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Freedom



Shot in Iceland, near where I grew up. Bright summer night, horses run free, it's freedom.

Shot in Iceland, near where I grew up. Bright summer night, horses run free, it's freedom.
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24 Comments | Report
CWphotos5
 
CWphotos5 July 29, 2016
Perfect timing, focus and DOF...love it!!!
DebJay
 
DebJay July 31, 2016
This is such a stunning photo of the horse! WOW!!
cindiwalters_7260 PRO+
 
cindiwalters_7260 August 06, 2016
Oh my, this is BEAUTIFUL. GREAT work!!!
modelmeemaw Platinum
 
modelmeemaw September 02, 2016
True beauty!
Martha
Laura2
 
Laura2 September 02, 2016
I love horses and the freedom for them, great picture!
Witmar
 
Witmar September 08, 2016
amazing picture
carolt55
 
carolt55 September 22, 2016
Absolutely beautiful, amazing image. Well captured!
Iceland
 
Iceland October 10, 2016
Thank you all :)
lwashingtonphoto
 
lwashingtonphoto October 18, 2016
This is gorgeous
jamiesarkett
 
jamiesarkett November 09, 2016
love this
catherinethompson PRO+
 
catherinethompson December 06, 2016
Nice action capture.
sweetpea72
 
sweetpea72 February 03, 2017
Gorgeous... Congrats!
MLundberg1
 
MLundberg1 February 03, 2017
Wow so good! :-) well done!
ks_pics PRO+
 
ks_pics February 04, 2017
Wonderful image in the way you captured mood and movement! Great work!
YepThatSarah
 
YepThatSarah February 13, 2017
Great shot of the palomino charging ahead!
Rosalies_Perspective
 
Rosalies_Perspective July 26, 2017
Beautiful photo. Great compostion and love the softness surrounding the image.
stephxanie
 
stephxanie July 26, 2017
beauty
gracecampbell_9033
 
gracecampbell_9033 October 05, 2017
Incredible
imandeepsidhu
 
imandeepsidhu October 17, 2017
Horse
johnboland PRO+
 
johnboland January 08, 2018
Beautiful!
torijophotography
 
torijophotography February 20, 2018
I’m in awe, this photo is absolutely beautiful!
LCons
 
LCons March 05, 2018
Love the DOF on this!
TomasTar PRO+
 
TomasTar June 06, 2018
Awesome
JmDreams
 
JmDreams August 23, 2018
Wow stunning

Behind The Lens

Location
Shot in Iceland, near where I grew up. Bright summer night, horses run free, it's freedom.
Time
It was late in the evening, the midnight sun shining from the north.
Lighting
Summer evening in Iceland, that is the lighting
Equipment
Nikon D5300 and Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II lens
Inspiration
What inspired me to take this photo is to witness the freedom of the life in the rural areas of Iceland. I think we are not meant to sit in front of computers all day, or stay inside houses all days or life in dense populations of people. Why is it that most of us like vacations or being outside in the nature? Could it be that it is more normal for us and more healthy in every way to live in the country, where you can walk freely without being controlled where to go?
Editing
Yes, but I don't remember what I did, must have sharpened it, little bit of clarity, less exposure from the top but overall little post processing.
In my camera bag
My worn-out bag includes Nikon D5300, two extra batteries, Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC lens, AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II lens, AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor ED 55-200mm F4-5.6G lens, remote shutter, lens cleaning cloths and chocolate. Chocolate is the most essential thing to carry when driving the center highland of Iceland. Of course food, water and other survival essentials are needed, but standing in a great landscape, waiting for the right lighting calls for good Icelandic chocolate.
Feedback
Spend less time on social media and go outside with your camera every time you can :)

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