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Wild Horses



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12 Comments | Report
bluhorse
 
bluhorse July 13, 2016
I have horses and extensive knowledge of them and I love the way this photo presents them! Truly artistic and beatiful
staciehirsch
 
staciehirsch July 22, 2016
Our boy on the right. ????
TracieChristine
 
TracieChristine July 31, 2016
I love this photo.... it just makes me smile... without even trying!!! Absolute epic capture Tk Photographies ....thank you for sharing!!! :) I would like to share this on my Facebook page,, if that is ok with you? :)
tk_photographies
tk_photographies September 10, 2016
That's totally fine, Tracie!
Riceboy
 
Riceboy August 19, 2016
Beautiful capture
tk_photographies
tk_photographies January 24, 2017
Thank you, so much!
LISA17
 
LISA17 September 10, 2016
Beautiful Picture!!
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tk_photographies January 24, 2017
Thank you, so much!
mattarcher_7110
 
mattarcher_7110 September 10, 2016
Great shot
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tk_photographies January 24, 2017
Thank you, so much!
henemark99 PRO+
 
henemark99 January 18, 2017
Beautiful x
tk_photographies
tk_photographies January 24, 2017
Thank you!
anthonymannion PRO+
 
anthonymannion January 24, 2017
genius shot
tk_photographies
tk_photographies January 24, 2017
Thank you!
lizamaridupreez
 
lizamaridupreez February 09, 2017
Incredible
Love_For_Photography
 
Love_For_Photography February 09, 2017
Beautiful!
pacinodeppfan1
 
pacinodeppfan1 May 03, 2017
I love it! Very Cool!
shannonsmyth
 
shannonsmyth February 24, 2019
Stunning. Amazing shot.

Behind The Lens

Location
I frequent horse farms and zoos quite a lot in my spare time for fun and I just love Horses. I'll often stop by the side of the road to get pictures of them. These two were very friendly at a local horse farm that I went by and was able to go up into the pastures. They were grazing close to each other and it was just a split second shot when they touched noses. I was so lucky to get it.
Time
This was actually taken at a HORRIBLE time of day! It was taken in the mid afternoon, so the sun was right above them. But, it was creating really cool shadowing on their muscles and then I just took out the grassy background so that the main focus was right on them!
Lighting
This was taken mid-day, which proves that if you're creative, you can make anything work!
Equipment
I shot it free hand with a nikon d750 and 50mm 1.8 lens (my standard walkabout kit) Sun lighting, no flash no tripod
Inspiration
I just love the grace and musculature of horses and was with my friend and fellow artist Holly Elizondo, who was taking reference shots for her paintings. I've always been drawn to the grays and this one was following me around, so I took a lot of pictures of him.
Editing
Tons! The background was all grass, so very distracting and because of the harsh sun, color wasn't really an option. I always gravitate towards black and white for these types of stark portraits. So, I ran it through Silver efex Pro 2 so I could have full control over it, upped the structure of the blacks and then clarified it just a bit to bring out the musculature. The hardest part was the outline, because I wanted to keep most of the individual hairs and the mane of the horses. That took a bit.
In my camera bag
I always carry a camera with me, where ever I go, because you never know when you're going to see something. Usually I just have my Nikon d750 and a 50mm lens with me at all times. If I carry any more, it's probably a 35mm Sigma Art, 85mm and a few filters along with my tripod for landscapes.
Feedback
Patience. The main thing with capturing animals is that you need patience. It's going to take a while for them to get used to you. Also, if you're shooting around a herd, if they start grouping and rough housing among themselves, get back quickly, cause they can stampede. (this is where shooting with a zoom comes in)

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