ElaineZD
ElaineZD

Country Horses



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13 Comments | Report
catherinethompson PRO+
 
catherinethompson May 01, 2016
Beautiful shot. Congratulations.
ElaineZD
ElaineZD May 02, 2016
Thank you Catherine and happy shooting! :)
jmimages PRO+
 
jmimages May 18, 2016
Truly an amazing photo. A new favorite for me!!!
ElaineZD
ElaineZD May 19, 2016
Thank you so much for very generous comment!
SteBil30 Platinum
 
SteBil30 June 24, 2016
FANTASTIC capture Elaine!!!
ElaineZD
ElaineZD June 27, 2016
Thanks so very much, glad you like it! Have a great day! :)
07victor84
 
07victor84 July 18, 2016
Congratitulations In Ur First Place, Super Awesome, Very Nice Shot !!!
ElaineZD
ElaineZD July 18, 2016
Thanks so very much Victor for all you enthusiasm and your generous comments!! I really appreciate it....happy shooting and have a great day! :)
bonjoy
 
bonjoy July 18, 2016
Congratulations on your win. Great shot.
ElaineZD
ElaineZD July 19, 2016
Thanks so much! I am very happy this shot was selected. Thanks for your comment it is very encouraging! Happy shooting and have a great day! :)
ElaineCatlingPhotography
 
ElaineCatlingPhotography August 19, 2016
Superb work Congratulations!
ElaineZD
ElaineZD August 21, 2016
Thanks so very much! Have a great day! :)
lstonekim
 
lstonekim August 20, 2016
Beautiful! Congratulations!
ElaineZD
ElaineZD August 21, 2016
So glad you like it, I appreciate your comment and encouragement! Happy shooting! :)
Prijaznica
 
Prijaznica August 21, 2016
Congratulations!
ElaineZD
ElaineZD August 21, 2016
Thank you so much and kudos to you on your gallery, it is amazing! Your a very talented photographer! Thanks again and happy shooting! :)
eelcovanroden PRO+
 
eelcovanroden August 23, 2016
Congratulations on your Challenge Win!
KARENLEIGH
 
KARENLEIGH November 04, 2016
beautiful;
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ElaineZD
ElaineZD November 04, 2016
Thank you Karen, I appreciate your comment and your visit to my gallery! Happy shooting! :)
lsuits PRO
 
lsuits February 16, 2017
Stunning photograph of two truly magnificent horses. Great capture!!!
ElaineZD
ElaineZD February 20, 2017
Thank you very much! I was lucky that day, the horses were quite accomodating with posing for me. Thanks again and happy shooting! :)
Alwolfe Premium
 
Alwolfe September 26, 2017
Beautiful photo!
ElaineZD
ElaineZD September 26, 2017
Thank you again, I really appreciate your comment! Happy shooting! :)
Farmhouse
 
Farmhouse August 22, 2021
Really nice photo
ElaineZD
ElaineZD August 24, 2021
Thanks a bunch, I really appreciate the feedback! I have to applaud you as well, you have a lot of gems in your gallery as well! Thanks again and happy shooting!
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Behind The Lens

Location
I took this photo about 10 minutes away from my home in the rural part of our city. This was a random farm, that had its horses out and the owners were gracious enough to allow me to take some pictures.
Time
This photo was taken in the afternoon, in the latter part of September.
Lighting
The lighting was all natural for this photo.
Equipment
To take this photo I used my Canon EOS REBEL T3i and my 250mm lens.
Inspiration
I am always trying to capture didn't things. I have been trying to come across horses that are not busy eating. So I was so pleased to come across these magnificent creatures, just hanging out together. I hope to one day capture horse running freely.
Editing
Yes, I did some tweaking in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. First I always like to straighten and crop my photos. Typically if I have taken a decent shot with the camera, I will usually adjust the highlights, shadows, whites, blacks and clarity if need be. With this shot I also went a bit further and adjusted the vibrancy and saturation.
In my camera bag
I typically carry 3 cameras in my bag. A Canon EOS REBEL T3i, Canon EOS REBEL T2i and my Waterproof Canon Powershot D20 cameras. I also have 3 lens I carry, an 18 mm, a 55 mm, and 250 mm lens. I also have my Canon Speedlite 430EX II. I always carry a minimum of 4 fully charged batteries for either the cameras or for the flash and I also have a battery charger with me just in case. I carry a polarizing filter, a little water spray bottle, lens cleaners and a remote for the cameras. It would be nice to travel a little lighter, but I do want to try and be prepared, just in case that photo opportunity does present itself. Mind you, I do realize I need to start bringing my tripod out with me more
Feedback
My advice is just to be observant and respectful of your surroundings and nature. Soak in all the natural and manmade beauty that surrounds us. If you just stop and really take a look, you will see that there is beauty all around us. If I find something I am inspired to shoot, I try playing with the settings and angles of the shot. I can take several shots of a single scene, with an adjustment here and there, or shoot from another perspective. As an amateur photographer I am constantly trying to develop my eye and skills. Most of all I just recommend that you just have fun with your camera and your surroundings!

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