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Discussion in 'Nature' started by Herman, May 12, 2011.

  1. Herman

    Herman The Image Stimulator

    Jul 11, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Herman
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  2. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
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    Herman, I knew we had to have a thread devoted to horses, but had missed it until just now! Very nicely done - I like the layering of color fields, literally as well as figuratively. Very nice contrast with this almost pure white horse. Great view!
     
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  3. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
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    3 versions of the same Appaloosa from the same image.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/otra/5792610428/" title="5-11-520-1.jpg by BBW: BB Wylie Walden, on Flickr"> 5792610428_aa5bb65209_z. "425" height="640" alt="5-11-520-1.jpg"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/otra/5792495838/" title="5-11-520-2.jpg by BBW: BB Wylie Walden, on Flickr"> 5792495838_843463cfb9_b. "1024" height="1024" alt="5-11-520-2.jpg"></a>


    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/otra/5792182852/" title="5-11-520.jpg by BBW: BB Wylie Walden, on Flickr"> 5792182852_6e94ea06f6_z. "425" height="640" alt="5-11-520.jpg"></a>
    (used Silver Efex for the effects in the B&W, which is supposed to make it less clear)

    He is a handsome fellow and he does know he's not an Arabian.:wink:

    Taken with the Fuji X100
     
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  4. Briar

    Briar SC All-Pro

    Oct 27, 2010
    Scotland
    Karen
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/briar34/5626634085/" title="at Linlithgow Palace by Briar34, on Flickr"> 5626634085_c29b5fe2ca_b. "732" height="1024" alt="at Linlithgow Palace"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/briar34/5627214522/" title="Linlithgow Palace Jousting Extravaganza 2010 by Briar34, on Flickr"> 5627214522_fe270278ce_b. "1024" height="731" alt="Linlithgow Palace Jousting Extravaganza 2010"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/briar34/5627211958/" title="Linlithgow Palace Jousting Extravaganza 2010 by Briar34, on Flickr"> 5627211958_33c422a847_b. "1024" height="731" alt="Linlithgow Palace Jousting Extravaganza 2010"></a>

    e-pl1 + pan 45-200mm, pp'd sep2
     
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  5. summerkl

    summerkl SC Veteran

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    Oct 11, 2010
    Vancouver, Canada
    Kevin
    One of my former cameras Nikon E8800 in 2005. I need to go back and take more photos ... and win some money!

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  6. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
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    Kevin, I am shocked, shocked, shocked that you would bet money!:drama:
     
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  7. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
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    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/otra/5784038756/" title="5-11-521-1.jpg by BBW: BB Wylie Walden, on Flickr"> 5784038756_12bf7cb39e_b. "1024" height="680" alt="5-11-521-1.jpg"></a>
     
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  8. summerkl

    summerkl SC Veteran

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    Oct 11, 2010
    Vancouver, Canada
    Kevin
    BB, you got me. I only make $2 bets, my wife is the gambler. I am only reckless with my money on camera gear:)
     
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  9. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
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    :biggrin:
     
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  10. loving it

    Loving this thread. I used to ride a lot and worked the spring and summer drive on a small family ranch for six years in a row. However I no longer have access to horses on a regular basis and miss it.
     
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  11. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
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    I love horses, too, Dave. During my college days, I had the great fortune of becoming friends with an older farmer fellow - a real character who became a great friend. He had several hundred acres and a spring fed watering trough.... He and some of his family helped me buy my first horse...and I had the time of my life... Many happy memories riding through the countryside with my faithful Shetland Sheepdog following me through the fields and woods...and even riding up on the saddle with me, if we needed to cross a state road. Ah, the good old days. I don't think I can ever see enough of horses.
     
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  12. not one myself

    Never owned one myself, but I was up on the ranch often enough that I had a horse reserved for me when ever I showed up. Yonder was his name and faithful was his step.

    Anyway I dug up a few older pics, (from an old point and shot).

    I am grinning ear to ear
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    My wives first time ever on a horse. She was a bit scared, but did a great job.
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    Several years ago my niece at a local fair
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  13. retow

    retow SC All-Pro

    Jul 24, 2010
    Racer.
     
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  14. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
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    Those are great memory pictures, Dave.:biggrin: Your niece is a cutie pie!

    retow - wow! Talk about an action shot - and real race horse, glistening with sweat! Beautiful!
     
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  15. john1027

    john1027 SC Regular

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    Jul 11, 2010
    Alexandria, VA
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  16. stillshunter

    stillshunter Super Moderator Emeritus

    Nov 5, 2010
    Down Under
    Mark
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  17. texascbx

    texascbx SC Veteran

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    Jul 10, 2010
    Canton Texas
    Ricky
  18. stillshunter

    stillshunter Super Moderator Emeritus

    Nov 5, 2010
    Down Under
    Mark
    What a beauty Ricky! I'm taking the horse and the shots!!!!

    I'm assuming she's a quarter horse? Nice strong chest...and in stride you can really see the Arab blood coursing in those veins!
     
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  19. great additions

    Loving the character of that smile stillshunter and the shot by shot texascbx.
     
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  20. texascbx

    texascbx SC Veteran

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    Jul 10, 2010
    Canton Texas
    Ricky
    Quarter horses for sure. :smile:
     
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