tripod and focus.

6.  Coax foal into pre-focused spot and return to camera.

7.  Find foal again.

8.  Forget about pre-focused spot and return to camera.

9.  Chase around after foal, trying to look nonchalant.

10. Focus with one hand and fend off foal with the other hand.

11. Get tissue and clean nose print from camera lens.

12. Find foal again.

13. Unfold tripod from scrambled mess in dirt.

14. Find foal again.

15. Put cat back in tackroom and put peroxide on scratch on foal's nose.

16. Find foal again.

17. Try to get foal's attention by squeaking a toy over your head.

18. Replace your glasses and check camera for damages.

19. Fix a drink.

20. Sit back, relax, drink and resolve to teach foal "whoa" and "stand" first thing in the morning.

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