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I looked at the girls and asked whether we should shoot the bull. They both shook their heads yes.
Just then, Mike decided there was too much sunlight for his camera and said, "C.J., we have to move." Like two old men arguing over a hockey game, I gave in and we moved to a location which was better for video, but not for me to shoot the bull. With the bull coming in fast, he totally surprised both of us as he made his way over a very steep embankment, a mere 20 yards away.
Finally, the client was able to shoot the bull three more times, and it died with Owain's arm lying underneath its head.